Archive | April, 2006

Bank Secrecy Act

Books whose characters hide money in secret foreign accounts have another reason to be called fiction. The only way to do that anymore is by risking the chance of a huge penalty for a mere failure to tell good old Uncle Sammy where the money is hidden, and what the account number is. In 1970, […]

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Offshore Business Magazine

Offshore Business Magazine (OBm), headquartered in Manila, is a leading FREE online publication, providing news and articels within offshore business sectors like: Law, Tax, Offshore Corporations, Trusts, Banking, Insurance, Foreign Investment, Funds, Wealth Management, Brokerage, Licensing, Factoring, Yacht/Ship Registration, Financial Advisory Services, Audit, Real Estate, Intellectual Property and Debt Collecting. (more…)

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Offshore Bank Overview

Selecting the right bank to enhance investments, privacy and financial security By Jonathan Curshen – As we move closer to a global economy, there is a trend among smaller, less economically developed countries to follow Switzerland’s lead to legislate measures to attract foreign investment money to their economy. As a result new financial opportunities are […]

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Costa Rica: The Internet’s Las Vegas

It’s more than 2,000 miles away from Las Vegas or Atlantic City, but if you place a bet on the Internet, odds are it will end up being processed in Costa Rica. There, on the night of the NCAA basketball championship game, the bets were pouring in to BETonSPORTS.com. (more…)

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Isle Of Man Leads As Centre Of Offshore E-Commerce

The Isle of Man has both maintained and improved its competitiveness and currently stands as one of the world’s leading jurisdictions for e-business, according to a recently published report. The findings of the report by Charteris, the IT consulting firm, were announced by the Isle of Man government last week, and according to the company, […]

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Misconceptions of Offshore Asset Protection

By Jonathan Curshen – The annual Asian Offshore Association Conference was held in Hong Kong last September. It’s one of the largest conferences for international asset protection specialists of its kind in Asia. I have spoken at many conferences in the past, but this time I just got to relax and listen. Immediately after, I […]

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