Archive | February, 2007

Belize Offshore Company Taxation

by Bruce Stander When it comes to the taxation of an offshore company incorporated in Belize there is really only one thing to know and that is an offshore IBC is exempt from all taxes and stamp duty! The structure of a Belize IBC is totally non-restrictive. There are many potential benefits to establishing an […]

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Privacy In offshore Banking

by Peter Waterhaze One of the most common reasons for having an offshore banking account is to protect the person¡¦s identity and privacy. Many people start an offshore bank account because they do not want either their government or private individuals to probe into their accounts. In order to gain protection from this they have […]

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Stock Trading with an Offshore Brokerage Account

by Richard Price With an IBC (International Business Corporation), trading offshore can have many advantages. Your offshore brokerage account can be under your IBC company name, which ensures privacy while trading because your personal name is never revealed. Offshore brokerage houses have been using this technique for years to trade in complete privacy in a […]

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IFC Newslinks

US PRESIDENTIAL HOPEFUL OBAMA TARGETS HEDGE FUNDS WITH TAX HAVEN BILL Senator Barack Obama, who has launched a campaign to become the first black US president, has thrown his backing behind a bill that would require hedge funds to establish anti-money laundering programmes under the supervision of the US Treasury Department.Citing an alleged USD100bn lost […]

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Conflict Diamonds

The United Nations (UN) defines conflict diamonds as ‘…diamonds that originate from areas controlled by forces or factions opposed to legitimate and internationally recognized governments, and are used to fund military action in opposition to those governments, or in contravention of the decisions of the Security Council’. (more…)

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Asia Offshore Association Conference

Singapore The Lion City Roars Conference 25 – 27 March 2007 at The Oriental, Singapore You are cordially invited to attend the Asia Offshore Association (AOA) Singapore – The Lion City Roars Conference. To learn more and register visit Asia Offshore Association

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Alberta Considers I-Gaming Regulation

The Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission (AGLC) today attempted to clear up Wednesday’s media circus regarding the Province’s alleged interest in I-gaming regulation. “I guess some of the media had exaggerated and were basically saying that we were moving ahead with that, and that’s not the case at all,” said Stephanie Francis, a spokeswoman for […]

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5th Annual European Casino Affiliate Convention

CAC2007 Amsterdam covers European marketing and advertising for the online gaming industry. It has the highest concentration of super affiliates and is expected to be larger than any previous year. Topics discussed include: SEO to E.U. countries, poker marketing, gaming software, mobile affiliate marketing, and other important European marketing subjects. Attendance at this event is […]

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UK Banks Ordered to Disclose Offshore Client Details

Four UK High Street banks – understood to be HSBC, HBOS, Royal Bank of Scotland and Lloyds TSB – are to be forced to hand over details of their clients’ offshore bank accounts after Revenue & Customs won consent from the Special Commissioner on 1 February 2007. Revenue officials will now search the records of […]

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