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Offshore finance and small states Sovereignty, size and money by William Vlcek

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Banks and banking, International,
  • Banks and banking, Foreign,
  • International finance,
  • States, Small

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementWilliam Vlcek
SeriesInternational political economy series
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHG3881 .V64 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16776533M
ISBN 100230522203
LC Control Number2008016155

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One path towards development taken by a number of small jurisdictions is the establishment of an offshore financial centre. This text analyses the actual economic contribution for several small Caribbean economies and the impact to continued operation arising from an international initiative for the exchange of taxpayer information. This text analyses the actual economic contribution for several small Caribbean economies and the impact to continued operation arising from an international initiative for the exchange of taxpayer information. Books > Political Science and International Relations. Offshore Finance And Small States. He analyses the ongoing work of the Financial Stability Forum, the Financial Action Task Force, the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank, and the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development. The book also offers some suggestions as to what the future might hold for offshore finance.1/5(1). Offshore finance centers have lifted a host of small countries from poverty and facilitated the growth of global financial capital has precipitated a number of crises. This interdisciplinary collection of essays explores the origins of the current situation from the perspectives of economics, geography, international law, and international Format: Hardcover.

In Offshore Financial Centers and Regulatory Competition, a group of leading international law and finance experts argues that offshore jurisdictions have become key players in corporate finance and captive insurance markets. OFCs offer legal protections for financial privacy and provide regulatory competition to onshore jurisdictions, forcing Format: Hardcover. I am a blue-water admiralty attorney who is very familiar with offshore financial centers. I asked the author on a professional basis if he could lead me to materials to facilitate a more complete understanding of offshore centers and their multi-facted use. This text provided an understanding on levels that I had no idea s: 1. Rose-Marie Antoine. Description. The discipline of offshore financial law has developed substantially since the first edition of this book was published. The second edition updates the reader with developments in case law and legislation and also covers a more extensive range of offshore jurisdictions including new coverage of Switzerland, Dubai, Hong Kong, Alaska, Nevada, Singapore, and Liechtenstein. Offshore Finance Centres (OFCs; also known as tax havens) play a key role in facilitating growing mobility of finance and shaping complex webs of interactions and relationships involving the nation-states, multinational corporations, a wealthy elite.

Offshore finance has transformed many small jurisdictions into high income economies and has facilitated the growth of global financial markets, deregulation and the convergence of economic policies worldwide. However, the volatility and fickle nature of global capital has also become apparent. Globalization is considered to be the most advanced phase of capitalism. The Offshore Financial Centres (OFCs; also known as tax havens) are an integral part of globalization. Get this from a library! Offshore finance and small states: sovereignty, size and money. [William Vlcek] -- "Sovereignty, size and money are the three defining characteristics for the offshore financial centre in the Caribbean. The conflict at the centre of this study involves the attempt by a group of.   This book opens a window on the current reality: greed, corporate irresponsibility, and criminality. Shaxson's primary target is offshore finance which he describes as a sort of metastasing cancer in the body of global finance/5().