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Industry Updates

Ireland as a Location for International Operating Companies - the 12.5% Tax Rate

25 Mar 2011

Ireland is one of the world's leading locations for international operating companies. The pro-business environment, attractive corporation tax regime, English speaking workforce and ease of access to European Union markets all combine to offer opportunities to businesses from all over the world.

The attached briefing discusses this in further detail.

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Access to market leading legal advice across a wide range of industries and sectors is paramount to the success of businesses seeking international expertise with local support. The Maples Group's legal services teams are globally coordinated, with consistent systems, policies and procedures across all offices, and connected by a common goal: to deliver the highest quality advice and solutions to our clients. Offering an extensive range of legal services, we advise financial, institutional, business and private clients on the laws of the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, Ireland, Jersey and Luxembourg, delivering time zone convenience and accessibility from these and other leading key international financial centres. Through constructive dialogue and engagement with governments, regulators and industry associations, we have helped shape financial industry innovation and regulation in many of the jurisdictions in which we operate.

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With increasing demand from investors and regulators for strong oversight and the highest standards of corporate governance, there has been a notable shift towards the use of independent professional service providers for investment fund and structured finance vehicles. Across our offices globally, the Maples Group brings in-depth knowledge and expertise of regulatory and investor requirements and best practice. An institutional grade infrastructure coupled with a highly responsive approach to client service ensures our clients are comprehensively supported in navigating the complexities of today’s global business landscape.

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Advising on the laws of the BVI, the Cayman Islands, Ireland, Jersey and Luxembourg, our global corporate team provides expert legal advice to corporate clients on all corporate commercial matters.  Our clients include major banks, multinationals and institutional investment firms, leading law and accountancy firms and a number of state / government entities across all industry sectors. 

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