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UK – HMRC Wins Two Tax Avoidance Cases Over Use of Offshore Trusts David Marchant 0 2514 Saturday, September 14, 2019 
Bermuda court orders halt to US lawsuit against Apollo David Marchant 0 2962 Monday, July 15, 2019 
Firm linked to 'Paradise Papers' leak put up for sale by its private equity owners for £700m David Marchant 0 2551 Sunday, July 7, 2019 
Sun, Sand, and the $1.5 Trillion Dark Offshore Economy David Marchant 0 2967 Friday, July 5, 2019 
Lloyds freezes 8,000 offshore Jersey accounts in dirty money push David Marchant 0 2903 Monday, June 24, 2019 
Islands’ public registers move ‘not nearly enough’ David Marchant 0 2777 Monday, June 24, 2019 
Company part-owned by Jared Kushner got $90m from unknown offshore investors since 2017 David Marchant 0 3079 Monday, June 10, 2019 
Global cryptocurrency task force closes in on sophisticated tax cheats David Marchant 0 2309 Friday, June 7, 2019 
Closed for Business: Shutting Down the US as an Offshore Tax Haven David Marchant 0 2422 Thursday, May 16, 2019 
German authorities raid 14 banks in offshore tax fraud probe David Marchant 0 2256 Thursday, May 16, 2019 
BVI claim info on Kochhars destroyed in calamity David Marchant 0 1790 Sunday, May 12, 2019 
Cryptocurrency thefts, fraud hit $1.2 billion in first quarter - report David Marchant 0 1951 Wednesday, May 1, 2019 
Maybe Discovery Requests Don’t Need To Be THIS Specific David Marchant 0 2090 Saturday, April 20, 2019 
Drug trafficking and fraud are primary sources of illicit funds in St Kitts-Nevis: US report David Marchant 0 2541 Wednesday, April 3, 2019 
Nearly 900 Canadians found in Panama Papers, but no charges have yet been laid David Marchant 0 2311 Wednesday, April 3, 2019 
Tax evasion in Europe exclusive series: Buccaneering Britain and its Treasure Islands David Marchant 0 2896 Tuesday, April 2, 2019 
Atlantic International Bank (Belize) Folds after 18 Years in Offshore Banking Sector David Marchant 0 2295 Friday, March 29, 2019 
Democrats introduce bill to curb tax havens David Marchant 0 2657 Thursday, March 14, 2019 
FBI adds an anti-bribery squad focusing on South America David Marchant 0 2515 Wednesday, March 6, 2019 
Vast Offshore Network Moved Billions With Help From Major Russian Bank David Marchant 0 2383 Wednesday, March 6, 2019 
Primeo v HSBC: Cayman Court dismisses US$2bn claim by Madoff feeder fund David Marchant 0 2617 Thursday, February 21, 2019 
Judge rules Blockvest ICO token is a security, reversing previous order David Marchant 0 2263 Thursday, February 21, 2019 
Revealed: How a UK company is using a Caribbean tax haven to cash in on scrapping toxic ships in one of the world’s poorest countries David Marchant 0 2113 Thursday, February 21, 2019 
UBS Ordered to Pay Record $5.1 Billion in French Tax Fraud Trial David Marchant 0 2103 Thursday, February 21, 2019 
Cayman court upholds order freezing accounts tied to fraud scheme David Marchant 0 2419 Tuesday, February 12, 2019 
Lawyer Indicted After Reporting Russian Clients’ ‘Greatest Fraud’ to MI5 David Marchant 0 2145 Tuesday, February 12, 2019 
Grand Court: Cayman fund directors did not scheme to violate sanctions David Marchant 0 2107 Wednesday, February 6, 2019 
Deceptive Global Corruption Reports and the Great Political Charade David Marchant 0 1966 Wednesday, February 6, 2019 
Dutch add Guernsey, Belize and Isle of Man to tax evasion blacklist David Marchant 0 3139 Thursday, January 3, 2019 
More than two years later, no Canadian Panama Papers charges have been filed David Marchant 0 3273 Thursday, December 13, 2018 
How the IRS Was Gutted David Marchant 0 2760 Wednesday, December 12, 2018 
The trail of the Panama Papers: from Guatemala to South Florida David Marchant 0 2865 Monday, December 10, 2018 
Government proposes substance tests for offshore businesses David Marchant 0 2744 Monday, December 10, 2018 
New laws to shake up Cayman's offshore sector David Marchant 0 2773 Sunday, December 9, 2018 
Heston Blumenthal, the tax havens and the ripped-off workers David Marchant 0 2769 Sunday, December 9, 2018 
Draft law requires offshore companies to have local offices and staff David Marchant 0 2698 Saturday, December 8, 2018 
Jersey-based ex-Lumiere CEO Christopher Byrne sentenced to 7 years in jail David Marchant 0 2748 Thursday, December 6, 2018 
German Police Search Deutsche Bank Offices in Tax Haven Case David Marchant 0 2444 Friday, November 30, 2018 
The $200 Trillion Gold Rush That Has Reshaped Private Banking David Marchant 0 2680 Saturday, November 24, 2018 
Corporate America Flees Caribbean Tax Havens David Marchant 0 2715 Saturday, November 17, 2018 
First ‘Panama Papers’ Trailer Exposes Offshore Cash Scandal David Marchant 0 2724 Wednesday, November 7, 2018 
United Kingdom to update ‘offshore compliance strategy’ David Marchant 0 2599 Tuesday, November 6, 2018 
'Staggering’ case of banker tax fraud has Danes pointing fingers David Marchant 0 2824 Monday, November 5, 2018 
HMRC to be preferred creditor for insolvencies in Budget tax crackdown David Marchant 0 2557 Sunday, November 4, 2018 
U.K. Government Renews Its Crackdown on Offshore Tax Evasion David Marchant 0 2718 Tuesday, October 30, 2018 
UBS Tax Whistle-Blower Sues for $4 Million, But May Get $4,000 David Marchant 0 2757 Friday, October 26, 2018 
African Governments Are Paying for the World Bank’s Mauritius Miracle David Marchant 0 2922 Friday, October 19, 2018 
What are 'golden passport' schemes and how do they enable tax dodging? David Marchant 0 2717 Wednesday, October 17, 2018 
Trump’s Tax Law Failed to Kill Off Corporate America's Prized Dodge David Marchant 0 2679 Wednesday, October 17, 2018 
Offshore wealth: loopholes found in EU anti-tax evasion rules David Marchant 0 2666 Monday, October 15, 2018 
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