Specializing in Trust, Estate and Tax law, the Cone Marshall firm of Auckland, New Zealand is considered to be an international leader by many for good reason. Established in 1999 by Geoffrey Cone, Karen Marshall joined the firm in 2005, and along with Cone has been a principle since 2006. Between them, the Cone Marshall firm has a solid international reputation, and keep their good standing by working hard to be the best.
For over 35 years Geoffrey Cone has provided international trust and tax planning as well as trustee and trust management services. He is known as a man to be trusted by international families that benefit from his skills in forming New Zealand trusts, partnerships, and companies as well as tax planning advice. Surely a man of many talents or he would not be as well respected as he is on the international scene. Cone Marshall helps their clients grow, and any firm that can do that as consistently as they do deserves international acclaim for it.
In a 2012 article posted to social media “New Zealand – A Model of Tax Transparency,” Geoffrey Cone put down the idea that New Zealand was a tax haven of some kind with a “secret” banking industry. He pointed out that New Zealand subscribes to the principles of the gold standard for transparency and that there are no “secret” private banking organizations in New Zealand. According to Mr. Cone, the increase of foreign trusts in his country is due to the fact that New Zealand enjoys the international reputation as a safe place for one’s assets, and people today can not afford to ignore that fact.
According to Cone Marshall another reason New Zealand enjoys international business is simply because this country is recognized for the stability of its jurisdictional laws and solid infrastructure. People feel safer leaving their assets in the hands of Cone Marshall because they trust New Zealand as much as they do this firm. The principles of Cone Marshall, Geoffrey and Karen are true professionals with a world wide reputation for trust they have earned by adhering to every law, and making sure their clients assets are well cared for.