Singapore: not always as clean as it looks Asia Times
‘Singapore ranks at No 5 on the 2018 Financial Secrecy Index compiled by the Tax Justice Network … This is one comparative ranking, obviously, on which countries do not want to top the list.‘
Have the Biggest U.S. Banks Become Less Complex? Federal Reserve Bank of New York / Liberty Street Economics
Cites TJN’s Financial Secrecy Index. See also: Why the big US banks are still dangerous Neue Zürcher Zeitung (In German)
Tajikistan: Money by Marriage OCCRP
An OCCRP investigation show how unlimited political power leads to business success in one of Central Asia’s poorest countries.
Millions in Baltic Scandal Frozen at Swiss bank Julius Baer finews
‘ … liquidator accuses Julius Baer of not adequately checking the source and cleanliness of the money‘
Italy: The League caught up in an offshore scandal L’espresso (In Italian)
‘The League is part of the Italian coalition government sharing power with the Five Star Movement.
The financial scandal no one is talking about The Guardian
‘Have the ‘big four’ firms become too cosy with the system they’re supposed to be keeping in check?‘