By Tarita Hutchinson, Managing Director, Southpac Trust COOK ISLANDS UPDATES THE FTRA The Cook Islands will debate the Financial Transactions Reporting Bill at its next session of Parliament. The bill is designed to replace the 2004 Financial Reporting Transactions Act as part of the jurisdictions on-going commitment to providing high quality financial services to global […]
What practical things can Americans do to protect their assets during a transition year? Is it possible to insulate assets from U.S. policies? Can you separate wealth from the performance of the U.S. Dollar? Can and should you “move to Canada”?
With the heated debate on gun control dominating headlines and social media in recent years, a lesser-discussed aspect of gun ownership is not getting sufficient attention. The number of cases highlighting the civil liability pertaining to gun ownership are increasing, and gun owners in states with a strong anti-gun mentality are finding themselves up against […]
What protections are afforded assets in an offshore trust from fraud and theft by the trust company and its employees?
This article in our Common Client Questions Series focuses on an unpopular subject, but one that affects 2.4 million Americans each year: divorce. Divorce attorneys dislike asset protection planning. Unlike other litigation where the plaintiff’s attorney often works on a contingency fee basis, in a divorce proceeding both attorneys have a financial interest in prolonging […]