Harbor View Corporate Services Ltd. offers enterprise-wide support services, specialised knowledge and best practices to incorporate and serve local and exempted companies.
We provide exemplary corporate administrative and support services to Bermuda companies and are committed to ensuring clients receive the highest standard of professionalism at competitive rates.
Harbor view is affiliated with the Bermuda law firm Chancery Legal Ltd. with which it works closely during the company pre-formation and incorporation stages. Chancery Legal Ltd. operates a civil, real estate, family and corporate department and serves both local and international clients. The firm offers legal services of the highest standard: Its mandate is to provide fresh and innovative solutions to clients' complex and often unique legal and commercial challenges. The firm specialises in matters that demand a high level of expertise and benefits from a superlative knowledge of the law.
Bermuda is widely recognised as the premier offshore financial centre. It has enjoyed a long history of political, economic and social stability.
Its international business sector has benefitted from robust regulation, insulating it from the types of scandals that have plagued other offshore jurisdictions. Bermuda is a self-governing and politically stable British Overseas Territory with one of the oldest Parliamentary Democracies in the world.
Bermuda has a high reputation as a "blue-chip" financial and business centre with first class professional support. Major stock exchanges around the world regularly list Bermuda companies. Investors, lenders, rating agencies and other international financial service providers work alongside Bermuda companies around the world. Furthermore, over 75% of Fortune 100 companies maintain a presence in Bermuda.
The Bermuda dollar is at parity with the US dollar. Bermuda enjoys one of the 5 highest GDP per capita incomes in the world (around 50% higher than that of the US). In 2012 it boasted a GDP of 5.47billion USD giving a GDP per capita of 84,470 USD. Its economy is primarily based on providing financial services for international business in particular offshore insurance and reinsurance, and luxury facilities for tourists.
Bermuda's tax benefits make it a very attractive jurisdiction. There is no income or profits tax, corporation tax, capital gains tax, capital transfer tax, VAT or sales tax, inheritance tax or estate duty.
Bermuda's corporate law is flexible and is based on the corporate laws of England and Wales. Bermuda has a stable and well-respected legal system, which follows the common law tradition of England. The Judicial Committee of the Privy Council, which sits in London, serves as Bermuda's final court of appeal.