The coming offshore tax haven blacklist

The coming offshore tax haven blacklist

Dateline: Valencia, Spain Shortly following the release of the Panama Papers, I saw an article discussing the response of many leaders in the EU to the historic data leak. The finance ministers in Britain, France, Germany, Italy and Spain declared their intent to...
The Origins of Tax Havens

The Origins of Tax Havens

Dateline: Tbilisi, Georgia On a drizzly afternoon, Monsieur Mercier rushed through the streets of Zurich. The clouds of war were only beginning to gather over Europe, but Mercier was already on a special mission of his own. Through hard work and the virtues of...
The end of offshore tax havens?

The end of offshore tax havens?

Dateline: Tbilisi, Georgia Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump have more in common than you would expect. For one, the success of both candidates thus far is largely fueled by the widespread discontent of the American people with the establishment. Both are what you could...
The weak arguments for a Wyoming trust

The weak arguments for a Wyoming trust

Dateline: Barcelona, Spain A Wyoming trust vs. an offshore trust A trust is a way to transfer the ownership of wealth to a legal entity for the purposes of named beneficiaries. While a trust does not relinquish control of the assets in it, it does clearly spell out...
How much money can you save by going offshore?

How much money can you save by going offshore?

Dateline: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia More than two million people have visited our site in the last year, and my guess is that a very, very small number of them have actually take action to go offshore. I see this all the time: people buy a book or come to an event, I...
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