LIfe Insurance for Doctors and Business Owners – Key Due Dilligence Questions for Buyers

The last two weeks of the year is high selling season for life insurance polices as doctors rush to fund various retirement plans and as advisers take advantage of year-end wealth-transfer opportunities and favorable deals sometimes available from insurance companies. Knowing the right questions to ask about an insurance policy is a key issue for […]

Advisor Banned By FINRA for bad OBA and R.E. deals with NFL Players

A former financial advisor who cost a group of NFL players $43 million by steering them into a bum casino investment and other bad deals including real estate deals he took a peice of has been banned from the securities industry. See the story: http://www.fa-mag.com/news/advisor-barred-from-industry-for-bilking-nfl-players-13600.html?section=43 I wish I could say this was unusual, it’s not. […]

Questions to ask Captive Insurance Provider – Asset Protection – Due Dilligence

We continue last week’s look at captive insurance companies as an asset protection, risk management, and wealth accumulation vehicle for physicians by providing some basic due diligence questions. I am frequently called upon by clients to provide an opinion or sit in on a call or meeting with a prospective captive provider. Sometimes I am […]

How to Pick an Asset Protection Lawyer – Key Due Diligence Questions and Caveats

By Ike Devji, J.D. The last 8 years has created an explosion in the Asset Protection planning field due to both the large number of people who have finally realized that their wealth is more finite and fragile than they ever imagined and the litigation boom that inevitably follows tough times. Unfortunately, this new found […]

Protecting the innocent – Due Dilligence & Investment Fraud

Insider threats cost business $4bn each year Hacker skims 35,000 customer credit card numbers 14 Business bank accounts wiped out by phishing scheme Investors scammed out of $14mm in ponzi scheme Man with history of fraud hired as CFO ‘disappears’ Taking $2mm From Company Vendor employees steal client’s proprietary data; sells to foreign government All […]

UNDERSTANDING DUE DILLIGENCE – Video Inteview

The video below features Due Diligence professional Greg George of GTI ADVISORS being interviewed by financial expert Matt Davio. The events of the last 36 months combined with ongoing economic pressures have brought to light the amount of fraud and misrepresentation that is so prevalent in business today. Part of Asset Protection is not getting burned […]