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New Developments in Estate Planning in the UAE

15 August 2018

This brings Abu Dhabi in line with its neighbour, Dubai, where non-Muslims can already register a will at the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Wills and Probate Registry to govern succession to their assets in… Read more

Exam Success for Whitmill's Head of Information Technology

03 August 2018

The Certified GDPR Foundation and Practitioner course focuses on equipping those responsible for GDPR with the knowledge and skills to implement an effective privacy and information security compliance programme under GD… Read more

Don Wijsmuller nominated at this years Citywealth IFC Awards

31 July 2018

Online voting has begun for this year’s Citywealth International Financial Centre Awards, and Whitmill Trust Company Limited’s Don Wijsmuller has been shortlisted in the Trustee of the Year – Channel Islands, Isle of Man… Read more

Wealth Structuring Options Increase for Families in the Middle East

30 July 2018

Bahrain’s new trust law, which comes into effect in November 2018, provides a comprehensive framework for the creation and administration of trusts in the kingdom. For the first time, trusts governed by the laws of other… Read more

VAT Changing the Outlook for GCC Businesses

25 July 2018

In the past, smaller businesses in the region may not have kept paper records of transactions; they will now have to set up the appropriate mechanisms to do that, to collect monies and pay taxes to the government. There… Read more

25th Anniversary Celebrations in London

14 July 2018

Guests were greeted with a glass of English “Champagne Styled” wine and enjoyed an hour long wine tasting before sitting down for a delicious three course dinner. When reflecting on the event, Don Wijsmuller said ‘‘the … Read more

Relief for tax exempt investors and overseas funds on payment of UK CGT by non-UK residents on UK commercial p…

12 July 2018

These changes will level the playing field between UK and non-UK residents investing in UK land, and simplify the current rules The risks and concerns raised by industry have been taken on board by HMRC and HMT, particu… Read more

Whitmill's new Joint Venture in Cyprus

11 July 2018

As a member of the EEC and with a wide network of international double tax treaties and low corporate tax rates, Cyprus offers a range of benefits to international businesses. Furthermore, the jurisdiction offers a stron… Read more

Whitmill further extends jurisdictional reach by establishing a presence in Limassol, Cyprus

27 June 2018

The agreement reached between the business founders Don Wijsmuller and Demos Demou, will allow Whitmill to add a seventh jurisdiction to their international offering, extending their services to include this European fin… Read more

The latest moves in the Transparency Debate

30 May 2018

A high-profile debate took place earlier this month in the UK’s House of Commons. The focus of the debate was a set of amendments to the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill, bringing the issue of beneficial ownershi… Read more