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The focus for insiders is privacy and safety of high value assets

See James’ blog commentaries and perspectives of recent news stories. The focus for insiders is privacy and safety of high value assets.

You can read about personal & commercial trusts, business organizations, LLCs, real estate, and banking. Additional insights include economics, legal, and tax aspects of various types of trusts.

Exactis – Discloses Personal Data

Posted April 29, 2019

An article published by The Mercury News reports how an Exactis (a Florida-based marketing and data-aggregation firm) data leak could affect millions of Americans. More of your personal data privacy…

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Asset Protection Details

Posted February 2, 2019

Recently I’ve had inquiries from people using Cook Islands Trusts for asset protection. In one case they own a Fidelity brokerage account in the United States. They believe its protected.…

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Your Personal Details for Your Business

Posted December 7, 2018

Did you know this personal information is available online for your Corporation or LLC? It looks like someone has recognized this open data is risky. To be completely safe, a…

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Institutional Mistake

Posted November 19, 2018

Although this guy died without a will – goes to show you how “institutions” are often a poor choice to administer an estate. You’re better off to use a trusted…

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Alter Ego – you personally?

Posted October 27, 2018

Worried about the dreaded veil risk? You could become personally liable in a lawsuit. This article is directed at fund managers yet veil risk applies to any inc/llc owner. You’re…

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Fake Shell Company Details

Posted September 14, 2018

Why don’t these guys get it? An LLC is not “asset privacy.” If you really want to do it right, hold real estate title in a private trust. Defeat public…

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Huge Real Estate Equity at Risk?

Posted August 27, 2018

Are you OK knowing that your $12,000,000 real estate holdings are clearly identified in the newspaper? It’s easy for anyone to google search your personal life. How does this make…

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Asset Protection or Judgment Proof?

Posted July 5, 2018

Asset Protection (AP) is statutory legal defenses such as INC/LLC/Asset Protection Trusts to block opponents. This plays well for legal fees to protect your equities. Judgment Proof is when you…

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Corporate Veil Destroyed

Posted May 17, 2018

Warning to all small corporations/llcs! Have you paid your franchise taxes? If not, FTB can suspend your “powers, rights and privileges” for nonpayment of taxes. Read about one big loser…

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Final Judgments

Posted April 25, 2018

Fideicommissa – Italian for trust. This is exactly why I did research in Rome at the American Academy and the Vatican Libraries. Imagine my delight reading the history of Caesar…

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What is the privacy paradox?

Posted March 30, 2018

The answer – when people recognize its importance but fail to act. Loss of privacy generally has no immediate effect. Consequences are felt after your assets are exposed in the…

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