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Por qué los ricos abandonan México. Los mexicanos son el último grupo buscando la salida

El nuevo gobierno y la legislación significan que los ricos abandonan México. Lea para descubrir por qué lo está pasando. TO READ THIS ARTICLE IN ENGLISH CLICK HERE En primavera de 2018 de repente yo empecé a recibir las indagaciones de los mexicanos ricos y de sus...

Why The Wealthy are Leaving Mexico. Mexicans are the Latest Group to be Eying the Exit!

A new government and legislation means that the wealthy are leaving Mexico. Read on to discover why this is happening. READ THIS POST IN SPANISH HERE.  In the spring of 2018 I suddenly began to receive inquires from wealthy Mexicans and their advisors. The simple...

A Second Residence in Canada?

With Covid-19 encouraging more and more HNW individuals to relocate to safer havens we look at the pros of a Second Residence in Canada. New Zealand has made headlines during the Covid 19 pandemic as a prime “Time to get out of Dodge” location.  However, there is...

Billionaires Don’t Need To Go “Bunkers” in New Zealand!

One of the much repeated pandemic media stories has been about “Billionaires fleeing to bunkers in New Zealand”. Putting aside the obvious fact that most commercial and private air travel has ceased;  borders were shut to visitors and New Zealand is 16 hours from the...

There’s One Born Every Minute – Black Sky Thinking about Crypto-currencies as Banking Launches Off-Planet

Guest Expert Ian O. Angell - an Emeritus Professor at the  London School of Economics writes about the future of Crypto-currencies and the potential of 'off-planet' banking. Let me start with two quotations, the first: “There's a sucker born every minute” Phineas T....

Moving to Vietnam: Could Vietnam be a Safe Haven in a Storm?

Guest expert Michael J. Aumock considers the prospect of moving to Vietnam and ponders its validity as a relocation destination. Vietnam handled the Covid-19 crisis. There is no additional descriptor like “Great” or “Like a Pro”. They just handled it. Period. As of...

Canadian Citizenship Based Taxation… is it a case of ‘Monkey See…Monkey Do?’

 I am often asked whether or not the future holds a Canadian Citizenship Based Taxation. Will Canada follow in the path of the US... is it a case of 'Monkey See…Monkey Do?' As long-term readers of my blog are aware, I have been assisting wealthy Americans legally and...

Family Office Association Interview: Becoming a Global Citizen – Dual Citizenship

Lesperance Associates principal David Lesperance was recently interviewed by Angelo Robles - founder of the Family Office Association on the topic on dual citizenship. Watch the interview below:   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gVDMgGPyR8E