The Republic of Seychelles has a legal system based on the English Common Law, the Civil Code of Seychelles and the 1993 constitution.
The Seychelles set up the first regulatory body for its offshore industry in 1995. It now has a well established reputation as a financial centre, which provides further options for international clients, particularly those with an interest in business into and out of African and Asian markets. The Seychelles is on the OECD “white list” and is a member of the Indian Ocean Commission, the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA). The African, Caribbean, Pacific, (ACP) countries under the Contonou Agreement, the Africa Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) which presents the country preferential tariff treatment for exports to the European Union, Eastern and Southern Africa and U.S.A.
Our lawyers in the Seychelles focus on corporate and commercial work for international clients.