Valsen Fiduciaries has a comprehensive service offering for yachts and aircraft registrations.

Our specialized legal team can assist you to identify the optimal international holding structure and place of registration for your yacht and / or aircraft prior to acquisition. Based on your particular circumstances, we can advise on a wide range of issues, including sale, purchase, construction, leasing, supervision and management contracts, registration and deregistration procedure, as well as legal and international tax structuring. We act as advisers in relation to pre- and post-delivery financing, by preparing security documents, legal opinions and acting on the entry and discharge of security. We also advise on relevant corporate and employment law.

Our administration team can establish and maintain international trust and corporate structures for the holding, leasing and management of yachts and / or aircraft, based across a number of key jurisdictions.

Our Ship & Aircraft Solutions include:

  • Liaising with the registration authorities.
  • Securing and facilitating finance arrangements.
  • Structuring a solution for asset protection.
  • Providing advice on VAT and customs duties as well as the general tax ramifications of ownership.
  • Finding and retaining experienced pilots and crew.
  • Ensuring the craft is adequately insured.
  • Administering the craft’s legal, technical and operational requirements.
  • Appraisals, acquisitions and sales.

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