Tuesday, February 06, 2018

The Financial Secrecy Index: the real story on global corruption in our January 2018 podcast - Taxjustice.net

Switzerland, the United States and the Cayman Islands are the world’s biggest contributors to financial secrecy, according to the latest edition of the Tax Justice Network’s Financial Secrecy Index.

The full financial secrecy index can be found online at www.financialsecrecyindex.com 

Financial secrecy is a key facilitator of financial crime, and illicit financial flows including money laundering, corruption and tax evasion. Jurisdictions who fail to contain it deny citizens elsewhere their human rights and exacerbate global inequality.

Switzerland, the global capital of bank secrecy, retains the worst ranking, and the US has moved up to second. With Bahrain and Lebanon dropping out of the top ten, Guernsey and a new entry in Taiwan has replaced them. - Read More

Switzerland, USA and Cayman top the 2018 Financial Secrecy Index ...


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