Life insurance in Liechtenstein: Asset protection with total default risks

“If you have faith, it’s all over.” (Stanislav Lec, Polish poet)   Asset protection is the separation of business and private risks or assets, including the integration of insurance protection. Risks to private assets stem primarily from the business sector (e.g. liability for break-through) or from financing, but also from separation/divorce or legal disputes.   […]

LV from Liechtenstein: a planned tax fraud?

What intermediaries, especially insurance brokers, should watch out for Broker advisors and insurance intermediaries often ask themselves whether brokering life insurance policies from Liechtenstein is perhaps already tax fraud? After all, foreign insurers would love to claim that no taxes were involved. And wouldn’t this be as dangerous as moving supposedly “tax-neutral” money into or […]

Company pension via a foundation?

The forecasts for benefits of numerous private pension insurance policies have more than halved since they were taken out, which has only been the case since 1990, due to the sharp fall in interest rates in the meantime. This is no different in occupational pension schemes (bAV), which are largely organised via life insurance policies. […]

Up to more than 50 % less pension for chamber professionals

Around 90 pension funds, also known as pension chambers, are public corporations that collect funds from their “compulsory members” to build up a funded pension scheme. Past and foreseeable pension cuts challenge the system. The Higher Administrative Court of Lüneburg ruled that no compulsory member may stop paying contributions “because of an allegedly erroneous investment […]

Pension funds give cause for concern

Risks for doctors, notaries, tax consultants, lawyers, dentists, architects and auditors Around 90 pension funds, also known as pension chambers, are public corporations that collect funds from their “compulsory members” for the au au of a funded pension scheme. Past and foreseeable pension cuts challenge the system. No exit by refusal to pay The Higher […]

Mistakes and pitfalls in real estate financing

Risks:  Unsound proposals of the mediators and finance houses for investors and owners are no rarity – in the last three decades approximately a Milliion of German citizens let themselves be sold a de facto junk real estate as an investment, above all for the age precaution. It is true that very few of them […]