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New Zealand

New Zealand is an attractive jurisdiction for the establishment of wealth planning structures, despite neither being offshore nor offering especially low tax rates. Its trust law is very much based on its English equivalent and its robust political and legal systems promote a stable economic and political environment.

Compliant with international standards of regulation and supervision, New Zealand’s relative proximity to Asia also makes it a favourable place for conducting business with the Asian market.

New Zealand Key Facts

  • Mature legal system based on English common law
  • Attractive jurisdiction for wealth planning structures
  • Robust regulatory regime with highest standards of transparency and accountability
  • Political and economic stability
  • Strong infrastructure
  • Gateway to Asia-Pacific

Services & Sectors

JTC Kensington’s New Zealand office offers private and institutional clients a wide range of trust, fiduciary and corporate services, with an emphasis on providing services to clients in the Asia-Pacific region.

We have a comprehensive understanding of New Zealand as a jurisdiction, including the benefits of its trust legislation, and our dedicated service team is highly experienced in providing services to meet the needs of high and ultra-high net worth clients.

JTC Kensington is an alliance between JTC and Kensington Trust Group that was established in 2013 and has been subsequently strengthened in the following years.

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