The nominee in an offshore structure

Long-time experience in advising on collapsed offshore structures and the hunt after luckily escaped nominees shows that many investors rely blindly on unknown nominees thousands of kilometers away and, as a consequence, have to learn the proverb “Trust kills faster than bullets” the hard way.



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The offshore company

In recent years, offshore companies are treated as a pariah and the legitimate use of offshore structures has been defamed as aggressive tax planning, base erosion and profit shifting. However, cross-border structures do not need the applause of the masses but the recognition by experts and, as a consequence, offshore companies play more than ever a vital role for sophisticated tax planning and a tax-driven value creation chain optimization. Many offshore schemes remain hidden behind the curtain, in the wings, although they are perfectly legal and do not need to fear the day light. Others are Panama Papers. How to tax-efficiently offshore the key business value-drivers Regularly, an offshore structure is just a part of […]



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New Utopia

The Principality of New Utopia is a meanwhile discontinued and abandoned vision of the artificial creation of a new city-state in the middle of the Caribbean. #newutopia #micronation



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The offshore bank account

Opening a corporate bank account and maintaining good relationships with the selected financial institution demands a comprehensive bank account opening strategy. Simply said, you should accept to spend more time and money for the bank account opening than for the setup of your offshore company.



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Citizenship by investment – the second passport opportunity

There are many good reasons to consider obtaining a second passport. The international markets offer several citizenship-by-investment programs, available for wealthy foreigners from nearly each and any origin. They base on a capital contribution to the government or a substantial property investment in a foreign country, combined with a fast-tracked application process to grant citizenship or at least permanent residence.



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