CHRONOLOGY

1542

Portuguese arrive with firearms and Christianity Spanish/Dutch arrive later warlordism disorders exacerbated

 

GLOSSARY

Dutch Route

Inheritance Tax avoidance scheme halted in 2000

a DOI scheme with a Netherlands cum Netherlands Antilles structuring cf jusho

rangaku

Dutch studies from the Dutch trading post Dejima

European developments were followed through Dutch books entering Nagasaki

betsu

separate

known to all Occidentals in Japan as betsu betsu going Dutch on the bill

contrarian

of investment style gyakubari

as epitomised by Scottish + Dutch pension asset managers vs momentum

Dejima Island Nagasaki

the connection between Edo Japan and the world

the Portuguese trading post became Dutch in the closed Edo Japan re religion

jusho (ii)

overeseas domicile undemandingly defined

prior ease of establishing a favourable domicile greatly restricted cf Dutch Route

Stichting

Civil Code public interest entity foundation

Dutch endowment vehicle popular for inheritance tax avoidance cf Dutch Route

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