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LAWSUITS IN THE COOK ISLANDS: PROPER TRUST STRUCTURING SAVES THE DAY (and the trust)!

April 26, 2018
LAWSUITS IN THE COOK ISLANDS: PROPER TRUST STRUCTURING SAVES THE DAY (and the trust)!

We have often stated that the only way for a creditor to “get at” the assets held in a properly structured Cook Islands asset protection trust is for the creditor to bring a case in the Cook Islands. Why? The Cook Islands court is the only court which has jurisdiction (power) over the trustee, which, under trust law, is the holder of legal title to trust assets.

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PROTECTING ASSETS FROM VENEZUELAN AND OTHER CONFISCATION: IMMEDIATE ACTION NEEDED

August 15, 2017
PROTECTING ASSETS FROM VENEZUELAN AND OTHER CONFISCATION: IMMEDIATE ACTION NEEDED

Today, with the ongoing turmoil in Venezuela, asset protection planning has taken on a more important aspect: protecting assets from confiscation by Venezuela (and other governments of that type), regardless of whether one desires to immigrate to the US.

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Howard Rosen, Esq. and Patricia Donlevy-Rosen, Esq. Awarded Founding Membership in Cook Islands Offshore Planning Association

June 9, 2017
Howard Rosen, Esq. and Patricia Donlevy-Rosen, Esq. Awarded Founding Membership in Cook Islands Offshore Planning Association

June 9, 2017. Rarotonga, Cook Islands The Cook Islands Offshore Planning Association (CIOPA) announced today that attorneys Howard Rosen and Patricia Donlevy-Rosen have been awarded Founding Member status in recognition of their level of expertise, qualifications, and experience in offshore planning exhibited during their distinguished careers. “We reserve the title of Founding Member to those […]

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PROTECTING REAL ESTATE WITHOUT AN OFFSHORE TRUST: Now It Can Be Done!

April 20, 2017
PROTECTING REAL ESTATE WITHOUT AN OFFSHORE TRUST: Now It Can Be Done!

This newsletter discusses a new strategy to protect real estate when one does not have an offshore trust.

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“Fraud Mecca” claims denied by Cook Islands FSDA

May 20, 2016
“Fraud Mecca” claims denied by Cook Islands FSDA

The Cook Islands financial services industry has been a leader in trust legislation and professional services, and has grown in the past 30 years and outpaced many of its neighbours in the implementation of international standards.

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