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Jurisdiction: Mauritius

Venture Law Ltd*, a law firm registered in Mauritius, is our relationship law firm for Mauritius matters.

Mauritius has emerged as a financial hub for global investment, involving key jurisdictions (notably in Africa and Asia, as well as India), due to its noteworthy business and tax benefits. Combining the traditional benefits of an offshore financial centre with the distinct advantage of being a treaty-based jurisdiction, Mauritius features double taxation avoidance agreements with 42 countries (and more in development).

WHY MAURITIUS?

  • Well-regulated, business-friendly and versatile financial centre, noteworthy for investment holding, private equity, funds, banking, finance and private wealth management
  • Sound legal system upholding investor rights, with Privy Council as the ultimate court of appeal
  • Sophisticated infrastructure, financing and banking sectors
  • No exchange controls and free repatriation of capital
  • Beneficial tax regime, including no withholding taxes on dividends, interest and royalties, and no capital gains tax
  • Investment Promotion and Protection Agreements (“IPPAs”) to minimise risk and safeguard cross-border investment
  • Cost-effective business platform
  • Cultural and commercial ties with Europe, India, China and Africa
  • Compliant with FATCA and other regulations
  • Member of major regional organisations providing preferential access to African and regional markets, including the African Union, Southern African Development Community (SADC), Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) and Indian Ocean Rim Association for Regional Cooperation (IOR-ARC)
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*Conyers Dill & Pearman and Venture Law Ltd are not in partnership, and operate as separate firms. Neither firm assumes liability for the actions and the advice of the other firm.
Ashvan B. Luckraz
Partner

Venture Law Ltd | Mauritius   +230 404 9911


Sameer K. Tegally
Partner

Venture Law Ltd | Mauritius   +230 404 9908


Sonia Xavier
Partner

VENTURE LAW LTD | MAURITIUS   +230 404 9900


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