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We provide business consultative solutions for global business setup and services beyond the initial start-up, to clients from around the globe. We provide offshore company registration in hong kong.

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Why Stephen M.S Lai & Co CPA Ltd?
Stephen M.S Lai and co. CPA LTD. is not just a company, it is a team of dedicated individuals; expert in their fields and experienced in their job. We provide following professional company registration hong kong as well as global services.

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We provide to-the-point, legally verified and best suited business solutions to global clients intending to invest in offshore businesses in international level including Hong Kong. Our experts are well aware about the visa attainment, banking and business set up procedures in the respective countries.

Selecting the Right Business

Our professionals guide you about various investment options in the globe and Hong Kong and how can you benefit from them. We will help starting a company in hong kong.

Business Incorporation

We help you prepare applications to start up your business, file different legal registrations required in the process of starting up limited companies and incorporate your business in these countries without any effort.

Quality of Banking Services

We help you apply for and open corporate or personal bank accounts in our global banking networks for your offshore business. We assist in starting a company in hong kong.

Visa Guidance

Our advisors guide you about the documents and clearances required to apply for and attain the visas of the Hong Kong city and China and global countries ; apply for IELTS and other necessary formalities. Visa provision is strictly under the control of the visa authorities, however, we extend our expertise to ensure that no formality is missed on your part while applying for the visa.

Relocation

After Visa issuance, we help you relocate in the new country; search schools and apply for basic utilities. We provide orientation to your new surroundings. Later, we also help you to apply for residence visas and citizenship.

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STEPHEN M.S LAI & CO CPA LTD is a joint venture started  by two partners. With over decades of experience in their respective fields, they aim to bring the effortless business solutions to clients interested in starting up international businesses.

 Our professional expertise covers a broader scope which includes; international statutory and non-statutory audits arrangement services, international corporate tax issues, corporate secretarial issues, establishment and management trust fund, insolvency management services, immigration issues, Offshore company setup and arrangement bank accounts.

Our Clients

We are proud to have clients from all over the world. They belong to different industries including manufacturing, services industries of different kinds, consulting services of different sizes and more.

Our Mission


Provide professional, prudent and caring services to our global clients, keeping in view the legalities of the countries; suggesting best use of investments

We aim to provide the professional services that saves your time and brings the maximum value to your investments.

Our Team

Our specialty lies in the experience and dedication of our team. The team consists of lawyers, accountants, immigration specialists, estate agents and researchers. Every one of them is expert in accounting, law, corporate tax and related fields. Our associates in the respective countries are also professionals in their fields and aware of the laws and regulatory structures of their countries.


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Our experts ensure a timely and speedy service to our esteemed clients. The standard processing time taken by government offices in respective countries is the only time period you have to bear. We provide quick response to your queries and projects and make sure that no time is wasted in needless formalities.

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How to choose an Hong Kong company with bank account for your Offshore Operation after Pandemic?

If you are going to run a global business, you may encounter a lot of restrictions, especially you might find it is almost impossible to open a business account for your global business. Even luckily you can find one, then after doing proper research on it, you will end up knowing that it has a lot of bad comments.
Anyway, if you run or are going to run an international business, a lot of factors have to be considered. To exclude political reasons, due to recent demonstration moments in Hong Kong, I can tell you it is better to choose Hong Kong company as your offshore business. I will definitely tell you why in terms of practical views later in my discussion.

