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Cayman Islands Archive

  • October 2012

    What you have missed on ITR Premium

    October 15, 2012

    Miller to be acting IRS chief; Review of compliance in Australia but not GAAR; Italy changes mind on VAT; Norway hikes carbon tax; Finland relaxes interest deduction proposals; UK consults on games tax relief; NZ court hears Alesco appeal; ITAT restructured.

  • July 2012

    What you have missed on ITR Premium

    July 11, 2012

    Why Hong Kong’s Court of Appeal left holders of trading investments smiling, insight into the future of US tax litigation from the ex-IRS chief counsel, and what the European Commission thinks about VAT on eBooks were just three articles that appeared on ITR Premium last week.

  • June 2012

    Swiss court’s unsealing of whistleblower CDs spells more trouble for Julius Bär

    June 08, 2012

    EXCLUSIVE: When Rudolf Elmer gave WikiLeaks the names of 2,000 tax evading clients of his former employer Julius Bär, he was arrested for breaching Swiss banking secrecy laws. But evidence to be presented at his trial may make things even worse for Julius Bär.

  • January 2012

    EXCLUSIVE: Rudolf Elmer explains why he blew the whistle on Julius Bär’s secret evasion activities

    January 31, 2012

    Rudolf Elmer’s name hit the international headlines when he was exposed as the whistle-blower on the activities of his former employer, Swiss bank Julius Bär, in the Cayman Islands, handing over the names of 2,000 tax evaders to WikiLeaks. The episode was one of a number that focused attention on tax havens. In an exclusive interview, Elmer explains why he did it, what the impact has been on the world and his life and why he is the one being treated as a criminal.

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