Joel Nagel

Joel M. Nagel is an international lawyer and entrepreneur focusing his practice in the area of asset protection, cross-border transactions, and global investment. He speaks all over the world on the topics of asset protection, global banking and investment, and international legal compliance. Joel has written articles and has been quoted by Forbes, Fortune, Live and Invest Overseas, Islands magazine, Business Times, Physician’s Money Digest, and the Simon Letter.

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Corporate Structures For Overseas Real Estate: Part 2

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Last week I posed the question of which corporate structure you should create to hold foreign property. I started by suggesting you might not need any structure, depending on your specific circumstances. We also discussed basic foreign corporations that could work well in certain cases.

If you missed that essay, you can read it here.

Today I will review several other structures and explain why they might be the most advantageous choice for your needs.

Corporate Structures For Overseas Real Estate: Part 1

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When determining the most beneficial legal structure to use for buying and holding overseas property, you should consider several factors. In fact, the first question is whether you need a structure at all.

Generally, I am in favor of creating legal structures for overseas property for the many reasons I will explain here (and in next week’s edition). However, let me start by outlining scenarios where you may not want or need a corporate legal structure.