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'The UK is a tax haven' – Bermuda attacks plan to end financial secrecy David Marchant 0 10144 Monday, February 6, 2017 
Companies in tax havens: OECD seeks debate on beneficial ownership David Marchant 0 11826 Friday, January 20, 2017 
The myth of the Offshore: How Africa lost $1 Trillion to tax havens David Marchant 0 11854 Wednesday, January 4, 2017 
HMRC empowered to name and shame tax evasion 'enablers' David Marchant 0 12041 Monday, January 2, 2017 
Why Trump’s secretary of state pick shows up in leaked offshore documents David Marchant 0 11911 Thursday, December 29, 2016 
Poor response to notices sent to offshore company owners David Marchant 0 11875 Monday, December 26, 2016 
Amendment sought for greater transparency over UK's offshore tax havens David Marchant 0 11993 Tuesday, December 20, 2016 
Whistle-Blowers Spur Companies to Change Their Ways David Marchant 0 11788 Monday, December 19, 2016 
Bahamas Securities Commission’s Regulatory Powers Restored By Court David Marchant 0 12308 Saturday, December 17, 2016 
Bermuda is world's worst corporate tax haven, says Oxfam David Marchant 0 12730 Monday, December 12, 2016 
These are the world's worst tax havens David Marchant 0 11807 Monday, December 12, 2016 
UBS AG Avoids $500 Million Fraud Suit by BVI Company David Marchant 0 11745 Sunday, December 11, 2016 
Vanterpool Plaza: the BVI address used by Mourinho, Ronaldo and Vibrac Corporation David Marchant 0 12031 Friday, December 9, 2016 
An epic legal battle with big implications for litigation funding David Marchant 1 11713 Friday, December 9, 2016 
U.K. Wants Advisers to Disclose Client’s Offshore Structures David Marchant 0 11629 Thursday, December 8, 2016 
How To Hide $400 Million David Marchant 0 11772 Wednesday, November 30, 2016 
This Just In: Joe Stiglitz Still Wrong About Tax Competition And Tax Evasion David Marchant 0 11895 Friday, November 18, 2016 
Panama Papers: 22 people face tax evasion investigations in UK David Marchant 0 12085 Wednesday, November 9, 2016 
Ponzi-accused Centaur man Scott Williams to have day in court David Marchant 0 12816 Wednesday, November 2, 2016 
Dozens of Individuals Indicted in Multimillion Dollar Indian Call Center Scam Targeting U.S. Victims David Marchant 0 12076 Monday, October 31, 2016 
Money, politics and why contracts matter – even in Bermuda David Marchant 0 12085 Friday, October 28, 2016 
Tax Evasion - Nowhere Left to Hide David Marchant 0 11656 Friday, October 28, 2016 
Offshore Voluntary Compliance Efforts Top $10 Billion; More Than 100,000 Taxpayers Come Back into Compliance David Marchant 0 12017 Monday, October 24, 2016 
Treasury expected to water down reforms on offshore trusts David Marchant 0 12238 Monday, October 24, 2016 
Ex-CWM boss & Belvedere Management Group officer Anthony Constantinou guilty of molesting women David Marchant 0 12430 Tuesday, October 18, 2016 
Offshore secrets of Brexit backer Arron Banks revealed in Panama Papers David Marchant 0 12321 Sunday, October 16, 2016 
100 Financial Centres Start Swapping Tax Data David Marchant 0 11884 Sunday, October 16, 2016 
Irish Government ready to make offshore accounts a 'criminal offence' David Marchant 0 12306 Saturday, October 15, 2016 
RBC should get maximum fine in alleged fraud scheme involving billionaire art dealer: French prosecutors David Marchant 0 11868 Saturday, October 15, 2016 
The Smart Person’s Guide to Paying Taxes David Marchant 0 12308 Thursday, October 6, 2016 
Study: 73% of Fortune 500 Companies Used Tax Havens in 2015 David Marchant 0 11151 Thursday, October 6, 2016 
Review Of Data Systems After 'Bahama Papers' Leak David Marchant 0 11306 Monday, October 3, 2016 
The Real Scandal Behind The Panama Papers David Marchant 0 11236 Friday, September 30, 2016 
Mauritius strives to shake off ‘tax haven’ tag David Marchant 0 11447 Friday, September 30, 2016 
UK Revenue to receive details on thousands of offshore accounts David Marchant 0 10631 Friday, September 30, 2016 
1.3m Files Leak In Bahamas Papers David Marchant 0 7685 Friday, September 23, 2016 
1 tax haven, 3 of Canada’s biggest banks, 2,000 offshore companies David Marchant 0 7567 Thursday, September 22, 2016 
Former EU Official Among Politicians Named in New Leak of Offshore Files from The Bahamas David Marchant 0 7471 Thursday, September 22, 2016 
The Availability of “Backward Tracing” in Jersey Offers Creditors Another Remedy Offshore David Marchant 0 7487 Tuesday, September 20, 2016 
Worldwide Disclosure Facility for offshore tax evasion launched David Marchant 0 7621 Tuesday, September 6, 2016 
Eurozone Finance Chief Lashes Out at Apple’s Response to Tax Ruling David Marchant 0 7697 Monday, September 5, 2016 
Third-party funders that chased Liberian judgment face sanctions by federal judge David Marchant 0 7527 Friday, September 2, 2016 
Special Report: How Delaware kept America safe for corporate secrecy David Marchant 0 7463 Wednesday, August 31, 2016 
HMRC plans tougher penalties for accountants and advisers who help clients dodge taxes David Marchant 0 7799 Thursday, August 18, 2016 
Trusts comb client lists for tax cheats David Marchant 0 8114 Thursday, August 18, 2016 
Advisers face hefty fines in HMRC tax avoidance crackdown David Marchant 0 7482 Thursday, August 18, 2016 
Cayman-based Centaur Scam: From boilers to funds: how fraudster Scott Williams fooled ASIC David Marchant 0 7745 Saturday, August 13, 2016 
Judge Says MF Global Lawsuit Against PwC Can Proceed David Marchant 0 7774 Tuesday, August 9, 2016 
Tax cap could send new Cochlear R&D offshore David Marchant 0 9197 Tuesday, August 9, 2016 
IRS Rewards For Tax Whistleblowers -- Good News! David Marchant 0 7472 Friday, August 5, 2016 
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Cayman Court Secrecy: A Huge Red Flag for Foreign Investors & Clients
David Marchant
As any fule kno, the biggest enemy of fraud, corruption, money laundering, and other forms of financial crime is transparency, while their best friend is secrecy. That's why the unprecedented mass sealing of cases that's taking place at the Financial Services Division of the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands is repugnant to anyone with a genuine concern for financial crime.