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Leading Adviser in Portugal

Leading Adviser in Portugal Account Book are a company of professionals whose sole corporate purpose is the provision of accounting and related services, payroll processing, tax advisory services and management consulting. Founder and Managing Partner Rui Miguel Guerreiro talks us through the legal sector in the region and the firm’s role within the sector.

Name: Rui Miguel Guerreiro Email: rmg@accountbook.pt Web: www.accountbook.pt Office: Street Eng. Paulo de Barros, n.º 30, r/c Esq., 1500-264, Lisbon Telephone: (+351) 210 910 590

Cone Marshall Limited Company: Cone Marshall Limited Email: gcone@conemarshall.com; kmarshall@conemarshall.com Web: www.conemarshall.com Address: Level 3, 18 Stanley Street, Parnell, Auckland, New Zealand Telephone: +6493073950

Based in Lisbon Account Book is an accounting society, which is a member of the Order of Chartered Accountants and acts as the regulator of the activity in Portugal.

The labour law have since changed but, in my opinion, more needs to be done to encourage foreign investment to bolster our economy, which has still not recovered fully from the economic crisis in Europe.

As such we have a unique insight into the legal market in the country. Portugal has long been a very welcoming country stable and safe to invest, however in recent years investors have been faced with many constraints such as excessive bureaucracy, a high tax burden on businesses, an overly protective and rigid labour laws or paralyzed justice.

Moving forward, I think 2016 will be a very good year for our company. We are keen to increase the share of customers from English-speaking countries. We are members of the British-Portuguese Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and we have presence in some internet sites especially designed for expatriates as AngloINFO which will help us in this endeavour, and I am hoping that changes in the laws further help us to achieve this.

2015 Leading Adviser in New Zealand Cone Marshall Limited are a medium sized New Zealand based law firm which assists their international high net worth clients with their wealth and succession planning. In addition, the firm work with lawyers, banks and other trust groups globally to assist them with their high net worth clients. Their directors, as well as their solicitors, regularly travel to Latin America, the USA, Asia and Europe to meet with clients and discuss their needs.

In an interview with Cone Marshall Limited, we probe more about the firm’s financial performance in 2015 and what they believe the reasons are behind their success. “We are known for our professional approach, quality advice and responsiveness” said a spokesperson for Cone Marshall Limited. Having said this, what is it that makes their company unique? What separates them from their competitors and marks them out as the best option for your clients? “We are the only law firm in NZ which has its entire practice in this area of private client wealth and succession planning for non resident New Zealanders. In that respect, we have a very niche and exclusive paractice and are specialists in this area” they responded. 82 Acquisition International - December 2015

As well as their main office in Auckland, New Zealand, they also have representative offices in Geneva, Switzerland and Montevideo, Uruguay. “We own and and operate professional trust companies in New Zealand, the Cook Islands and the USA (Wyoming). As well as having our own professional trustee companies, we also manage and administer trustee companies in New Zealand for our international corporate clients who wish to offer all of the advantages of a New Zealand foreign trust to their clients without the need to establish a bricks and mortar presence there” concluded the spokesperson.

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