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Exclusive IR Global advisor for Corporate Services in Malta since 2023

Thomas Jacobsen

+356 2258 2000


After graduating from the University of Oslo, with a law degree specialising in International Tax, Thomas spent some time working as a lawyer for the Royal Norwegian Air Force. Thomas relocated to Malta in 1997 and spent ten years working within the tax and legal department of PwC. He has, over the past years, assisted and advised international and local clients with their tax compliance requirements and on various cross border issues.

In 2007 Thomas was a co-founder of a boutique multi-disciplinary organisation that advised international clients and high net worth individuals on a variety of compliance, corporate, residence and tax issues.

He has extensive experience in advising clients in the setup of complex cross-border structures with the use of Maltese Companies, Trusts, Funds, Partnerships and Foundations. Thomas has a great deal of knowledge about international taxation law, Maltese company law and corporate matters including corporate governance and management and administration affairs.

Thomas is a fellow of the Malta Institute of Taxation (MIM) and a member of the Malta Institute of Financial Services Practitioners (IFSP), International Bar Association (IBA), the Investment Migration Council (IMC), the International Fiscal Association (IFA) and the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP).

He is fluent in Norwegian, English.

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About Papilio Services Limited

Papilio Services Limited

Papilio Services Limited has been operating in Malta (EU) since 2012 with a range of services within the spheres of Corporate, Tax, Legal, Compliance and Residency.

•Global Client base: Trusted partner to international private and corporate clients from all over the world.

•International Management: Owned by Norwegian, British and Maltese Directors with both Maltese and Non-Maltese professionals in key positions, the company has a truly international multidisciplinary team based in Malta with deep understanding of the Maltese and international market.

•Multilingual support: Our team can assist our clients in various languages, including but not limited to English, Hindi, Norwegian, Swedish, Hungarian, German, Romanian, Macedonian, Maltese, Dutch, Turkish, Arabic and Czech.

•Maltese Headquarter with global reach: Through our sister companies in the Netherlands and the Czech Republic and in collaboration with our trusted network partners globally, we are able to offer cross-border, multi-jurisdictional solutions, tailor-made to our clients’ specific requirements.

•Holistic approach: We offer a holistic approach with a personal touch providing local expertise where it matters.

•Trusts and Foundations: Through our associated company Papilio Holdings Limited we are also able to receive property under trust and to act as a trustee or co-trustee, provide other fiduciary services and to act as an administrator of private foundations.

•Licensed: Papilio Holdings Limited is licenced by the Malta Financial Services Authority and Papilio Services Limited is licensed to act as a Company Service Provider and is regulated by the Malta Financial Services Authority.

• Main services:

o Corporate clients: company formation (single/double structure, trading companies, holding structures), merger & acquisition, redomiciliation, branch establishment, ongoing business support (bookkeeping, accounting, audit coordination, payroll, annual filings, back office, registered office, directorship, company secretary services, due diligence / compliance)

o Private clients: tax residency, personal holding structures, trusts and foundations

• Recruitment: through our sister company, Papilio Talent (now rebranded as AIMS Malta) we can assist our clients to successfully build a team of professionals with the required expertise.

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