STREBER Weekly The Five Categories of Offshore Jurisdictions

The Five Categories of Jurisdictions

But first Let’s address the elephant in the room first: the dormancy of the blog. I have ideas for blog posts but limited time in which to write them. I don’t want to sacrifice on quality by sticking to a schedule so for the coming months, the blog will probably…

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Vacation Update

After a few days of turmoil, I have an update to share. Articles / Blog Posts In terms of written content, I am happy to report a complete recovery except for Jurisdiction Spotlight: Luxembourg. Out of over 150 articles, I am quite content re-writing one article. Thanks to two members…


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Vacation

Dear readers, commentators, forum posters, and community members in general, I am taking a vacation for an undecided period of time. The degree of vacation is also undecided, in that I expect to not completely avoid this website and others like it. What happened? In November 2015, I moved the…


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Jurisdiction Spotlight: Luxembourg

We’re back in Europe, today taking a look at one of the least tax-haven-like tax havens: Luxembourg. Or, if you ask a local: Luxembourg (French), Luxemburg (in German), or Lëtzebuerg (Luxembourgish). Somewhere between Belgium, France, and Germany is this tiny nation of many languages, businesses, EU institutions, international organizations, and…


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What’s up in Myanmar?

When I scheduled this post, many months if not a year ago, Myanmar was not at all in the news the way it has been in recent times following the election. I aim to keep this blog apolitical, and I will not be going in-depth. Those expecting a treatise on…


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Jurisdiction Spotlight: The Gambia

The government of Gambia has finally issued a statement. The Icommerce Registry is a scam. This article has been updated and removed of most content, so as to not continue conveying any sort of trust for the Icommerce Registry. ministry of justice press release companies The General Public is hereby…


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Flags of Convenience

Ahoy, skipper! Unless you are looking for brief, general information about which tax haven to register your freight ship or yacht in and how flags of convenience work, this probably isn’t going to be an interesting article to you. What is a Flag of Convenience? A flag of convenience (FOC)…


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Jurisdiction Spotlight: Nauru

That’s actually not the Curaçao flag, but good eye! The butt of many jokes in the financial services sector, Nauru is a husk of what it once was. And thank goodness for that. When people think about offshore jurisdictions like Cayman Islands, Bermuda, and even the less upstanding ones like…


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The Reality of Secrecy Today

This is a companion article to my recent article on Automatic Exchange of Information (AEOI). It spurred from a discussions over at the forum about Real Jurisdiction secrecy and AEOI (among other threads on the subject). With banking secrecy being eroded over the last decades and corporate secrecy penetrated by…


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