Realities about Offshore Company or Offshore Jurisdictions
As a beginning, you must know what is an offshore company or offshore jurisdictions. You probably have heard about some offshore jurisdictions, such as BVI, Seychelles, Belize, and similar others, which are commonly known as offshore jurisdictions for offshore companies.
Firstly, do not register "offshore companies" in those offshore jurisdictions, as you will most probably get troubles from your local tax authority even if you have a good explanation. Why?
Let's take an example to understand it properly. HMRC (UK Tax Authority) presume you as tax evasion at first glance if you are in the UK and register an offshore company for local or offshore business. It will definitely trigger for immediate tax investigation.
Secondly, if you go to the banks and ask them to open a bank account for your newly established offshore company, then you will definitely have rejected outcome without explanation. Why?
Let's clear this rejection issue from the recent past history, the "Panama leak of information". It revealed that famous big names having tax evasion of over $11.5 billion. Panama is regarded as an offshore country, so opening a company and a bank account there are 100% offshore and meant for tax evasion purposes. Owing to this issue, G7 countries via support from some other countries have developed tax evasion prevention guidance:
  • Money Laundering Practice
  • Common Reporting Standards (CRS)
So, if you request to open a business account for your offshore company, then the bank manager will regard the offshore company as a very high-risk business according to Money Laundering Practice. Basically, it is why you will be rejected without reason. However, if you do get acceptance from the bank, then the banking system will declare your offshore bank account as "Very High Risk". You might also hear from your friends that their bank accounts got suspended suddenly without any reason. The bank manager will always ask you for supporting documents even if you receive USD500 from your client.
Nightmare will come next year as your local tax authority will approach you and ask you to explain all the bank transactions from the overseas bank you opened for your offshore company. Remember according to CRS, the overseas bank will report your bank transactions data back to your local tax authority.

Tax Investigations – An Income Source for Governments
In the present global COVID-19 pandemic, countries are spending significantly on tackling the virus, implementing lockdowns, buying vaccines, and similar other hefty expenditures. But how do they manage to keep spending on the pandemic?
UK Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, in the recent meeting in April 2021 in the House of Commons says that he is going to employ more people to assist tax investigation. On average, after a tax investigation, the tax penalty is 3 times the original tax amount that must be paid. For example, if you made a profit of US$100, you should have paid US$50 tax. But after investigation, now you have to pay a US$150 tax amount. Similarly, if you made a profit of US$1 Million, you should pay US$500,000 tax, but now you have to pay a US$1.5 Million tax amount. These are the cases I have witnessed for many of my clients.
It is why I recommend you to opt for Hong Kong company as your offshore business. I am not here to quote you the pros and cons. I am just giving you some practical points based on real-world experience.

Why Opt for Hong Kong Company?
Hong Kong is using the territorial tax concept. According to s.14 of the Inland Revenue Law of Hong Kong, business profits are to be charged in respect of the profits which were made inside Hong Kong. Profits outside Hong Kong are not chargeable. This is a basic principle of the tax system in Hong Kong. All incomes outside Hong Kong are not taxable. It is why a lot of clients advise me how to make evidence to prove "All incomes outside Hong Kong". You will be one of my clients too.
Each year, Hong Kong Tax Department will issue a notice of tax documents to you. You have to submit all the tax data, including gross turnover, profit margin, net profits, expenses, salaries, and similar others, along with supporting documents, like auditor reports and tax computation documents in time. Afterward, Hong Kong Tax Department assessor will make an assessment according to the data you submitted. If everything goes smoothly, you will receive a notice of conclusive tax information and the tax payment charge notice. Then, as for our firm, we will make tax payment accordingly. However, if the data you submitted comes out irrationally or irregularly, or unreasonably, then a tax investigation will be placed for you. It is why a lot of overseas clients come to us for help.
We have helped clients in tax investigations and even entitled them to exempt the whole tax amount. They get a tax notice of exemption of profits tax and paid nothing at the end.
By now, you will recognize that you have received two powerful legal tax documents in your hand:
  • A tax notice and documents of your HK company having reported all your company income and profits to Hong Kong Tax Department and a tax payment charge notice.
  • A tax notice of exemption of profits tax of your HK company.
Annual Bank Account Review Concerns for Offshore Companies
According to Money Laundering Practice, the bank has to do an annual review of your bank accounts. Say if your company was registered in BVI. When the annual review times come, your bank account will be suspended and the bank manager will request tax documents of your BVI company. According to BVI law, as there is no need to file financial statements and there is no such tax law procedure to file for a BVI company, you will explain to the bank manager that your company has no such tax documents. But instead of reopening your bank account, it will be suspended permanently without your right to recourse your money back. It is a very high-risk game to use an offshore company for your global business.
However, let's assume that your company was registered in Hong Kong. Now apply the same above review scenario, but this time you will submit auditor report and supporting financial documents, plus "A tax notice and documents of your HK company having reported all your company income and profits to Hong Kong Tax Department" and “and a tax payment charge notice”. Your bank account will be released immediately, and your bank account status will be remarked as "Very Low Risk" according to Money Laundering Practice. After that, you will never encounter the situation where you are getting asked for supporting documents even if you receive USD1,000,000 from your client at once. In this stage, if you are a smart client, you must be clear about how to choose your offshore company for your global international business.

