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How to Navigate the Choppy Seas for Foreigners With U.S.-Based Heirs: Part I

Life insurance to the rescue?

Recent changes in the foreign tax provisions of the U.S. Tax Code provide a new opportunity to revisit the possible incorporation of traditional life insurance or foreign private placement life insurance issued by either a foreign carrier or U.S. carrier. In the past, U.S. practitioners relied heavily on entity structure to achieve a desired result. Given some degree of uncertainty with a new, far more complicated proposed structure, we believe practitioners will want to consider integrating


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