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A few weeks ago I requested a certificate of good standing for one of my offshore entities from my registered agent. One of my banks has started requesting a new certificate each year as part of their client due diligence. Every year is overkill in my view, but it’s either provide the certificate or have […]
The left-wing parties are out of the running in France. The choice is down to Emmanuel Macron, a non-politician centrist, and Marine Le Pen, a legacy politician from the extreme right. Should Marine Le Pen win, she’s vowed to pull France out of the EU and shut the borders for immigration. Macron promises to reduce […]
You already know you can’t believe everything you read on the internet. You already know that if it sounds too good to be true it probably isn’t. So how is it so many people fall prey to scams and con men… I met my first con man almost 20 years ago. He was introduced by […]
When President Trump was elected to office, some readers wrote to say they’d decided to put their flag-planting efforts on hold. Maybe President Trump would be able to achieve his goal of making America great again, they figured. He’s certainly gotten off to a dramatic start. Love or hate what he’s doing… believe or don’t […]
The U.S. elections are finally over, and now the talking heads have moved on to discuss the minutiae of Donald Trump’s transition plans. Meanwhile, friends, colleagues, readers, and consulting clients are writing each day to ask what Trump’s victory means for me… How am I adjusting my holdings, my investment plans, and my Plan B […]
“If you were to make specific recommendations for how to go about creating a Plan B, what would they be?” So I began the opening panel discussion for our Emergency Offshore Summit taking place in Panama City this week. On stage with me were our favorite legal eagle from Colombia Juan Dario Gutierrez… Cayman Islands […]