How to Choose a Bank?
To clear concepts on how to choose a bank, we will classify banks into two types. The first one is the banks in countries without CRS and the second one is the banks in countries with CRS. But, what is CRS?
CRS stands for Common Report System. It is an automatic exchange system of financial information between countries. If you live in the UK, you should open a Barclays Bank in the UK, but instead, you open a bank in the USA for your global business. Basically, UK and USA are CRS banks. So there is no difference in terms of financial data reported back to the UK Tax Authority. At final, your global business will be taxed according to the UK Tax System. You might even encounter a double tax charge between the UK and the USA if you do not handle your tax matters properly.
As a tax adviser for decades with extensive global banking networks relationship, I still cannot find any reliable banks outside CRS in which I can advise clients to open a bank account. The conclusion is that reliable and good banks only come to CRS banks.

How are the Banks in Hong Kong? 
European Commissioners reported Hong Kong jurisdiction as an "offshore tax evasion center" 10 years ago, and since then, the Hong Kong government had tried its best to remove this "offshore tax evasion center" status from the European Commissioners list. It is why banks in Hong Kong have become very strict. Presently, Hong Kong is not regarded as an "offshore tax evasion center".
If you want to open a bank account in Hong Kong, you must have a real established business in Hong Kong. An established business means you must have a true office in size, have Hong Kong employees, and have concrete local business proof records. Otherwise, you cannot open a bank account in Hong Kong.
If you go search in Google about opening a bank account in Hong Kong, you will find some professional firms claiming to facilitate in it. Please read carefully! They charge you the service fee for an arrangement. But when the bank rejects your application, the service fee is not refundable.

Don't get into the Trap of Money Processing Licence Firms
Some professional firms provide services for opening bank accounts in Hong Kong remotely in Neat, Currenxie, Statrys, etc. But the reality is that Neat, Currenxie, Statrys, and similar others are not banks and they do not have a banking licence. They hold money processing licence only issued from Hong Kong Customs And Excise Department. Take "ABC money processing licence provider" as an example. ABC open two bank accounts in Hong Kong, one in DBS Hong Kong, and the other one in Citi Bank in Hong Kong. The bank account in DBS Hong Kong is ABC's main business account. This is the business account for its general business. The bank account in Citi Bank in Hong Kong is ABC business account for the client account. Say the ABC business account for the client account is 123-456-789
Now ABC has three clients.
Client A name is David Lam & Co Limited
Client B name is Peter Son Limited
Client C name is General Asia Limited
ABC will assign the same client account number for A, B, and C clients, and say that their banking instructions are below:
For Client A 
Client name: ABC Company Ltd - David Lam
Account number: 123-456-789
For Client B
Client name: ABC Company Ltd – Peter Son
Account number: 123-456-789
For Client C
Client name: ABC Company Ltd – General Asia
Account number: 123-456-789
From the ABC company's perspective, it has assigned its "ONE" business account for all clients. In terms of David Lam, David Lam thinks Account number: 123-456-789 is the bank account only for David Lam, but in fact, it is not.
It is a very high risk game. For example, if Peter Son commits fraud or just encounters review but without providing supporting documents to support his business. The client account for this one account number 123-456-789 will be frozen. That means all clients' money kept in this ONE client bank account will be frozen immediately. It is a very high risk for global clients if they open these E-business accounts under a money processing licence.

