In the Cook Islands, the core service providers of international trust and financial services are licensed Trustee Companies. The trust companies provide a full range of trustee and corporate services. They also provide a wide array of administrative services to allow centralized and efficient operation of client structures. There are also local law firms, banks, accounting firms, and other ancillary service providers (including protector services) available to assist clients with their international financial structures.
The jurisdiction also has a strong Maritime Registry with representatives in countries all over the world, including China. As the client composition of the jurisdiction continues to diversify, the integration of multinational wealth and corporate services in an international best practices framework strengthens the quality of industry work.
The Cook Islands Parliament thus has the sole law making authority for the Cook Islands. Although New Zealand continues to be a major source of reference for new enactments for the Cook Islands, increasingly the legislators and draftsmen have looked further afield for policies and precedents considered to be more applicable to Cook Islands conditions. If you need personal injury lawyers in the Cook Islands, you’ll even find them here too.
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