Labuan International Business and Financial Centre (Labuan IBFC)

Labuan International Business and Financial Centre (Labuan IBFC)

Labuan IBFC is Asia Pacific’s leading midshore jurisdiction, home to Asia’s fastest growing reinsurance and captive market. Boasting a wide range of self-insurance vehicles, including PCCs, captives are an integral part of approximately 200 licensees in the reinsurance eco system.

Labuan International Business and Financial Centre (Labuan IBFC)
Suite 3A-2, Level 2,
Block 3A, Plaza Sentral,
Jalan Stesen Sentral, KL Sentral,
50470 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Tel +603 2773 8977 (GL)
Fax +603 2780 2077
INFO LINE  +603 2780 2180


Labuan International Business and Financial Centre (Labuan IBFC), Malaysia, through our internationally recognised yet business-friendly legal framework, is the preferred international business and financial centre in Asia. Established in 1990, Labuan IBFC is regulated by the Labuan Financial Services Authority (Labuan FSA), statutory Regulator under the purview of the Ministry of Finance, Malaysia.

As a midshore jurisdiction, we offer global investors and businesses the benefits of being in a well-regulated and supervised jurisdiction, which adheres to international standards of compliance in tax transparency. We also provide fiscal neutrality and certainty in a currency neutral operating environment. Labuan IBFC, located in the centre of Asia, boasts a cost-efficient and business-friendly environment making it an ideal location for substance creation for both global businesses looking at penetrating Asia or Asian entities aiming to go global.

Labuan IBFC offers a wide range of business structures and investment solutions catered to cross-border transactions and international business dealings including fintech related solutions. We also provide services and solutions in niches such as risk management, commodity trading, reinsurance, wealth management, international business companies and Islamic financial services. A market leader in the Asia Pacific captive space, our captive offerings include Protected Cell Company (PCC), single/pure, association, multi-owner, and rent-a-captives. We also offer a complete suite of Islamic wealth management offerings including the world's first omnibus legislation governing all Islamic businesses in an international financial centre.

Operating with clear and comprehensive legal provisions, guidelines and practice notes, enforced by a single regulator, Labuan FSA, Labuan IBFC provides an ideal jurisdiction for both corporates and high-net-worth individuals with international exposure.

Areas of specialisation​:​

  • Wealth management
  • Risk management
  • Company incorporations
  • Fund management
  • Reinsurance
  • Captive
  • Retakaful
  • Fintech


  • India
  • China
  • Middle East
  • Europe
  • Africa

farah-2.jpgFarah Jaafar-Crossby
Chief Executive Officer
Farah is the CEO of Labuan IBFC Inc, the marketing and promotional arm tasked to promote, develop and grow the financial services industry in Labuan International Business and Financial Centre. Her areas of expertise include wholesale financial services, communications and market development.

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