Private Offerings, Crowdfunding and Raising Capital – Asset Protection and Liability Issues to Avoid

 A big part of asset protection is risk management, or doing things the right way the first time to avoid future expenses and legal exposure. Many of the HNW private business owners and entrepreneurs I deal with have shared their success with others by raising capital for various projects and allowing others to invest in […]

Personal Guarantee Insurance for Doctors, Investors, Business Owners

REAL ESTATE #2

Personal Guarantee Insurance for Doctors (and everyone else) Source: Physicians Practice Non-medical business exposures that threaten doctors’ financial solvency continue to grow in scope and number. This week we take a look a relatively new type of risk-management product: Personal Guarantee (PG) Insurance. We’ve covered both exposure related to residential and commercial real estate debt […]

Start-Ups: When Does Liability for Your Business or Medical Practice Begin? – Asset Protection

BUSINESS AND MEDICAL PRACTICE OWNER LAIBILITY

The many discussions we have shared here have largely centered on asset protection and other legal and financial issues faced by physicians and business owners. The bulk of those discussions assumed that you own or run a business or medical practice. Due to the growing availability of financial and legal education resources available to business owners, […]

Arizona Anti-Deficiency Overview – An Asset Protection Road-map

As we have discussed often in this forum, Asset Protection NOT just about lawsuits, it’s increasingly about any source of loss, risk or exposure to your hard earned wealth. In some cases your assets themselves, like real estate, create the liability we are concerned about. Given the carnage in the real estate market over the […]

Short Sale Time Bomb Affects all Buyers and sellers as Mortgage Debt Relief Act Expires – 2012

HOME EQUITY LOSS

Asset Protection is increasingly broadening in what people want from it, it’s not just about litigation and must include an analysis of ALL risks to our clients’ wealth including those posed by debt, investments, taxes, insurance gaps and most notably over the last 5 years, real estate. Below, Realtor Alex Goldstein, who has helped many navigate […]

SCAM – “Brokers” and ‘Up Front Fees’ for Venture Capital

This is a guest column by Greg George, a professional due diligence expert that I use as a resource. There are a huge number of people looking for financing due to the current lending climate and the bad guys know it. Here’s what one expert has to say.Yours, IkeRisk and Threat Management – Presented by […]