Years of experience: 17
Douglas Parker established ORCA in 1982. Douglas is now retired and his son continues the role he began.
Welcome to the ORCA Offshore's website. Since 1982, we have specialized in tax efficient offshore facilities combined with discreet and secure offshore communications facilities, we are one of the leading specialists in setting up state of the art communications networks world-wide. Whether you need a simple telephone or fax number in another country or a complex multi-layered corporate structure one thing is certain, our vast range of products and services will enable you to shield your assets, protect your privacy and best of all minimize your taxes.
ORCA Offshore has a significant advantage over our competitors because none of our staff live in their country of origin; because we are all expats and live offshore ourselves we inevitably practice what we preach because we live the lifestyle on a daily basis. We know from experience exactly which arrangements work, and more importantly where the latest facilities and services are available. Every year new cutting edge technologies emerge, some work well, others don't, what you will find is that anything we recommend will have been tested and evaluated by us personally and if it works well for us it will more than likely do the same for you.
Another area where we excel over other offshore service providers is that we never keep records in the same location as that in which our clients are based. An additional benefit is that we have no physical US or UK offices which greatly enhances the privacy peace of mind of both American and British clients.
Whilst we offer a vast range of offshore products and services the following summary will give you an insight into what we do and the benefits our services will offer you:
Central to ORCA's philosophy is that the need to shield your life from business competitors, lawyers, ex partners, snooping officials and bureaucrats has become increasingly vital, and contrary to what many countries politicians and governments would have you believe, your quest for personal privacy does not indicate you have something to hide, or that you are a criminal. The right to privacy is enshrined in many countries constitutions as well as The European Convention of Human Rights. Clearly arranging your affairs to maximize your personal privacy, minimize your taxes and at the same time accomplish your offshore goals is something which needs careful planning but the end results will more than justify the effort.
Here at ORCA in addition to bringing you UNBEATABLE COMPANY FORMATION DEALS we also ensure items such as annual service fees are fully inclusive rather than listing a number of services such as franchise tax, agent fees, compliance and registered office individually which makes it hard in many cases to determine the bottom line.
The way to look at things is to view countries as service providers, use what works, reject what doesn’t. For example, the UK has a great range of low cost communications facilities but its banking system is incredibly intrusive and obsessed with money laundering, even worse its security services monitor e-mail like virtually nowhere else under misguided legislation called The Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act, often known as RIP. On the other hand China offers excellent facilities in many areas but its human rights record is appalling! Italy is a bureaucratic nightmare but excellent as a place to live if you operate from somewhere else. Hopefully you get the picture. The name of the game at the beginning of the 21st century is Mix and Match! Our job is to package everything together and assist you in getting it right.
For people who are not criminals and are just seeking greater financial privacy, the services and facilities which you need can still be found in many offshore locations. Although certain things have changed in the last five years, some for the better and some for the worse, it is fair to say that overall the offshore world is not in bad shape. Fortunately whatever your needs, we can help you set up the correct facilities, in the location that would fulfill your requirements.
Years of experience: 5
Before joining ORCA Angelika worked for several international finance companies in Switzerland she managed our accounts department.
Years of experience: 13
Position: Head of Operations (Zürich)
Carsten is in charge of business in Switzerland, Austria and Germany. His specialty is tax mitigation.
Years of experience: 6
Connor first worked with us after he left a large German bank, he specializes in bespoke banking, company formation and offshore residency solutions.