Welcome to verFides
Private Wealth – Advisory, Structuring & Professional Services
Our name is derived from two Latin words which express renewal and trust.
Our mission is to live up to our name by combining a fresh approach with integrity and experience to offer a comprehensive and discreet service.
Verfides originally started business in the early 1970s and during its existence it has been owned by multinational investment banks. Verfides is now independent and fully owned by its management.
Our management team brings together qualified and highly-respected professionals with long-standing expertise in the provision of advisory, structuring and professional services to private clients.
Verfides has offices in key international financial centres. To extend our reach globally and deliver the very best knowledge and resources for the benefit of our clients, we also partner with outstanding professionals worldwide.
We stress creativity and imagination in everything we do. We know that the needs of each client are unique and so we tailor our advice and solutions to their specific requirements. We always bring our commitment, excellence and enterprise to ensure outstanding service to all our clients. We pride ourselves on our experience and approachability.
We understand that change is a fact of life and we welcome the challenges that change brings. We engage with our clients to develop the right response at the right time to benefit from the opportunities change presents.
In an increasingly complex world we are proud to bring our expertise and commitment in providing outstanding services to our clients.
Our knowledge and experience together with the business creativity of our clients is a powerful combination and makes Verfides a trusted partner and an experienced advisor.
We regularly publish technical articles and guides on our website and in professional publications on various tax and structuring matters, including updates on developments in UK and international tax. Click “See All” below to view our full library.
The Chancellor of the Exchequer announced today in the House of Commons that the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme will be extended until 31 October 2020, but with some important changes.Read more
Reporting and Non-Reporting Funds are taxed differently in the UK so it is important for investors to understand the distinctions and the potential impact on UK tax liabilities. Broadly, a non-reporting fund is any offshore fund that does not have HMRC reporting fund status. Offshore fund administrators can apply to HMRC for reporting fund status provided certain criteria are satisfied. HMRC publish a list of funds that have reporting fund status on their website.Read more
Supervisory & Regulatory Bodies
Verfides is registered with and supervised by HM Revenue and Customs as a Trust and Company Service Provider ("TCSP") under The Money Laundering Regulations 2007.
Verfides (Ireland) Limited and Verfides Trustees Limited are authorised by the Department of Justice and Equality of the Ministry of Justice to carry on Trust and Company Service Provider business in the Republic of Ireland under The Criminal Justice (Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing) Act 2010.
Verfides Group companies are registered with the IRS of the USA as Foreign Financial Institutions (FFI) and are fully compliant with legislation relating to US FATCA in all the jurisdictions where there is a local regulatory requirement.