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UBS Whistle-Blower Hunts Trillions Hidden in Treasure Isles

John Christensen called Jersey home. A native of the scenic isle off England’s southern coast, he was a government economist with a hillside villa that had views of France. “I was set,” Christensen said last month in an interview at a London cafe. “We had a pretty good lifestyle and… Read More

EU removes eight jurisdictions from taxation blacklist

European Union officials have removed eight jurisdictions from its blacklist of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes, following commitments made at a high political level to remedy EU concerns. Barbados, Grenada, the Republic of Korea, Macao SAR, Mongolia, Panama, Tunisia and the United Arab Emirates are moved to… Read More

Paradise Papers: EU to discuss tax havens blacklist

By Francesco Guarascio, REUTERS European Union states will on Tuesday discuss plans for a tax havens’ blacklist, officials said, in a bid to tackle offshore tax avoidance after leaked documents revealed investments by wealthy individuals and institutions around the globe. The subject’s inclusion on the monthly meeting’s agenda of EU… Read More
13th July 2016
The government of Antigua & Barbuda has launched a National Risk Assessment programme to measure the country’s vulnerability to money laundering and terrorist financing. Director of the Office of National Drug and Money Laundering Control Policy (ONDCP) Lieutenant Colonel Edward Croft said the assessment is essential in determining government’s baseline against which… Read More
23rd June 2016
Former U.N. General Assembly President John Ashe of the twin-island Caribbean nation of Antigua and Barbuda died on Wednesday in the United States as he was facing criminal charges in a bribery case. He was 61. Ashe died at his home in Dobbs Ferry, New York, according to Sgt. Vincent Ingani,… Read More