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How to Register a Trademark in Belize

How to Register a Trademark in Belize

Registering a trademark in Belize brings many advantages to a business, as it protects the distinctive signs their consumers recognize them by. Belize has established as one of the largest economies in Central America with a stable currency and pro-investment governmental policies. For companies that expand their business operations to Belize, registering a trademark is essential in order to...

Belize Strengthening International Trade Relations

Belize Strengthening International Trade Relations

Belize is making great efforts to strengthen its international trade relations and attract new business to its shores. The focus is on both existing and new trade relationships.The Belizean government undertook several country visits, meetings, and other engagements in order to strengthen its international ties with significant partners. We outline the most recent and most important...

How to Liquidate a Company in Belize

How to Liquidate a Company in Belize

It is important to understand the steps on how to liquidate a company in Belize if you are considering exiting the market. As a small country in Central America experiencing positive, but slow, economic growth, companies may make the decision to close down operations.The liquidation process of a company in Belize is complex and undertaking the full and correct process can take time. There are...

What Are the Implications of Belize’s New IBC Legislation?

What Are the Implications of Belize’s New IBC Legislation?

In December 2018, the National Assembly of Belize passed comprehensive new legislation in order to remove itself from the ‘investment blacklist’ of the OECD and other organizations. These include the International Business Companies (Amendment) Act, 2018, the Income and Business Tax (Amendment) Act, 2018, and the Stamp Duties (Amendment) Act, 2018. Belize was an attractive investment destination...

Belize Legislative Update – How Does it Affect Belizean IBCs?

Belize Legislative Update – How Does it Affect Belizean IBCs?

In December 2018, the National Assembly of Belize passed The International Business Companies (Amendment) Act, The Income and Business Tax (Amendment) Act and the Stamp Duties (Amendment) Act.  In order to remove itself from the ‘investment blacklist’, and once again become a reliable ‘financial haven’, the government of Belize has made concessions for international regulatory organizations;...

What are the Advantages of Incorporating an Offshore Structure in Belize?

What are the Advantages of Incorporating an Offshore Structure in Belize?

Perfectly located in the beautiful Caribbean Sea only 2 hours from Cancun, Belize is an astounding destination for holidays and business ventures. With a population of 340 000, Belize has a lot to offer for investors, and the destination is renowned for its offshore opportunities. When it comes to business and trading, and in particular, offshore company formation and/or incorporation, Belize...

What is the Process to Incorporate an Offshore Company in Belize?

What is the Process to Incorporate an Offshore Company in Belize?

Are you planning on incorporating a company abroad? Do you know how? Are you looking for a cost-effective, efficient process requiring minimal documentation? Then you should start thinking about Belize as a potential option. Belize, a small Central American country offers a number of key advantages for incorporation, with the jurisdiction fast becoming the destination of choice for both...

Why Choose Belize for an Offshore Company Incorporation?

Why Choose Belize for an Offshore Company Incorporation?

Belize, a formerly British colony, gained its independence 1981 and remains a fairly small country with only 340,000 inhabitants. The old capital Belize city is the major commercial centre, but Belmopan city is the current capital of the country. It is perfectly located between the tranquil waters of the Caribbean Sea and the tropical jungles of Central America. Belize is renowned for having a...

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