The Seychelles has gained a reputation for providing
a secure and stable regulatory framework
The Republic of the Seychelles gained independence from the United Kingdom in 1976. It is an archipelago made up of 115 islands and is home to two UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
It enjoys close connections with Africa, the Middle East and Asia and is a member of the Commonwealth of Nations, the United Nations, African Union, COMESA and SADC.
The Seychelles has a continuously expanding network of double taxation agreements including China, Singapore, Malaysia, Luxembourg, Monaco, Channel Islands, Isle of Man and the UAE.
The Seychelles has gained a reputation for providing a secure and stable regulatory framework whilst meeting international standards and being fully compliant with all current OECD and SADC directives.
The regulator for the life insurance industry is the Seychelles Financial Services Authority.
The Seychelles legal profession is long established and has a hybrid legal system that combines English Common Law and French Civil Law. Importantly for Atlas Life policyholders all policy benefits payable to non-residents of the Seychelles are free of all taxes.
Seychelles Islands Foundation
The Seychelles is an archipelago of 115 islands in the Indian Ocean. It is known for its pristine beaches, coral reefs, nature reserves and rare wildlife such as the giant Aldabra Tortoise and the Hawksbill Turtle. The islands are also home to two world heritage sites, namely Vallee de Mai and Aldabra.