Concerns associated with Opening Traditional Bank Account in Hong Kong
Some professional firms even claim that they can open a traditional bank account in Hong Kong, but they request a very big sum of money, say US$5,000 to US$8,000
Please click Here to learn about a very serious financial crime that happened in Hong Kong in 2021. A lot of bank managers were arrested, due to the corruption of receiving funds to help overseas clients to open a traditional bank account in Hong Kong.
If you open a traditional bank account in Hong Kong either by remote or visit through some help of professional firms in Hong Kong or overseas, then after your bank account has been opened, your file will be reported to Hong Kong Police Financial Crime for further investigation. This way, your traditional bank account will suspend suddenly one day. Opening a traditional bank account in Hong Kong is a very high risk game now. We have clients coming to us for help. They spent US$8,000 and opened bank accounts, but they got suspended within days.

How about EU Banks?
If you come from EU countries, you must understand that EU banks are very strict. They will always suspend your bank accounts without notice, and your bank accounts are always subject to compliance checks. EU banks will not open for offshore companies. If they can open, try to avoid getting into their trap. You will feel badly frustrated someday. Trust me.

How about Singapore Banks?
As banks in Hong Kong no longer open bank accounts for overseas clients including Chinese, a lot of Chinese businessmen came to Singapore and opened Singapore bank accounts. However, it comes out with a lot of crime and fake issues. In addition, Singapore banks now no longer open bank accounts for overseas clients, even they have very concrete business records.
As a professional in this field with decades of market experience, we have a team of bank managers in CRS belonging to highly reputed and trustworthy banks.
They say:
  • They can only open for Stephen M.S.Lai & Co CPA Limited, as our clients are very good clients without troubles.
  • They are willing to open for our clients through Hong Kong company as an offshore jurisdiction for their global business, as Hong Kong company is regarded as “very low risk” according to Money Laundering Practice, and Hong Kong is not regarded as “offshore evasion center”.
  • They are willing to open by remote without a visit.
  • They accept identity records only with copies without through strict procedures of Notary Public or international lawyers to certify identity records. They only accept copied documents certified by Stephen M.S.Lai & Co CPA Limited.
  • They have very good international banking facilities and multi-currencies.
  • They can open within 3-4 weeks by remote.
  • They have branches in Hong Kong, China, and over the world.
  • They provide other banking services in addition to general banking services, including Fixed Deposit, Funds Management services, Loan services, Investment services, etc.
  • The important one is that they will not ask you to sign CRS (Common Report Standards) and submit directly go through the Compliance Department. Without CRS means that the bank cannot report your financial data from the bank account to your tax local country authority.
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Stephen Lai, Partner, FCCA, HKICPA, MBA(UK), LLB(UK)
Stephen M.S.Lai & Co CPA Limited
Senior Partner of Stephen M.S Lai & Co. CPA Limited, Mr. Stephen Lai
FCCA (A fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certificate Accountants)
HKICPA (A practising member of Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants)
MBA (Master of Business Administration from Heriot-Watt University, UK)
PDA (Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration from Heriot-Watt University, UK)
PCA (Postgraduate Certificate in Business Administration from Heriot-Watt University, UK)
LLB (Undergraduate of Law Degree from Nottingham Trent University, UK)

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How to register a company in HK? Our Hong Kong incorporation services include three promotions for new company registration in Hong Kong. Open company in Hong Kong online in only one day. Submit us your application. We apply for trademark registry Hong Kong in the Hong Kong corporation registration authority. Hong Kong small business startup only 1 Day

Scheme B) Best suited for Overseas businessmen with bank accounts arrangements in Hong Kong

$600
  • Costs only 600$ Scheme + Government fee $530 USD
  • We provide:
  • Registered Office Address
  • Appointment of Corporate Secretary
  • Registration at Companies Registry (CR)
  • Receive following corporate documents’ electronic copy over the email:
  • Certificate of Incorporation and Business Certificate
  • Original Formation documents
  • Note our packages include the following:
  • Compliance officer, and Data Information Officer as per the Hong Kong law
  • Business office address: (We receive your mail and send it to you quarterly without any further charges. In case it is urgent, please inform us over the email and we will send it via express courier without delay)
  • Public phone line (we receive your calls, tell your clients you are away, note down their contact details and email the information to you)
  • Public fax line: (We receive your fax online. We also directly forward the e-fax back to you if it is from you)
  • Receive Mail and Mail forwarding
  • Keeping significance controllers registers as requested by Law of Hong Kong.
  • Please Note:
  • For Scheme B), We only arrange the bank account opening process for Hong Kong corporate formation. We cannot guarantee the opening of the account for sure. To see the criteria of eligibility for opening a bank account opening please visit the website of relevant banks for details.
  • Also, US$250 will also BE CHARGED for proceeding the certification processing for Hong Kong holding company formation documents, passport and address proofs that are certified by CPA. Also for issuing referral letter required by banks, especially by HSBC.

