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An epic legal battle with big implications for litigation funding David Marchant 1 12155 Friday, December 9, 2016 
UK – HMRC Wins Two Tax Avoidance Cases Over Use of Offshore Trusts David Marchant 0 23 Monday, May 20, 2019 
Closed for Business: Shutting Down the US as an Offshore Tax Haven David Marchant 0 87 Thursday, May 16, 2019 
German authorities raid 14 banks in offshore tax fraud probe David Marchant 0 68 Thursday, May 16, 2019 
BVI claim info on Kochhars destroyed in calamity David Marchant 0 121 Sunday, May 12, 2019 
Cryptocurrency thefts, fraud hit $1.2 billion in first quarter - report David Marchant 0 308 Wednesday, May 1, 2019 
Maybe Discovery Requests Don’t Need To Be THIS Specific David Marchant 0 518 Saturday, April 20, 2019 
Drug trafficking and fraud are primary sources of illicit funds in St Kitts-Nevis: US report David Marchant 0 944 Wednesday, April 3, 2019 
Nearly 900 Canadians found in Panama Papers, but no charges have yet been laid David Marchant 0 840 Wednesday, April 3, 2019 
Tax evasion in Europe exclusive series: Buccaneering Britain and its Treasure Islands David Marchant 0 828 Tuesday, April 2, 2019 
Atlantic International Bank (Belize) Folds after 18 Years in Offshore Banking Sector David Marchant 0 890 Friday, March 29, 2019 
Democrats introduce bill to curb tax havens David Marchant 0 1225 Thursday, March 14, 2019 
FBI adds an anti-bribery squad focusing on South America David Marchant 0 1185 Wednesday, March 6, 2019 
Vast Offshore Network Moved Billions With Help From Major Russian Bank David Marchant 0 1042 Wednesday, March 6, 2019 
Primeo v HSBC: Cayman Court dismisses US$2bn claim by Madoff feeder fund David Marchant 0 1188 Thursday, February 21, 2019 
Judge rules Blockvest ICO token is a security, reversing previous order David Marchant 0 953 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 0 831 Thursday, February 21, 2019 
UBS Ordered to Pay Record $5.1 Billion in French Tax Fraud Trial David Marchant 0 816 Thursday, February 21, 2019 
Cayman court upholds order freezing accounts tied to fraud scheme David Marchant 0 1120 Tuesday, February 12, 2019 
Lawyer Indicted After Reporting Russian Clients’ ‘Greatest Fraud’ to MI5 David Marchant 0 814 Tuesday, February 12, 2019 
Grand Court: Cayman fund directors did not scheme to violate sanctions David Marchant 0 936 Wednesday, February 6, 2019 
Deceptive Global Corruption Reports and the Great Political Charade David Marchant 0 828 Wednesday, February 6, 2019 
Dutch add Guernsey, Belize and Isle of Man to tax evasion blacklist David Marchant 0 1812 Thursday, January 3, 2019 
More than two years later, no Canadian Panama Papers charges have been filed David Marchant 0 1864 Thursday, December 13, 2018 
How the IRS Was Gutted David Marchant 0 1531 Wednesday, December 12, 2018 
The trail of the Panama Papers: from Guatemala to South Florida David Marchant 0 1594 Monday, December 10, 2018 
Government proposes substance tests for offshore businesses David Marchant 0 1522 Monday, December 10, 2018 
New laws to shake up Cayman's offshore sector David Marchant 0 1576 Sunday, December 9, 2018 
Heston Blumenthal, the tax havens and the ripped-off workers David Marchant 0 1541 Sunday, December 9, 2018 
Draft law requires offshore companies to have local offices and staff David Marchant 0 1519 Saturday, December 8, 2018 
Jersey-based ex-Lumiere CEO Christopher Byrne sentenced to 7 years in jail David Marchant 0 1555 Thursday, December 6, 2018 
German Police Search Deutsche Bank Offices in Tax Haven Case David Marchant 0 1297 Friday, November 30, 2018 
The $200 Trillion Gold Rush That Has Reshaped Private Banking David Marchant 0 1523 Saturday, November 24, 2018 
Corporate America Flees Caribbean Tax Havens David Marchant 0 1550 Saturday, November 17, 2018 
First ‘Panama Papers’ Trailer Exposes Offshore Cash Scandal David Marchant 0 1597 Wednesday, November 7, 2018 
United Kingdom to update ‘offshore compliance strategy’ David Marchant 0 1514 Tuesday, November 6, 2018 
'Staggering’ case of banker tax fraud has Danes pointing fingers David Marchant 0 1541 Monday, November 5, 2018 
HMRC to be preferred creditor for insolvencies in Budget tax crackdown David Marchant 0 1459 Sunday, November 4, 2018 
U.K. Government Renews Its Crackdown on Offshore Tax Evasion David Marchant 0 1635 Tuesday, October 30, 2018 
UBS Tax Whistle-Blower Sues for $4 Million, But May Get $4,000 David Marchant 0 1693 Friday, October 26, 2018 
African Governments Are Paying for the World Bank’s Mauritius Miracle David Marchant 0 1788 Friday, October 19, 2018 
What are 'golden passport' schemes and how do they enable tax dodging? David Marchant 0 1634 Wednesday, October 17, 2018 
Trump’s Tax Law Failed to Kill Off Corporate America's Prized Dodge David Marchant 0 1584 Wednesday, October 17, 2018 
Offshore wealth: loopholes found in EU anti-tax evasion rules David Marchant 0 1581 Monday, October 15, 2018 
Lands of low tax set out to lure the rich offshore David Marchant 0 1605 Saturday, October 13, 2018 
Cayman Islands Court of Appeal overturns antisuit injunction in favour of Argyle Funds SPC Inc David Marchant 0 1637 Thursday, October 11, 2018 
Deloitte, EY, KPMG, PwC targeted by Australian Taxation Office David Marchant 0 1585 Tuesday, October 9, 2018 
Deloitte, EY, KPMG, PwC deny promoting tax avoidance schemes David Marchant 0 1561 Tuesday, October 9, 2018 
Era of bank secrecy ends as Swiss start sharing account data David Marchant 0 1556 Saturday, October 6, 2018 
UK Tax Authority Uses Social Media to Catch Tax Evaders David Marchant 0 1565 Saturday, October 6, 2018 
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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.