Tag Archives: offshore investment

Luxembourg an On-shore IFC for Offshore Investment

03 Mar
Luxembourg Grand Ducal Palace, Coat of arms Lion

Luxembourg is not a tax haven. It is not a country where you can hide assets in case of criminal investigations or amidst money laundering operations. Luxembourg has implemented all of the international standards in terms of the exchange of information for tax purposes. It has also implemented the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development […]

Offshore Company Formation Primer

11 Jun
Offshore Company Formation

‘One size fits all’ does not apply to offshore company formation. The choice will often depend on what your aims are, be it tax reduction, asset protection or wealth management on a larger scale. Here we take a look at the different offshore companies on offer and why they are used. Offshore Corporations, which are […]

Hedge Fund for Offshore Investment

29 Apr
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission regulates hedge funds

Simply put, a hedge fund groups partners together to create enough money for the fund to make high-risk investments.  The large financial base of a hedge fund creates the flexibility of participation in a larger assortment of investments and financial undertakings than other funds.  However, hedge fund participation is typically regulated strictly and limited to […]

Is an Offshore Pension Right for You?

18 Apr
Why an offshore pension - Rum Point, BWI

If you’re saving towards retirement and you have the means at your disposal to protect your savings in as many ways as possible, you might consider looking offshore to help you manage your pension. Governments, at least those in high-tax countries, often have a variety of ways to encourage people to save for retirement: tax-free […]

Agriculture as an Offshore Investment

14 Apr
Brazil rainforest for sale

When looking for bullet-proof offshore investment opportunities, there are few choices you can make. Just as in any onshore asset investment, offshore investments are also susceptible to market changes and volatility. Gold is an ever-increasingly popular choice as a near bullet-proof, recession-resistant investment choice, both for onshore investors and offshore alike. But if you’re specifically […]

The Good and the Bad of Offshore Investing

07 Nov

Offshore investing is often demonized in the media. The vast majority of offshore investment is, in fact, perfectly legal. Depending on your situation, offshore investing can offer many advantages. Offshore investment refers to a wide range of investment strategies that take advantage of the benefits that are offered outside your country of origin. There is […]

Successful Offshore Investing

01 Nov

Many investors are intimidated with the mere thought of branching out into international offshore investing territory. As the global economic crisis continues to grow and the United States economy grows weaker it only makes sense to explore as many avenues for financial growth and protection as possible. While new legislation such as FATCA (Foreign Account […]