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Your Government Wants Your Money!

Author: Jacob Stein • Tags: asset protection, bank, offshore, swiss banks • Posted on: May 03, 2013

The economic downturn we have experienced over the past few years have made sovereign states desperate for your money. We have seen a wide push by many developed nations, most notably U.S. and Germany, to pursue "offshore" wealth.

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Rumor Heard: Sweeping Settlement with Swiss Banks

Author: Jacob Stein • Tags: asset protection, swiss banks • Posted on: Oct 24, 2011

There is a rumor going round that the Swiss banks may enter into a sweeping settlement with the U.S. government to settle civil claims.  The banks will hand over names of thousands of U.S. clients and pay billions of dollars.  The settlement will not cover criminal charges pending against several Swiss and Israeli banks.

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Several More Swiss Banks Under Scrutinty

Author: Jacob Stein • Tags: foreign, irs, swiss banks, tax law • Posted on: Sep 21, 2011

The U.S. government is requesting information on American account holders from several more Swiss banks. These banks include the giant Credit Suisse, as well as HSBC, Julius Baer Group Ltd., Wegelin & Co., Basler Kantonalbank and Zuercher Kantonalbank. These banks are apparently under secret grand jury investigation in the U.S. The banks have not yet commented on the inquiry.

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Offshore Banking Shifts to Asia

Author: Jacob Stein • Tags: asia, bank, offshore • Posted on: Sep 23, 2010

Yesterday's New York Times had an interesting article on offshore banking.  Apparently, following the shameful conduct of UBS and the Swiss government (yes, shameful), hundreds of billions of dollars left Swiss bank accounts and moved to Singapore and Hong Kong.  It is estimated that at least $200 billion left UBS alone.

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Protecting Madoff Investors

Author: Jacob Stein • Tags: asset protection, bankruptcy, investment • Posted on: Dec 19, 2008

It is bad enough that most of the people who invested with Madoff will lose a significant amount of their wealth. It is also possible, in fact, likely, that many of the investors who received distributions from Madoff or pulled their money out in time may have to return the money.

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The Ten Largest Banks in the World

Author: Jacob Stein • Tags: asset protection, bank, foreign • Posted on: Aug 11, 2008

It always surprises Americans that the U.S. banks that they have all heard about so much are not necessarily the largest banks in the world.

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