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MORE PROOF HAVENS NOT TERROR CASH CONDUITS
A fascinating investigative report showing how gold was (and is) used by terrorists. None of it flows through traditional offshore haven nations, contrary to US politicians who sponsored anti-terror haven curbs.More on this story here.
N.Y. TIMES DISCOVERS OFFSHORE TAX SAVINGS
In a breathless front page expose, the wannabe 'national newspaper of record' finally discovers that US companies save millions in taxes by moving incorporation to offshore tax havens.More on this story here.
ENRON BRINGS CAYMANS UNWANTED SPOTLIGHT
ABC-TV news sees skullduggery in Enron offshore entities. US Senators discuss possible limits on offshore activity by US businesses.More on this story here and here.
ARGENTINE LEGALIZED THEFT
"Argentina's rulers cannot resurrect an economy by ignoring the rule of law and plundering private property."More on this story here.
BAHAMAS BANK DISPUTES TERROR CASH CHARGE
NASSAU. Bank Al Taqwa's attorney denies US accusations.More on this story here.
GRENADA P.M. CALLS CANADA VISA UNFAIR
Mitchell tells Ottawa new visa travel restrictions are intolerant.More on this story here.
Australia may legalize dual citizenship.More on this story here and here.
SPAIN WANTS GIBRALTAR BUT CAN'T CONTROL BASQUES
The Spanish government wants to control Gibraltar, even as the Basque region demands independent power to negotiate taxes with the EU.More on this story here and here.
ITALY FED UP WITH EUROPEAN UNION
ROME. Italians want nation's best interest put first.More on this story here.
SOUTH AFRICAN ECONOMIC INFLUENCE GROWS
Domestic problems aside, RSA businesses spread throughout all Africa.More on this story here.
PURSUIT OF HIDDEN ASSETS EXPLAINED
A major reason for offshore financial structures is asset protection. A must read to understand how offshore assets can be traced.More on this story here.
GOLD PRICE MANIPULATION CURB PROPOSED
US Rep. Ron Paul (R-Tex) offers bill to stop government gold antics.More on this story here.
MIDDLE AMERICANS ATTACK STEALTH TAX
Average taxpayers are riled by creeping alternative minimum tax.More on this story here.
ANTI-MONEY LAUNDERING IS BIG BUSINESS
Annual Miami 'education' conference rakes in cash showcasing anti-tax haven speakers from FATF and Sen. Levin's staff.More on this story here.
HEDGE FUNDS HIT BY NEW DIRTY CASH RULES
New US law imposes new burdens, higher costs, red tape.More on this story here.
U.S. BROKERS FAVOR HIGH NET WORTH CLIENTS
New focus on high-end clients means less service for many.More on this story here.
U.K. PRIVATE BANK WANTS SPORTS CLIENTS
Says rich sports stars need special banking advice.More on this story here.
UNUSUAL GIFTS FOR THE VERY RICH
LONDON. The older image. Bentley's has it all, for a price.More on this story here and here.
US S.E.C. CHARGES OFFSHORE SCHEME
SEC estimates a California investment group took $200 million from investors for a nonexistent offshore trust scheme.More on this story here.
DO AMERICAN INVESTORS FEEL BETRAYED?
The tech bubble burst, then came Enron. Who can you trust?More on this story here.
THREATS TO BAHAMAS OFFSHORE BUSINESS
The Nassau Institute details the detrimental impact of numerous government actions curtailing Bahamas offshore financial freedom.More on this story here and here.
TOOLING TO BERMUDA
US corporations that move to tax havens like Bermuda cut taxes and increase earnings for millions of US stockholders; that's patriotism.More on this story here.
SWISS VOTE MARCH 3rd ON U.N. MEMBERSHIP
Rejected before, poll shows possible pro-UN shift.More on this story here.
CHOOSE SWISS, CAMPIONE CITIZENSHIP
ZURICH. Chris KALIN explains the advantages of Swiss or Campione residence.More on this story here.
U.B.S. FREEZES SUSPICIOUS ACCOUNT
ZURICH. A $60m account 'suspected' of being linked to Sani Abacha, late Nigerian dictator, is frozen without due process of law.More on this story here.
CZECH ANONYMOUS BANK ACCOUNTS TO END
PRAGUE. The end of anonymous banking in the Czech Republic is near.More on this story here and here.
U.K. GIBRALTAR FIGHT GETS NASTY
LONDON. Labour MPs smear Conservative MPs who support The Rock.More on this story here.
MAURITIUS REBUFFS INDIAN SCANDAL REQUEST
NEW DELHI. The Indian Ocean tax haven refuses to turn over information about an alleged offshore India stock scam based in Mauritius.More on this story here.
IT IS TO LAUGH; LEFTIST LASHES TAX HAVENS
AUSTIN. Notorious left-wing Texas columnist dumps on tax havens.More on this story here.
STILL NO TERROR CASH FOUND IN TAX HAVENS
US$104m (£73m) in alleged terrorist assets and frozen accounts from 168 individuals and groups; none from established tax haven nations.More on this story here.
ANOTHER REASON TO BANK OFFSHORE
US banking lobbyists want to overturn financial privacy laws arguing bank privacy impedes attempts at detecting terrorist cash.More on this story here.
I.R.S. WANTS WORLDWIDE POWERS
A Swiss financial expert comments on the extraterritorial extension of U.S. government banking rules and IRS investigations.More on this story here.
S.E.C ANTI-MONEY LAUNDERING RULES
A pdf download copy of new US SEC securities dealers rules.More on this story here.
DON'T BE A FINANCIAL VICTIM
Vern JACOBS CPA explains how to avoid con men and inept financial advisors.More on this story here.
And says, Jacobs, if you doubt the value of having your own asset protection plan, check out the current US jury awards here.
WHITHER ARTHUR ANDERSEN?
An insightful survey of what may happen to the the Big 5 accounting firm, post-Enron collapse.More on this story here.
F.E.A.R. CIVIL FORFEITURE DEFENSE MANUAL
It costs US$84 but price goes up to $119 on March 1st. For details of this valuable new book.More on this story here.
MILLION DOLLAR FINE FOR MEXICAN VACATION
ROSARITO, Mexico. Based only on US government suspicions, a leading coastal resort is declared off limits to US citizens.More on this story here.
U.K. TAX COLLECTORS TARGET PIMPS, WHORES
The British sex trade tumbles into the VATman's eager clutches.More on this story here and here.
UK tax accountants are faulted for not ratting on clients.More on this story here.
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