Author: Andres Knobel

BLOG

Passports and residency for sale: the OECD is sitting on its hands. Here’s how to fix the problem…

By Andres Knobel ■ 13 November 2018 ■ 7 min READ
BLOG

The abuse of Limited Partnerships in the UK: predicting the future with the Financial Secrecy Index

By Andres Knobel ■ 31 July 2018 ■ 3 min READ
BLOG

Blacklist, whitewashed: How the OECD bent its rules to help tax haven USA

By Andres Knobel ■ 27 July 2018 ■ 6 min READ ■ 1 comments
a stretched fray rope
BLOG

OECD stretches the truth to give the US a better transparency rating than Ghana

By Andres Knobel ■ 26 July 2018 ■ 9 min READ ■ 1 comments
chained gate fence road closed sign
BLOG

Country by country reports: why “automatic” is no replacement for “public”

By Andres Knobel ■ 17 July 2018 ■ 10 min READ ■ 1 comments
BLOG

It’s time for countries to start publishing the data they’re collecting under OECD’s Common Reporting Standard

By Andres Knobel ■ 11 July 2018 ■ 5 min READ
locked gate door
BLOG

Ending secret ownership: we assess the progress and challenges

By Andres Knobel ■ 28 June 2018 ■ 6 min READ
BLOG

The EU’s latest agreement on amending the anti-money laundering directive: at the vanguard of trust transparency, but still further to go

By Andres Knobel ■ 9 April 2018 ■ 11 min READ
BLOG

OECD rules vs CRS avoidance strategies: not bad, but short of teeth and too dependent on good faith

By Andres Knobel ■ 27 March 2018 ■ 5 min READ
BLOG

Regulation of Beneficial Ownership in Latin America and the Caribbean

By Andres Knobel ■ 26 March 2018 ■ 2 min READ
BLOG

Now you see me, now you don’t: using citizenship and residency by investment to avoid automatic exchange of banking information

By Andres Knobel ■ 12 March 2018 ■ 3 min READ
BLOG

Inverted Maps: The Corruption Perception Index and the Financial Secrecy Index

By Andres Knobel ■ 22 February 2018 ■ 2 min READ
BLOG

Trusts and the UK: half a step forward, three steps backwards

By Andres Knobel ■ 19 December 2017 ■ 10 min READ ■ 1 comments
BLOG

Enough evidence on trusts – where are the State’s actions?

By Andres Knobel ■ 8 November 2017 ■ 7 min READ ■ 1 comments
BLOG

Our paper “Trusts: Weapons of Mass Injustice?” – now available in Spanish

By Andres Knobel ■ 25 October 2017 ■ < 1
BLOG

“Trusts: Weapons of Mass Injustice?” A response to the critics

By Andres Knobel ■ 25 September 2017 ■ 37 min READ
BLOG

Post-Panama Papers sunlight on New Zealand Trusts

By Andres Knobel ■ 13 July 2017 ■ 3 min READ
BLOG

Double-Layer Secrecy: add Lawyer Confidentiality to Banking Secrecy

By Andres Knobel ■ 12 June 2017 ■ 4 min READ
BLOG

Do Anti-Money Laundering requirements solve ‘fake residency’ concerns?

By Andres Knobel ■ 30 May 2017 ■ 5 min READ
BLOG

Faking residency: OECD’s Common Reporting Standard leaves the door wide open for fraud

By Andres Knobel ■ 23 May 2017 ■ 5 min READ ■ 4 comments
BLOG

The Achilles heel of effective beneficial ownership registration: Why is everyone fixed on 25%?

By Andres Knobel ■ 11 May 2017 ■ 5 min READ ■ 1 comments
BLOG

The OECD – penalising developing countries for trying to tackle tax avoidance

By Andres Knobel ■ 7 March 2017 ■ 6 min READ