According to an old saying, the ways of the Lord are inscrutable ... especially if they have to do with financial matters. What happens when we mix the Vatican Bank, the Holy See and bank secrecy? It seems that when it comes to accountability with the holy dollar, there are those who are above the good and the […]
Despite what many articles on the networks may say, the United Kingdom is a potential and attractive offshore jurisdiction for many companies and individuals. They have many banking advantages for those looking to have an offshore account in this jurisdiction, and they are very easy to open.
The development of the principle of Swiss banking secrecy began its construction before 1934, when the Swiss federal banking law was published, which regulated, in addition to banking activity in the country, bank secrecy, as well as the penalties derived from its violation. A law that gave greater force to banking practices before […]
We all like to talk about the economy, banks and money, but do we know correctly what the terms we use in our speeches mean? An example can be the case of bank secrecy, a simple a priori term that hides many nuances. We speak, among other things, of tax havens or tax evasion. […]
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Dos eventos que tendrán lugar en Suiza podrían poner punto y final al secreto bancario que eran la clave del apogeo de la banca privada en Ginebra y Zúrich. En estas ciudades, los bancos recibían a cientos de clientes extranjeros con sus maletines llenos de efectivo.
Government pressure for greater financial transparency must also strike a delicate balance with the need for privacy.
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] El paraíso fiscal de Islas Caimán es el tercer inversor extranjero en Israel, según datos publicados oficialmente por el gobierno israelí. Estos datos volvieron a suscitar dudas sobre el origen de los fondos que impulsan el florecimiento de las industrias emergentes y tecnológicas en el país.
The Undersecretary General of the Presidency of Argentina, Valentín Díaz Gilligan, has submitted his resignation in the Government of Mauritius after discovering that he hid 1.2 million dollars in an opaque company in the tax haven of Andorra.
Last Tuesday, the Tax Justice Network (TJN) released the Financial Secrecy Index, a list of nations ranked in terms of how opaque their financial practices are, and this year Taiwan debuts in the top 10, earning a niche at No. 8. .
The autonomous region of Madeira, in Portugal, appears in 64th place in the index of financial secrecy and classification of tax havens covering 112 states, prepared by the Tax Justice Network.