Johan Odendaal of Corpag: Establishing International Presence for South African Clients

Establishing International Presence for South African Clients with Johan Odendaal of Corpag

Have you ever wondered how South African clients establish themselves overseas? Or how substance impacts a client's thinking on setting up overseas? If you have, then this video is for you. David talks with Johan Odendaal from Corpag in Cape Town about various aspects of establishing businesses overseas, including the use of Loop Structures for financing onshore investments from offshore companies, ownership division between local and international assets, and more.

They also discuss interesting topics such as digital and crypto assets and disputes arising from trust structures. So if you're curious to know more about these issues or just want to learn something new, be sure to check out this video and don't forget to subscribe for more great content!
Johan is an astute legal & business professional with 10 years’ experience and specialist knowledge in international corporate law, taxation and financial regulatory matters.

 Currently the Managing Director for Corpag South Africa, he assists companies with global expansions and individuals with international wealth planning and structuring. Previously, he was the General Legal Counsel at Prodigy Finance, a global multinational financial technology company, headquartered in London, which operates in over 100 countries. He has extensive experience in cross-border matters and lived and worked in Singapore and Hong Kong where I worked in the international business and tax advisory sector.
In this interview they also cover:

  • Johan’s background and more on Corpag
  • What are the trade links you see between South Africa and Asia?
  • How are you seeing South African clients establishing themselves overseas?
  • What services can you help clients with?
  • How does substance impact a client's thinking on setting up overseas?
  • Have you seen Loop Structures being used to finance onshore investment from offshore companies?
  • How does ownership tend to divide between local & international assets?
  • Do you hold operating businesses within your structures?
  • What do you see on digital and crypto assets?
  • Where do you see disputes arising?
  • How do you deal with control issues for trust structures?
  • Which jurisdictions do you tend to work with?
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