Georgetown Trust Blog

Asset Protection Structures - A Quick Overview

Posted by David J Drummond on Aug 12, 2017 1:55:59 PM

I spend a majority of my day conversing with individuals from around the world looking to protect themselves, their families and their assets. And, as you can imagine, each and every invidividual's personal situation is different. There is not one simple "pill" that can be utilized by everyone.

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Topics: Asset Protection, Foundations, International Business Companies, International Trusts

Understanding Trust Documentation and Its Importance

Posted by Georgetown Trust on May 26, 2015 12:26:27 PM

After the establishment of the Trusts Acts in Belize in 1992, the country has been a popular place for offshore trusts. You might want to establish an international or offshore trust in order to protect your assets from government or legal intervention, as a way to provide for your loved ones in the future or even just to limit your tax liability in a completely legal way.

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Topics: International Trusts

Things to Look for When Selecting a Company to Manage Your Offshore Trust

Posted by Georgetown Trust on Apr 21, 2015 10:14:42 AM

Managing an offshore trust is a big deal, and it is important that you know who will be doing the managing well before you ever establish the trust. Once your offshore trust is created using a trust deed, you will no longer have direct control over the assets contained within.

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Topics: International Trusts

Finding the Right Global Advisor to Set Up Your Trust

Posted by Georgetown Trust on Apr 16, 2015 1:23:22 PM


Setting up an offshore trust can be a smart move for a variety of different reasons. Some individuals choose to establish a trust so that they can better protect their assets for unknown circumstances in the future.

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Topics: International Trusts

Get to Know the Parties Involved in an Offshore Trust

Posted by Georgetown Trust on Apr 7, 2015 12:32:00 PM

A trust is an arrangement whereby assets are protected by a trustee who manages them on behalf of others. Trusts are beneficial for a number of reasons, but many people choose offshore trusts in particular so that they can legally reduce their level of taxation and ensure that certain dependents or loved ones receive financial security in the future.

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Topics: International Trusts

Discover How You Can Establish a Trust

Posted by Georgetown Trust on Mar 25, 2015 9:42:51 AM

A trust is a way to protect assets for specific individuals. If you create a trust, you can reduce your taxes immediately, guarantee that certain assets remain unsold and offer financial security to loved ones in the future.

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Topics: International Trusts

Should You Establish an Offshore Trust?

Posted by Georgetown Trust on Jan 29, 2015 10:00:00 AM

Whether you are curious about your offshore options, you want to earmark assets for your loved ones or you are ready to start thinking about life insurance, you might be able to benefit from an offshore or international trust.

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Topics: International Trusts

How to Use Offshore Trusts to Protect Your Assets

Posted by Georgetown Trust on Jan 13, 2015 10:30:00 AM

Whether you just had your first child or are contemplating retirement, there are countless reasons why you might be interested in protecting your assets.

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Topics: International Trusts

Consider an International Trust in Belize

Posted by Georgetown Trust on Dec 23, 2014 2:07:00 PM

A Belizean offshore trust provides a legal mechanism by which to protect financial and property assets to lessen the tax impact that occurs when the assets are transferred to next of kin or a beneficiary on death.

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Topics: International Trusts