Welcome to ILS World

British Virgin Islands

ILS World opened its doors in Tortola in 1994. The BVI has an established international business offer and we provide a timely and efficient service, drawing upon locally cultivated knowledge.


From our Shanghai office, ILS World provides commercial and private clients access to the right global network to meet their ambitions.


The ILS World independent network expanded into the Middle East's vibrant economic and cultural centre in 2005. Since then, we have combined Dubai's excellent reputation as a business friendly and well regulated economy with our significant experience in the jurisdiction to deliver peerless fiduciary, regional incorporation and corporate administration services to clients operating in this exciting marketplace.

Hong Kong

With its stable legal, political and regulatory environment and progressive approach to business Hong Kong is a preferred platform for those seeking a gateway into China.

Isle of Man

Secure, efficient and business friendly, ILS World's approach is defined by our home jurisdiction, the Isle of Man.


Our London office is the hub of ILS World’s administrative function for our UK client companies and an excellent location from which to liaise with a global client portfolio.


Our expansion into Portugal in 1999 was in response to the needs of our clients. Since then, ILS World’s presence in this exciting marketplace has enabled us to better meet the considerable demand for offshore wealth management and protection services.


ILS World opened its doors in Geneva in 2005 and offers a full range of corporate and fiduciary services. With expertise in international holding and trading structures and the ability to manage those structures from within one of the world’s most respected and stable jurisdictions, the business has grown organically and rapidly.


We draw upon Uruguay’s reputation as a strong economy with a stable fiscal and political environment and robust regulatory practices to offer clients wishing to invest in and manage wealth within South America the perfect regional platform.


Cindy Cheng: In the Spotlight

It's time to get to know Cindy, our Managing Director of ILS World in China.


Job role
Managing Director of ILS World in China

Time with ILS
April 2012 to present

You have lived in China for most of your life, but spent more than 10 years in the UK, and some time in Hong Kong, before moving back to China full time. What did you enjoy most about living in these places and what do you love most about living China? It is interesting to see the differences in various cultures and societies.
My experience in the UK has shaped me to consider matters from a different perspective and it is often useful when dealing with issues that involve cultural differences to a certain extent. What I love most about living China is being closer to my family.

What are the main functions of your role?
To manage and develop ILS services in mainland China market, excluding Hong Kong.

What products and services do you offer from China?
Clients seeking to trade within China, as well as those who wish to trade with the rest of the world, gain expert access to a range of specialist trading structures from our China office, including Foreign Invested Commercial Enterprises (FICEs) and Wholly Foreign Owned Enterprises (WFOEs). International residents seeking to arrange their tax affairs and protect family wealth also benefit from a trusted partner in ILS World. Key services from our China office include accounting, company formation, company management, immigration, private wealth solutions and trading structures.

What is the best part of your job?
To help clients achieving their goals by using the structures & advice we have provided.

What is your greatest achievement to date?
The ILS Isle of Man trading platform, which enables corporate clients to conduct trading business more time effectively within the European market. It provides clients with an establishment in Europe that builds and develops the reputation of a product's brand, not to mention the tax advantage in contrast to other EU countries.

You have travelled extensively, where is your favourite place that you have visited?
I have visited the United Kingdom (Manchester, Preston, Carlisle, Newcastle and London) and have lived extensively in Hong Kong and Shanghai. I have also travelled to most parts in Europe including, the Isle of Man, Italy, Switzerland, Germany and France, along with some parts of Asia, such as Thailand, Bali Island and Singapore. I have enjoyed all my travels!

If you could live anywhere in the world where would you choose?
Any offshore island!

What do you do outside of work?
Gym and studying for STEP at moment.

Pick four people to attend a dinner party you are hosting
Obama, George Soros, Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Bryson.

For further information about our China services please contact us.

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