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Definition of

offshore company


firm registered abroad for financial benefits a company that is registered in a country other than the one in which it conducts most of its business, usually for tax purposes. For example, many captive insurance companies are registered in the Cayman Islands.

Definitions of ’offshore company’ and meaning of ’offshore company’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’offshore company’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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