Tag Archives: Switzerland

Double trouble, US Expats feel the burden of FATCA

07 Jun
Poststrasse, Chur, Switzerland

US anti-tax evasion legislation known as FATCA – the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act – has caused upheaval among the American expat community and dual Swiss-US nationals living in Switzerland where it was agreed in February. “People are very angry and upset but some are really scared,” declared Jackie Bugnion, a director and tax specialist […]

Asset protection trusts and offshore investment

15 Oct

When discussing asset protection and offshore investments, the most widely known legal device for offshore planning or investment is an asset protection trust. Asset protection trusts resemble a typical trust as it legally exists in the United States only it’s located in a trust-friendly jurisdiction like the Cook Islands or the Bahamas. Certain jurisdictions (like […]

Canada for Offshore Gold Storage

06 Oct

Invest Offshore with Gold in Canada Canada as an offshore tax haven? For sure, as long as you’re not a Canadian resident or citizens. Recently a leading Canadian newspaper published the article: A Canadian’s best tax haven? The U.S. The U.S. Is a Good Tax Haven for Canadians The U.S. meets virtually all of the […]

Swiss Asset Protection for Global Investors

14 Dec

Financial success may make any investor a potential magnet for litigation. Wealth has never been as vulnerable as it is today. Indeed, loss of assets through lawsuits and legal awards as well as government action is spreading all over the world. To deal with these unprecedented threats to your wealth, The Sovereign Society, in conjunction […]