Features

October 8, 2020
Strategic Corruption
Offshore Initiative
by Kristofer Harrison & Celeste Ward Gventer In September, the International Consortium of Investigative Journalism (ICIJ) and Buzzfeed News commenced a series of stories based on a trove of secret...
October 8, 2020
The Meaning of the FinCEN Files
Trevor Sutton
There is a comforting story to be told about the prevalence of crime in the global economy. Since the end of the Cold War, the story goes, the world’s leading...
September 1, 2020
Above the Law
Jack Blum
I am hemmed in by rules on all sides. The things I can do with my property are controlled by zoning and environmental restrictions. I can’t take my neighbor’s property...
September 1, 2020
Why Offshore Matters
Offshore Initiative
Today a global infrastructure of offshore accounts, anonymous shell companies, and professional enablers have built a parallel dimension in the world’s financial system. The price of entry to this zone...
September 1, 2020
The US, EU, and UK Can End Offshore
Ben Judah
Globally democracy is facing a crisis of legitimacy. A pervasive sense that elites have grown oligarchic and kleptocratic is eroding confidence in democratic governance. The offshore world—the shadowy financial infrastructure...