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The Biggest Lesson from Microsoft’s Recent Battle with the US Government

A court ruling involving Microsoft’s offshore data storage offers an instructive lesson on the long reach of the US government—and what you can do to mitigate this political risk.

10 Reasons Why You Need an Offshore Bank Account

Opening an offshore bank account will help you to reduce your political risk and protect your savings.

Offshore Jurisdiction Review: Vanuatu

Vanuatu might have something to offer in terms of offshore company formation, offshore banking, or lifestyle choices for the right people after extremely careful consideration.

The Uniqueness of the Cayman Islands

While there are a number of low-tax countries around the world, the Cayman Islands stick out because of its distinct history and culture that is vehemently opposed to direct taxation.

Robbing Peter

In the latest example of bank deposit confiscation, Spain announced that it would impose a blanket taxation on all bank accounts.

FATCA, GATCA, and the Changing Investment Scene

I recently sat down with the folks over at The Daily Bell for an in-depth conversation. We covered a lot of topics, from the war on drugs to Austrian economics to international diversification.

Consider an Offshore Bank Account in Mainland China

It is well known that holding uncorrelated asset classes in our investment portfolio gives diversification benefits. In the same sense, diversifying among competing or rival countries or jurisdictions helps to maximize freedom by mitigating political risk.

Offshore Jurisdiction Review: Hong Kong

Forming an offshore company in Hong Kong is probably the easiest way to get a low or zero-tax private limited company in a reputable jurisdiction.

How to Protect Yourself From the Next MF Global

The possibility that your broker could be the next MF Global is a terrifying thought. Find out how you can mitigate this risk by using foreign brokers.

Insuring Yourself Against a Bankrupt Government

Make 2014 the year you finally declare freedom.

Offshore Jurisdiction Review: Mauritius

Owing to its long history of agriculture, freedom, and democracy, Mauritius has developed into a stable and attractive offshore jurisdiction with some truly unique features.

9 Offshore Jurisdictions You Probably Haven’t Heard About

A brief overview of nine relatively lesser-known offshore jurisdictions.

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