By: Ainsley Brown It has been reported in the Times that ¨up to 5, 000 British investors have an estimated £3 billion stashed away in secret accounts in Liechtenstein. It is a good thing then, well good from the perspective of HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC), that Liechtenstein and the UK Government have reached an agreement on the sharing of… Continue reading "Liechtenstein And The UK Enter Tax Info Sharing Agreement"
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By: Ainsley Brown There are no more countries left on the Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development’s (OECD) Tax haven black list. Does this mean that the black list is no more? No, not exactly. The OECD has removed Andorra, Liechtenstein and Monaco from its black list of non-compliant tax havens. The three countries were the last remaining on the… Continue reading "No More OECD Tax Black List?"
By: Ainsley Brown The world economic down turn has had many knock on effects, many of which unexpected. It seems that bad times has the uncanny effect of making the once unthinkable, unsayable and undoable all very much possible. The Swiss banking model can be best characterized with one word: Secrecy. This don’t ask don’t tell attitude is more than… Continue reading "The Swiss Banking Business Model Faces Realignment"