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We provide the following Incorporation Services in Hong Kong:
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  2. Corporate Secretary
  3. Registration at Companies Registry (CR)

Receive electronic copies of following corporate documents over E-mail:
  • Original Formation documents
  • Electronic copy of the Certificate of Incorporation
  • Electronic copy of the Business Certificate



Note our Hong Kong incorporation services package include the following:
Compliance officer, and Data Information Officer as per the Hong Kong law
  1. Business office address: (We receive your mail and send it to you quarterly without any further charges. In case it is urgent, please inform us over the email and we will send it via express courier without delay)
  2. Public phone line (we receive your calls, tell your clients you are away, note down their contact details and email the information to you)
  3. Public fax line: (We receive your fax online. We also directly forward the e-fax back to you if it is from you)
  4. Receive Mail and Mail forwarding
  5. Keeping significance controllers registers as requested by Law of Hong Kong.

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What You Need to Know About a Good Hong Kong Incorporation Service Provider
If you are planning for Hong Kong incorporation services, then the best way to do so is to consider hiring the services of a professional, well-established, and reliable Hong Kong incorporation service provider. There are many such companies available in themarket and they all claim to be the best.

Which one is the best?
Before you hire any such company for the purpose, you need to be certain about the right one for your business.The best option is to get references from people who have previously worked with such companies and have experienced good services from them. Therefore, when you go looking for a suitable Hong Kong incorporation service provider, make sure that you find out more about them before making any decision. Also, you can ask them to provide you with complete information on how they handled the process of incorporation of your business.

Background and Expertise
The other point you need to consider while choosing the right Hong Kong incorporation service provider is their background and expertise. They should have good knowledge of different types of businesses, be able to provide you with good advice on different legal matters, etc. And most important of all, you should be sure that the company is legally registered with the government. In case the company is not properly registered with the government, then you will be in big trouble.

Also, you should ensure that the Hong Kong incorporation services provided by such companies have specific features and tools for handling of incorporation procedures. Some features may include an account of all the formalities involved in the incorporation of a company. Other features might include virtual incorporation of a company, accounting facility, the role of shareholders and directors, etc. So, if you want to avail the best Hong Kong incorporation services, then you should be careful while selecting the best company for the task.

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Effect of Pandemic Virus upon Business?
Corona Virus Effect

It is a nightmare. It is a year of nightmare. It is a nightmare that many people, their family, relatives, friends, etc are dead without help. The point is that after we wake up, we still hear from the news we have 1,000 people dead from virus, Coronavirus. It is a pandemics that it has very high contagious. Now many countries are lock down, that means schools close, businesses close, government offices close, all close. Local economies close, and global economies close.  Closes means businesses will close forever; workers become unemployed. Local economies are going to recession, global economies become very risk.This virus will die some months in future. However it will return again, unfortunately scientists haven’t invented a vaccine. That means if Coronavirus comes back, it will lockdown again. Can you afford for second Lockdown ?This is the time you need to change your business model. Many consumers will choose online supermarkets to buy food, etc. Many parents will buy toys online. If you need to hold a meeting, you can go with online meeting. Schools are online teaching. Yes, online business model. You need ultimate online business model. It is a model that you do business via online operations. From physical to non-physical, as your clients have changed their buying habits, from physical to online.

Advantage of Online Business

The main advantage of online is that you can do local business, and also do with global business. That means you can expand your market globally. The importance is that you can diversify your risks of business, at least to prevent Lockdown risks.
You need offshore mechanics. It means you need offshore company, offshore bank, offshore supports for your offshore operations. Offshore is not means overseas, but online. Frankly speaking, you need online company, online bank, online supports for your online operations to prevent Lockdown risks.

