Links – Jan 16

Company beneficial ownership register to open in April 2016 STEP
New UK corporate transparency measures allow applications for anonymity. See also: UK: Implementation of Company filing requirements and corporate transparency measures and the register of people with significant control (“PSC register”) UK Parliament

Vincent Garenq: ‘The Clearstream Affair’s’ ‘Bigger, More Fundamental Issues’ Variety
See also our blog: Will Antoine Deltour become a prisoner of conscience?

NY Review of Books reports this comment, but won’t print it The Komisar Scoop
On the role of the western offshore system in moving money stolen by Russian officials & oligarchs

What We Still Don’t Know About Mitt Romney’s Tax Returns Mother Jones
See also, from Aug 2012: Where the Money Lives Vanity Fair, Nicholas Shaxson’s investigation into Mitt Romney’s tax affairs and offshore dealings

Chile’s Banco Penta Bonds Plunge Amid Escalating Graft  & Tax Evasion Probe Bloomberg

Delaware’s Top Five Worst Shareholder Decisions for 2014 (A Review) Race to the Bottom Blog
Illustrates how offshore business is not just about tax, secrecy, or even financial regulation, but about a range of other elements too – doing whatever it takes to attract the hot money

 


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