Author: Andres Knobel

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Dear European Court of Justice, you were played

By Andres Knobel ■ 5 December 2022 ■ 2 min READ
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Reforms to FATF Recommendation 25 should reflect fact not fiction

By Andres Knobel ■ 28 July 2022 ■ 7 min READ
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Beneficial ownership transparency: how to fix a serious secrecy loophole in the automatic exchange system

By Andres Knobel ■ 26 April 2022 ■ 11 min READ
A collage of images featuring Russian oligarch Alisher Usmanov, a stack of coins and Big Ben, against a bright yellow background.
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No, trusts are not impenetrable shields for oligarchs’ assets. Here’s how to pierce them.

By Andres Knobel ■ 31 March 2022 ■ 13 min READ
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How to improve the EU’s Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Package on beneficial ownership registration

By Andres Knobel ■ 21 March 2022 ■ 4 min READ
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Addressing the secrecy risks of complex ownership chains: Another tool to improve beneficial ownership verification

By Andres Knobel ■ 16 February 2022 ■ 4 min READ
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Penguins hold millions in Australian banks: revealing trends from Australian and German banking statistics

By Andres Knobel ■ 14 December 2021 ■ 6 min READ
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Tax Justice Network proposal to FATF’s consultation on beneficial ownership for legal persons

By Andres Knobel ■ 6 December 2021 ■ 20 min READ
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Rethinking Limited Liability: Beneficial Ownership Transparency to Reform the Liability System, working paper

By Andres Knobel ■ 10 November 2021 ■ 4 min READ
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Pandora Papers and (South Dakota) trusts: Why do criminals and the rich like them so much?

By Andres Knobel ■ 8 October 2021 ■ 7 min READ
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Pandora Papers: law firms must disclose clients’ names (like they’ve started doing in the US of all places)

By Andres Knobel ■ 7 October 2021 ■ 12 min READ
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Isle of Man banking data leak reveals how sharing data can identify offshore strategies and improve beneficial ownership

By Andres Knobel ■ 29 September 2021 ■ 8 min READ
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How to stop #LuxLetters and the abuse of tax rulings

By Andres Knobel ■ 1 July 2021 ■ 17 min READ
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Buffet of tax-evading secrecy revealed by US settlement with Swiss bank Rahn+Bodmer

By Andres Knobel ■ 6 April 2021 ■ 8 min READ
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Beneficial ownership verification: exploring Belgium’s sophisticated system

By Andres Knobel ■ 26 February 2021 ■ 3 min READ
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Some things never change: the use of Swiss banks by crooks

By Andres Knobel ■ 15 February 2021 ■ 6 min READ
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The US beneficial ownership law has its weaknesses, but it’s a seismic shift

By Andres Knobel ■ 20 January 2021 ■ 6 min READ
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Argentina keeps pushing to be at the vanguard of transparency. Now they need to make more information public

By Andres Knobel ■ 18 January 2021 ■ 5 min READ
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New publication on beneficial ownership transparency for companies listed on the stock exchange

By Andres Knobel ■ 11 November 2020 ■ 2 min READ
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From outrage to action: how to prevent another 11 years of inaction after the FinCen files

By Andres Knobel ■ 5 November 2020 ■ 11 min READ
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Regulating complex ownership chains – a call for experts for closed brainstorming round-table session

By Andres Knobel ■ 17 September 2020 ■ 8 min READ
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We ran a beneficial ownership webinar for over 260 officials from Latin America

By Andres Knobel ■ 10 September 2020 ■ 2 min READ