22.06 BAHRAIN

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22.07 BARBADOS

Barbados has modern and flexible legislation which allows for cost effective and speedy incorporation and operation of companies founded under the International Business Companies Act of 1982. Government fees are US$390 capital duty and US$100 annual fee for a minimal authorized capital company. Bearer shares are not permitted. One director, who can also be the secretary, may operate the company from any location. The public register of companies makes it difficult to register companies with terms such as "International" or "Global". Audited accounts need to be filed if total assets or revenue exceed US$500,000. There are no exchange controls. Barbados has double tax treaties with: U.S.A., U.K. , Canada, Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Switzerland . A registered office and agent must keep records. Shelf companies are not available and details oofshareholders are submitted to the Ministry of Finance. Company names may not include "Imperial", "Bank", or "Insurance" without license.
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22.08 BELIZE

Belize, formerly known as British Honduras, is an English speaking Commonwealth country located on the Caribbean coast of Central America and as a former British colony enjoys Westminster style constitutional arrangements with free elections and peaceful transfers of power. H.M. Queen Elizabeth II is Head of State. Belize also has stationed on its territory a British garrison.

The country, which is relatively under-populated (an estimated 212,000 persons reside in an area approximately equivalent in size to Wales or the State of Massachusetts), offers significant opportunities in the tourism, agriculture, marine culture and finance sectors and its Government operates a Economic Citizenship Program with a view to stimulating inward investment and harnessing managerial and entrepreneurial skills.

Belize has modern and flexible legislation which allows for very cost effective and speedy incorporation and operation of companies formed under the International Business Companies Act of 1990. Government fees are only $100 capital duty and $100 annual fee for a minimal authorized capital company. Bearer and no par value shares are permitted and one director, who can also be the secretary may operate the company from any location. There is no public register. No accounts or annual returns need to be filed. There are no exchange controls applicable to International Business Companies and no double tax treaties. A registered office and agent must keep minimal records: copies of the register of members; minimum one shareholder, and directors with an impression of the seal. Shelf companies are available. Company names may not include imperial, bank or insurance without licenses.
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