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The Pending Paradigm Shift

Without trying to sound cliché, Karl Marx once wrote: “History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.” This seems to be the state Western liberal democracies find themselves in these days. Big governments with… Read More »The Pending Paradigm Shift

Wealthy beware

I would argue that HNWIs both in Asia and the Americas should now start to look at effective investment migration strategies that allow one to hedge their bets. As this article in Asia Nikkei and… Read More »Wealthy beware

For the 99.5% Act

On March 25, 2021, Senator Bernie Sanders introduced legislation entitled “For the 99.5% Act.”  The aim of the bill is to tax the fortunes of the top 0.5% of wealthy Americans. This is the first… Read More »For the 99.5% Act

Crypto & Taxes

Saw an interesting piece on crypto-currencies and tax regimes in Wealth Management.  Worth the read.

US taxes set to rise

With the Democrats now controlling Congress and the Presidency, the new Biden Administration is set to fundamentally change the nature of tax. How this will impact Americans and business remains an open question. What is… Read More »US taxes set to rise

US ends UBO privacy

As this year’s US defence appropriations act demonstrates, there seems to be a growing international trend on the part of governments to create a baseline in terms of disclosure of beneficial ownership. How a new… Read More »US ends UBO privacy

Argentina and taxes

Argentinians normally look to Uruguay and then the United States when thinking about tax planning. Those routes seem now insufficient, given the political shift. Arguably, Latin Americans, and even North Americans, with means should now… Read More »Argentina and taxes

Tax their obscene wealth.

With the Democrats now solidifying around a Biden-Harris ticket, the U.S. faces a real choice. Continue with the Trump-Pence paradigm or reject it in favour of something just as earth shattering. Never has politics been… Read More »Tax their obscene wealth.