Advantages of online companies

  1. Global markets
  2. No VAT
  3. No corporation tax

Advantages of online banks

  1. Online banking services
  2. Multi-currency supports
  3. International payment gateways supports to global business

What online companies are best ?

We will list out some points which most businessmen will regard as the best:
Global markets

  • No VAT
  • No or low corporation tax
  • Not expensive for setup
  • Privacy of Protection
  • Fast setup
  • No money laundering problem

As an experience offshore professional, I can tell you that it is impossible to find a jurisdiction which can meet all the points above. However, we can combine one jurisdiction to another jurisdiction so as to meet all the points above.

Online business strategies

We recommend Seychelles setup as Seychelles meet six points above, namely:
Global markets

  • No VAT
  • No or low corporation tax
  • Not expensive for setup
  • Privacy of Protection (Seychelles has no public search register)
  • Fast setup

However, it doesn’t solve out money laundering problem. As if you make profits, Seychelles law don’t allow you to file tax documents, so you cannot explain your sources of funds. Most likely government officials will regard unexplained funds as money laundering issues.

How to handle money laundering problem?

We can register again with Hong Kong tax authority with Seychelles setup. Under this arrangement, Hong Kong tax authority will issue tax documents to the taxpayer, however as client hasn’t done business in Hong Kong, under Hong Kong tax law, client is not required to pay tax in Hong Kong. We can help client to make exemption of tax paid in Hong Kong. Therefore, client will get an official tax notice that client is exempted from their sources of funds. Client gets an official proof of source record from Hong Kong government tax authority.

This is a strategy we will:

  1. Register client with Seychelles setup
  2. Register again with business registration through Hong Kong tax authority.
  3. After that we can open online business accounts. Before discussing business accounts, clients have to know what are FACTA, and Common Reporting Standards.
  4. FACTA is a 2010 United States federal law which requires all non-U.S. foreign financial institutions (FFIs) to report their bank data to USA.
  5. The Common Reporting Standard (CRS) is an information standard for the Automatic Exchange Of Information (AEOI) between financial institutions (FFIs) towards their tax authorities over the global level.

How can I find a bank who escape from FACTA or CRS?

Over years to study global banks, I can tell you that if you find a bank who claim he is not under FACTA or CRS. This bank is a scammer. Banks are the traditional banks like HSBC, Citibanks in which they hold banking licenses and are engaged in banking services which are under the rules of FACTA, and CRS. Online banks are E-banks over the world which provide bank services under e-plates but hold banking licenses, and so they are under the rules of FACTA, and CRS.
However, in Hong Kong, bank services are under banking licenses which are issued by Hong Kong Money Authority. So all banks in Hong Kong are under FACTA or CRS. Hong Kong has no E-banking industry at the moment. They are still under legal process.
To supplement this shortfalls for international clients, Hong Kong government assigns Hong Kong Customs and Excise Department to issue Money Service Operators (MSO) licenses for international banking services. Hong Kong Customs and Excise Department is not Hong Kong Money Authority, and has no power to issue banking licenses, and so MSO banks are not subject to ACTA or CRS. However, Hong Kong Customs and Excise Department allows to issue MSO licenses which can provide bank services.


Hong Kong MSO can provide online business account services to global clients with:

  1. Personal or Corporate business accounts With multi-currencies
  2. Provide deposit services and payment services worldwide
  3. Provide payment processing and payment gateway services
  4. Provide personal or corporate debit cards which allow access fund over the world through global cash machine
  5. But they don’t allow provide other banking services like insurance, investment, etc.


So we do suggest for ultimate online setup for online operations with online bank services which include:
Receipt of payments from clients/Settlement of payments to suppliers with Multi currencies through Wire Transfer, Stripe/Paypal, Visa, Master, AE cards, Debit cards We have worked with three MSO bank services which can open online business accounts by remote, and within 1 week.
So with new setup by remote, we can do within 1-2 days:
Open online-business account in HK, we can do within 1 week by remote. Therefore, working with us, for our ultimate online setup for online operations with online bank, it takes only within 1 week.

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 Hong Kong New Setup

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Global Banking Solutions

www.onlinecompanyregister.com/global-banking-solutions

Global Companies Setup

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