Offshore companies have the same risk profile as any
other company. The country (jurisdiction) that a company is incorporated in does
not confer risk. Regardless of this, once your company was incorporated in an
offshore jurisdiction some people will automatically assume that you are
involved in a risky business.
The business activity of the company determines the risk level of the company. A
company selling baby clothes has the same business risk as another company doing
the same business. No matter where a company was incorporated, its up to the
managers and owners of the company to deal with its operational risk
Most offshore companies go into controlled business situations. There is a plan
for its use and generally it does NOT involve broadcasting its existence. This
is completely different to most non-offshore companies getting into business and
then actively looking for customers to buy its products or services.
If you are planning to use an offshore company actively, then you should be
prepared to deal with peoples perception of doing business with the company.
There is nothing you can do about this perception whether it is good or
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