How to Get an APEC Travel Card: the Ultimate Guide

Dateline: Dubai, United Arab Emirates If you’re a frequent business traveler in Asia, you’ve likely seen the chosen few disembark from their plane only to be whisked through customs and border control to enter the country without a visa. Do they have a secret VIP...
The Best Emerging Markets to Invest in Africa

The Best Emerging Markets to Invest in Africa

Dateline: Manama, Bahrain Over a recent dinner with a South African banker, the conversation turned to opportunities in Africa. For years, I’ve been both fascinated and mystified by the idea of investing there. As a small entrepreneur, I’ve never been...
The Tax Consequences of Renouncing US Citizenship

The Tax Consequences of Renouncing US Citizenship

Dateline: Tbilisi, Georgia December 20, 2017. I was sitting in my living room in Tbilisi, talking with my CFO, and making a number of calculations. What was I doing? I was preparing for the next day when I would go to the US Embassy to renounce my US citizenship. Why...
11 Reasons to Use an Offshore Company for Business

11 Reasons to Use an Offshore Company for Business

Dateline: Kazbegi, Georgia Despite what the media would have you believe, there are numerous legal and legitimate reasons to use an offshore company. In the past, those who dealt in offshore circles used fake names and fake stock photos as they sought to represent the...
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