Category Archives: Tax Havens

Updates on activity in some of the 80 tax havens.

Brexit and Gibraltar !

As we all know well over 90% of Gibraltarians voted to Remain within the EU. Having your cake and eating it comes to mind since well over 90% voted in a referendum to Remain in UK ! Lets be clear … Continue reading

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Harvard in the news again !

Harvard is reckoned to have the largest bursary/endowment of any university. 2015 valuation was $35.7 Billion, yes Billion and itsĀ in the news because over the last 5 years its 11 “money managers” collected $242 Million, mostly bonuses related to performance. … Continue reading

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Apple’s unpaid Irish taxes are chicken feed.

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2014-03-12/cash-abroad-rises-206-billion-as-apple-to-ibm-avoid-tax

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This is the type of results which Tax Havens make possible. These are some of the largest corporations in the world. Figures are 2009/2010 & are from Forbes/ New York Times. Exxon Mobile: profit $37 Billion. USA tax paid Zero. … Continue reading

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Luxembourg,The Grand Duchy of.

This tiny country of just under 600,00 souls is bordered on North & West by Belgium, Germany on the East and France to the South. It was a founding member of the now EU and among OECD countries it has … Continue reading

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Press Comments on LuxLeaks

While PwC and prosecutors argue that the so-called LuxLeaks documents were private property and revealing them was a criminal offense, the trial is seen by critics as an attack on press freedom and efforts by whistle-blowers to shine a light … Continue reading

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LuxLeaks

It’s a sad day, Tuesday 26.04.2016, three people are going on trial today for doing something which the large majority of us would consider “acting in the Public Interest”. In late 2014 they leaked thousands of documents showing how the” … Continue reading

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