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The Creation of International Financial Centres in Africa: The Case of Kenya Anti-Corruption Resource Centre

Elderly Lobbyist Always Droning On About How Little Legislation Cost In His Day The Onion

A Made-in-America Offshore Tax Haven Newsweek

Developing Countries Losing Billions To Corporate Tax Avoidance Bernama

The Life and Times of John Fredriksen – Putin’s “Bagman” in London: “His Own Creditor” – John Fredriksen Sets The Global Standard in Tax Avoidance. Part 2
See also: What the company registry in Cyprus tax haven actually looks like

Six Corporate Executives and Six Corporate Entities Indicted for Orchestrating a $500 Million Offshore Asset Protection, Securities Fraud, and Money Laundering Scheme FBI Press Release
See also: Belize Firm Charged in $500 Million Tax-Evasion Scheme Bloomberg Businessweek

Revered Catalan Leader Tarnished by Tax Investigation The Wall Street Journal

Financial literacy is shockingly low and the academy must do more The Conversation

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Financial secrecy in football: time for action

bigben-mcbigbenfaceEveryone has known for years that football is rotten to the core and financial secrecy is at the heart of the problem. Why then is no one doing anything about it? This post from the Offshore Game project originally features in the Independent. 


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