LOOP STRUCTURES – WHAT ARE THEY AND WHY DO THEY MATTER?
An investment into a foreign entity that develops into an investment loop (as a result of money coming back into the country through a loan and/or an investment from this foreign entity) creates a loop structure. This loop structure could possibly contravene South African exchange control regulations. It is important to know about loop structures and understand the South African law surrounding this. Those who lack insight on loop structures could experience untoward penaltie