- Tax havens protect vulnerable people against despotic governments, unjust laws and political turmoil.
- Tax havens are good for high-tax nations.
Cross-posted from the Tax Justice Network
“Given the little that is known about the profession and its role in global inequality, it seemed imperative to learn more about
Cross posted from the Tax Justice Network
We have for years remarked on the role of the offshore system in promoting financial instability, not least for its propensity to enable financial players to get out from under financial regulations they don’t like, then taking the cream from risky activities and shifting the risks onto others. Now, from Izabella…Read more
Academics Stand Against Poverty, the Yale Global Justice Program, and Global Financial Integrity invite submissions of original essays of ca. 7,000 to 9,000 words on the intelligent use of incentives toward curtailing corporations’ use of tax evasion and avoidance, abusive transfer pricing and all forms of illicit financial flows. All prizes are named in honor…Read more
In December I got a phone call from a private banking insider who wanted to set me straight about a blog I’d recently written, entitled Brazil Gets Tough on Global Pirate Bankers. http://taxjustice.blogspot.com/2010/11/brazil-gets-tough-on-global-investment.html
This was a pick-up from a Bloomberg story that starts with a picture of submachine-gun wielding Brazilian federal agents arresting Alexandre Caiado of Merrill…Read more