Don’t Forget to Tell the ‘Taxman’ You’re Going on Holiday!

Argentina is haemorrhaging U.S dollars at such an alarming rate that it is now mandatory to inform the country’s tax agency before you leave the country  on holiday WHERE, WHEN, and WHY you are going. Argentina, who according to the 2012 Financial Action Task Force (FATF) Report is a jurisdiction with a high -level of political commitment to address its … More Don’t Forget to Tell the ‘Taxman’ You’re Going on Holiday!

‘Offshore’ Outshines ‘Onshore’ in Identification Due Diligence

“OECD countries do a much worse job of collecting information on the prospective owners of ‘shell’ companies than their counterparts in offshore financial centres”. This is the view of Professor Jason Sharman of Griffith University in Australia, one of a handful of commentators known to rely less on invective and more on analytics when engaged … More ‘Offshore’ Outshines ‘Onshore’ in Identification Due Diligence

Should ‘Offshore’ Service Providers be Job-Hunting?

Possibly. If you are an ‘offshore’ service provider on the corporate or private wealth side your fortunes are inextricably linked to that of the Offshore Financial Centre where you are based. The calibre of your ‘home’ country’s response to the global business environment is just as important – if not more so – as your … More Should ‘Offshore’ Service Providers be Job-Hunting?