Asset Protection Using Offshore Companies

Protect your assets and wealth from lawsuits, creditors, harassment and divorces through the use of special techniques
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  • Lectures 21
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 8/2015 English

Course Description

"An investment in knowledge pays the best interest." - Benjamin Franklin

Asset Protection is a key part of good Asset Management, which is in turn an essential component of personal finance. Good financial planning involves being able to protect what we already own. Keeping the money is as important as making money.

Do you know that your assets may be exposed to various threats which include creditor claims, frivolous lawsuits or even divorces? The statistics show that such threats are becoming more real. With this course, you will learn the techniques to shield your assets from these threats and explore the legal entities which the Rich use to protect their wealth. We will also explore why using offshore companies and trusts can provide the extra protection which your assets deserve.

With this course, you can achieve:

  • An expert in planning and shielding your money from unwanted lawsuits and creditors
  • Understand how Asset Protection form part of good Asset Management.
  • Understand how the rich use legal entities to stay rich
  • Structure and plan your finances better!
  • Park your stocks, bonds, houses and gold into offshore entities
In the course, we will also go into the differences between offshore companies in different jurisdictions. A company domiciled in the Cayman Islands is subject to different laws than one domiciled in the British Virgin Islands. Want to know which jurisdiction to choose if you were to incorporate a mutual fund? This course answers the question.At times, we will go into the specifics, as in why a BVI Corporation offers more advantages relative to a US Corporation. We also talk about the costs of incorporating and maintaining an offshore business. Another important concept which will be covered is that of business liability, personal liability and limited liability.Remember, with the 30-day Money Back Guarantee, you have absolutely nothing to lose. Take this course and see how it changes the way you view and protect your assets.

What are the requirements?

  • This course has no prerequisites

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Understand what Asset Protection is
  • Learn about the importance of Asset Protection
  • Grasp the various techniques and corporate structures used to achieve Asset Protection

Who is the target audience?

  • Individuals interested in financial planning and asset protection
  • Financial planners, lawyers and accountants
  • All others keen on learning about asset protection

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Introduction to Asset Protection and Financial Planning

This is the Introductory video to the course on Asset Protection and Financial Planning Using Offshore Companies.


Welcome to the course on Asset Protection Using Offshore Companies. By the end of the course, you will be able to learn about the use of corporations to enhance your privacy, plan your taxes and protect your assets from creditors.


In this section, we define the concept of Asset Protection


We discuss the importance of Asset Protection and why you should pay attention to it.

Contact Details

This section talks about the various threats to your personal assets.

Section 2: The Corporation as an Asset Protection Tool

In this section, we define the "Corporation" and its key features.


A key feature of the Corporation is that of Limited Liability, which allows you to shield your personal assets from creditors


A Corporation is a unique entity, distinct from other business structures such as Sole Proprietorships and Partnerships.


All about C Corps, S Corps and LLCs

Section 3: Going Offshore

In this section, we talk about what going offshore really means, both in the technical and practical sense.


Incorporating your company in an offshore jurisdiction has many benefits, chief among them is increased privacy.


Where should you incorporate your company? We talk about the various jurisdictions to consider.


There are numerous pitfalls that you should avoid when incorporating your company in an offshore jurisdiction.

Section 4: Practicalities of going offshore

Opening a Bank Account for an offshore corporation may be a new experience. In this section, we talk about the various issues involved.


Costs of Going Offshore and the various compliance issues you should be mindful about.


We provide a list of registered agents specialising in offshore incorporation

Section 5: Conclusion
Staying in touch
Section 6: Bonus and Supplementary Material
List of Offshore Incorporation Agents

This is the intro video for the course which you may download. This is a special gift reserved for students of this course.

6 questions

This quiz assesses your grasp of the various concepts covered in the course

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Instructor Biography

Linus Tham, Udemy Instructor

Hi, my name is Linus. My background is in Finance and Financial Engineering. I have a decade of experience in writing and teaching, both online and offline. I have also published two best-selling books on Finance and Study Skills, with the latter having gone through seven reprints to date.

I'm an alumnus of Imperial College London, UK.I speak English and French fluently.

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