Social Security is Still Complicated

05 May
Social Security

LEAWOOD, Kan., May 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Contrary to popular belief, Social Security is more complicated than ever before. While the changes to Social Security rules ushered in by the Balanced Budget Act of 2015 have eliminated the popular “file and suspend” claiming strategy, there is a false impression that Social Security claiming has become […]

Why China Is Really Dictating the Oil Supply Glut

04 May
China offshore investing

Ship tracking data from Bloomberg shows that 83 supertankers carrying around 166 million barrels of oil are headed to China, which has stockpiled an impressive 787,000 barrels a day in the first quarter of 2016—the highest stockpiling rate since 2014. China Is Really Dictating the Oil Supply Glut. While the world was speculating about oil prices plunging […]

Offshore investments: Is it all that evil?

02 May
Offshore investments

Panama Papers incident has demonised offshore investments Offshore investing has recently been demonised in the media, thanks to the release of the so-called Panama Papers. This case paints a picture of investors stashing their money with some illegal company located in an obscure location where the tax rate is next to nothing. While it’s true […]

Chinese Tech Giant Kuang-Chi to Launch $300-Million Global Fund and Incubator in Israel

01 May
Chinese Tech

May 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Kuang-Chi, a Shenzhen-based technology conglomerate, is launching an international innovation fund based in Israel to invest offshore in companies worldwide. The “Kuang-Chi GCI Fund & Incubator” will be the first Chinese fund of its kind, combining investment in early to mid-stage Israeli and global companies with incubation by Kuang-Chi. The […]

Regulated Asset Protection Structure

30 Apr
Regulated Asset Protection Structure

Occupational retirement plan law is asset protection that you can trust. The 402b overseas retirement plan, USD Exempt Entity is the Key to Tax-Deferred Investing and Regulated Asset Protection. Global Intermediary Identification Number (GIIN): Many countries have laws imposing secrecy on information about retirement plans. If you stop to think about this, under FATCA, obtaining a […]

China HNWI invest offshore into USA

29 Apr
China HNWI

Chinese High Net Worth Individuals (China HNWI) living in the PRC and wanting to invest offshore in income producing property in the USA (e.g. office building, shopping mall, apartment complex), can’t find a better opportunity. China HNWI investment money is transferred as a contribution to his Hong Kong (HK) pension via the Shanghai through train […]

Blame it on FATCA

28 Apr

If the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) were not in effect, bogus disclosures like the Panama Papers would never happen. FATCA is the net that catches the fish when the offshore shelter is attacked, the Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP) is the hook. If you miss the net and hook, then you’ll be clubbed […]

Saudi Arabia Releases Ambitious Plan To Diversify Economy

27 Apr
Saudi Arabia

On Monday, Saudi Arabia released a blueprint for the future, a plan for the Kingdom that could alter the course of its history. The “Vision for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia” could radically transform Saudi Aramco, the Saudi economy, and the country’s social structure. The plan has been pioneered by the 30-year-old Deputy Crown Prince […]

Foreign life insurance for residents of the People’s Republic of China

26 Apr
Foreign life insurance for PRC residents

There is only one protected foreign life insurance policy ownership solution possible for residents of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) because it is Hong Kong government regulated, registered and recognized by the PRC.  Tax and regulatory protection you can trust is registered in pension laws which are government regulated, registered and recognized by The […]

Government Bail-in Protection Offshore

24 Apr
Asset protection offshore

“Where is the best financial home for my IRA/401K Assets in the US or Asset Protection Offshore?” This can be accomplished by using a US – onshore regulated Trustee and using a self Directed Individual Retirement Account (IRA) Foreign Investment Account. You can easily rollover your 401(k) and IRA assets into this Self Directed IRA. […]