Worker vs employer: who owns intellectual property?
The leading consultant of the consulting company UKEY Daria Zernina explains the difference between confidential information and information as a result of intellectual activity. The category of valuable information relates to the category of its protection and use.
The value of information is directly related to how reliably it is protected from uncontrolled distribution and use. The better the information is protected and the less people use it in their business, the more benefit it brings to those who own it. And that means its value is higher.
And this is not only about companies specializing in the development of IT-products. Confidential information and intellectual property exist in many other areas: educational, service, marketing, and so on. Continue reading
International investment under the flag of the UAE
The UAE is an ideal location for making investments and managing them all over the world: income received outside the country is completely exempt from any taxes, and investment activity, including international, is considered prestigious and encouraged by the government – the investor can count on loyalty and support with sides of business, banks and government institutions
Yes, the UAE is not the only tax-free jurisdiction in the world, but most of the “tax havens” are on the “black lists” of almost all civilized countries. The UAE does not concern the consequences of global trends of deoffshorization, therefore, companies registered on their territory do not have problems and additional costs when settling with counterparties from other states. In addition, the UAE has concluded double taxation avoidance treaties and mutual protection of investments with many countries of the world. Continue reading
What is offshore, onshore and midshore?
If you have ever created a business on your own, from the zero cycle, then you probably took into account the different possibilities for the place of registration. This usually happens at the place of registration of the founders of a new company. But imagine that you are from different areas, cities or even countries ….
How to choose a specific place of registration, where your business project will be happy, it will feel comfortable, and where is it simply profitable to conduct business?
The questions are by no means idle, but of concern to many entrepreneurs, as well as those who aspire to become such. Let’s figure out what the options are. Continue reading