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SWISS TO REJECT E.U. AGAIN
ZURICH. On March 4, a solid majority of Swiss voters seem set to reject a referendum proposal that could let the government immediately start negotiations to join the European Union. The Swiss are not suicidal. A very interesting account of Swiss thinking from the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung.More on this story here.
OFFSHORE IBC's - NUTS & BOLTS
Here's the inside story on locating and financing an offshore international business corporation; big profits, low taxes.More on this story here and here.
The latest figures released by the CYPRUS Central Bank show the number of IBCs has reached an all time high of 47,000.More on this story here.
ISLE OF MAN WORLD ROAD SHOW
DOUGLAS, I.o.M. Having made a deal with the OECD, the government is takes its road show all over the world, promoting the island as a secure, stable and well regulated environment for business.More on this story here.
And ANTIGUA & BARBUDA says it's cleaning up its offshore sector.More on this story here.
I.R.S. SCARES FOREIGN INVESTORS
WASHINGTON. The IRS proposes new regulations that could scare away a lot of offshore investors from a USA that depends on foreign investment. What's going on here?Find out!
PROTECT YOUR ASSETS
Another reason to consider an offshore asset protection trust. A new study shows US jury awards in product liability cases have exploded from a median of $500,300 in 1993 to $1.8 million in 1999.More on this story here.
TAX COLLECTORS HATE THE WEB
Tax collectors have good reason to dislike the Internet - online commerce offers OPPORTUNITY for tax avoidance.More on this story here.
SWISS INVESTMENTS ONLINE
The Swiss asset management firm of Weber, Hartmann, Vrijhof & Partners Ltd. is now online. Principals Adrian Hartmann and Robert Vrijhof are both members of the Sovereign Society's Board of Advisors.
The many services a Swiss bank or asset manager offers decribed here.
Unclaimed Swiss bank accounts now on the Internet; 26,000 names.
More on this story here.
USEFUL WEB INFORMATION
Comparison of tax rates in offshore jurisdictions here.
Search 1,800 sources for current news articles of interest here.
Every sort of financial information you might want here.
INTERNET PRIVACY: PRYING EYES
Like an over-fed cavalry riding office chairs to our rescue, US politicians are promising to pass laws that will bring order, security and shield our secrets from prying eyes.But do we want Big Brother defending our privacy?More on this story here.
PROTECT YOUR E-MAIL ADDRESS
Sneakemail software also allows you to generate a disposable e-mail address, with messages forwarded to your real e-mail address. If spam starts you can drop the address and begin using a new Sneakemail address.
PAUL BLOCKS MEDICAL I.D.
A federal scheme to assign all Americans a national health identity number was blocked by U.S. Rep. Ron Paul (R-Tex).More on this story here.
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