Tag Archives: offshore investment

Exploration of the Offshore Investment Market

29 Sep
offshore investment marketplace

This report presents findings from qualitative research designed to gain further insight into the offshore investment market. Document Exploration of the Offshore Investment Market PDF, 635KB, 48 pages Detail This research was commissioned by HMRC to provide further insight into the operation of the offshore investment market. The specific aims were to: collect views and […]

Tax Efficiency Drives Less than a Quarter of High Net Worth Offshore Investment

25 Jun
businessman-aiming-with-banana

Despite the commonly-held belief that tax considerations primarily drive offshore investment, only 23.2% of global high net worth (HNW) wealth is invested offshore for tax reasons, while 24.1% derives from HNW individuals seeking access to a greater range of investment options, according to financial services research and insight firm Verdict Financial. The company’s latest report […]

Offshore Investment Truth & Myths

19 Mar
Snapshot on Lake - offshore investment myth buster

Offshore Investment Truth Offshore investments have access to the widest possible variety of investment instruments and may often pursue more aggressive investment strategies than if they were registered in a “traditional” jurisdiction.  (These Funds out-perform U.S. Funds in Asia and South America). It is also quite common for an offshore investment vehicle to outsource some or […]

DMS Offshore Investment Services Onboards White Oak AIF On Irish Platform

02 Mar
Men on deck of 'Empress of Ireland' at Vancouver

  GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands, Feb. 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — DMS Offshore Investment Services Ltd. (DMS), the world’s largest fund governance firm, and White Oak Global Advisors, LLC (White Oak) have announced the launch of an Alternative Investment Fund (AIF) hosted on DMS Irish platform. White Oak has engaged the DMS AIF platform, which is […]

Offshore Investment Strategy for Speculators

25 Feb
Europa (tall ship, 1911) - Offshore Investment

Arthur Fixed has a history of making extraordinary profits in financial markets. His three most successful speculations were: Shorting the USA stock market during the 1987 crash Being long on real estate from 1994 to 2007 Shorting the Internet bubble in 2001 A new opportunity may now dramatically outdo these successes. Like all opportunities, it […]

The legal basis for a 402(b) Overseas Retirement Plan

16 Feb
USS Roper anchor on display at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Overseas Retirement Plan

A Nonqualified overseas retirement plan has characteristics that are opposite of what we have all been used to. This specific 402(b), the Regulated Asset Protection Structure (RAPS), allows for pre-tax contributions. There are no maximum contribution limits as this is a nonqualified deferred compensation tax law issue. The fact that this is precisely the opposite […]

Secrecy & Privacy for Offshore Investment

03 Feb
Offshore Investment at HK Victoria Harbour view China Minsheng Banking Corp ICC

Whether you are from China or the USA there are TWO important questions in regards to how one deals with money and offshore investment: on the individual tax compliant level and at the institutional reporting level Whether it is the client himself or the foreign financial institution (FFI) they really have no idea about what […]

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 […]