Author: Andres Knobel

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US half-shuts door to financial secrecy, opens new window

By Andres Knobel ■ 15 July 2019 ■ 6 min READ
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SWIFT data can be a global vantage point for tackling global money laundering

By Andres Knobel ■ 11 July 2019 ■ 3 min READ
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Dear WEF, let’s tax corporations in the real world

By Andres Knobel ■ 9 July 2019 ■ 3 min READ
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Statistics on automatic exchange of banking information and the right to hold authorities (and banks) to account

By Andres Knobel ■ 21 June 2019 ■ 12 min READ
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Global Asset Registry workshop – 1-2 July, Paris: submit your paper

By Andres Knobel ■ 2 May 2019 ■ 2 min READ
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The use of banking information to tackle corruption and money laundering: a low-hanging fruit the OECD refuses to harvest

By Andres Knobel ■ 30 April 2019 ■ 8 min READ
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Call for papers: the Global Asset Registry workshop – Paris, 1-2 July

By Andres Knobel ■ 1 April 2019 ■ 2 min READ
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How to verify beneficial ownership information – new report

By Andres Knobel ■ 22 January 2019 ■ 4 min READ
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How to assess the effectiveness of automatic exchange of banking information?

By Andres Knobel ■ 20 December 2018 ■ 5 min READ
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The US can be blacklisted under the OECD’s new rules due to a forgotten commitment

By Andres Knobel ■ 12 December 2018 ■ 5 min READ
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The G20 and the OECD disappoint again

By Andres Knobel ■ 7 December 2018 ■ 8 min READ
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Tax justice pushes forward at OECD’s Global Forum

By Andres Knobel ■ 5 December 2018 ■ 7 min READ
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Passports and residency for sale: the OECD is sitting on its hands. Here’s how to fix the problem…

By Andres Knobel ■ 13 November 2018 ■ 7 min READ
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The abuse of Limited Partnerships in the UK: predicting the future with the Financial Secrecy Index

By Andres Knobel ■ 31 July 2018 ■ 3 min READ
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Blacklist, whitewashed: How the OECD bent its rules to help tax haven USA

By Andres Knobel ■ 27 July 2018 ■ 6 min READ ■ 1 comments
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OECD stretches the truth to give the US a better transparency rating than Ghana

By Andres Knobel ■ 26 July 2018 ■ 9 min READ ■ 1 comments
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Country by country reports: why “automatic” is no replacement for “public”

By Andres Knobel ■ 17 July 2018 ■ 10 min READ ■ 1 comments
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It’s time for countries to start publishing the data they’re collecting under OECD’s Common Reporting Standard

By Andres Knobel ■ 11 July 2018 ■ 5 min READ
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Ending secret ownership: we assess the progress and challenges

By Andres Knobel ■ 28 June 2018 ■ 6 min READ
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The EU’s latest agreement on amending the anti-money laundering directive: at the vanguard of trust transparency, but still further to go

By Andres Knobel ■ 9 April 2018 ■ 11 min READ
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OECD rules vs CRS avoidance strategies: not bad, but short of teeth and too dependent on good faith

By Andres Knobel ■ 27 March 2018 ■ 5 min READ
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Regulation of Beneficial Ownership in Latin America and the Caribbean

By Andres Knobel ■ 26 March 2018 ■ 2 min READ