Held Captive! The Closely Held Insurance Company

11 Jul
Sessions House, Hamilton Bermuda

Captive Insurance – An Integrated Tax and Risk Management Solution Captive or closely held insurance companies have been around a long time, at least fifty or more years. For most of their existence, captive insurance companies lived in relative anonymity and were mostly in the domain of public companies. Businesses or industries with significant warranty […]

Hong Kong Fund Management Growth Sets Record

08 Jul
Hong Kong Clock Tower - Hong Kong Fund management growth

The annual Hong Kong Fund Management Activities Survey (FMAS) released today by the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) shows that the combined fund management business in Hong Kong hit another record high of $16,007 billion as of the end of 2013, representing year-on-year growth of 27.2%. The latest survey indicates that Hong Kong continued to be a […]

Land, Apartments, Office space, Hotels, Commercial and Casinos

05 Jul

To the investor looking for more than a one percent (1%) yearly return on money deposited with a bank or a negative interest rate as now proposed by the ECB, we know a firm offering the following. Medium- and long-term real estate investment opportunities with historical and projected income substantially above the rates offered by […]

Time will tell that FATCA is a “hammer blow” for the U.S. economy

02 Jul
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History will ultimately teach us that America’s far-reaching new global tax law, which came into effect on Tuesday, is a “hammer blow for the U.S. economy”, warns the founder and chief executive of one of the world’s largest independent financial advisory organisations. The stark warning from Nigel Green of deVere Group, which has $10bn under […]