In an article published on 2012 and trended on prominent social media sites such as Google+, Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn, Mr. Cone demystified the perception that New Zealand is to some degree a tax haven with an exclusive banking sector. Instead, he confirmed that New Zealand is a member of the Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and adheres to the principles illustrated in the gold standards for accountability. Cone said that New Zealand is globally known as a secure, stable, reliable judiciary, and professional infrastructure state. Therefore, it attracts many foreign trusts than any other nation globally. Due to his unparalleled experience and accomplishments in the law sector, an article that acts as a Law Firm & Experts Directory described Geoffrey Cone as a Highly-Acclaimed Tax Lawyer.
Geoffrey Cone and Karen Marshall are executive principals at the Cone Marshall, a New Zealand-based law company that has turned out to be an authority in international trusts and tax. The firm opened its doors in 1999 in Auckland, New York. It offers its services to overseas families plus their advisors by helping then in starting New Zealand trusts, firms, and partnerships, and providing tax planning advice and global wealth. Cone Marshall Limited observes and has always followed the principles of trust and tax accountability.
A summary on Karen Marshall
Karen Marshall is an alumnus of the University of Otago situated in New Zealand, who holds a law degree. Before becoming an employee of Cone Marshall, Karen was a resident of London and served as a litigation officer at an established city law company’s Commercial Litigation section. She joined Cone Marshal in 2005. After a decade, her efforts at Cone Marshall were recognized, and she became the principal of the firm.
Work life and other commitments
She has served both as an advisor and as a legal representative for Charitable Trusts’ trustees on accusations by beneficiaries that they operated in bad faith and unaccountably during their distribution of funds or resources. Karen has offered insights and intelligence to these trusts concerning their legal position. Her other areas of specialization include providing responses to requests from Settlors and their reps, offering information where the trustee is a firm, and documenting needs of trusts.