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All Offshore: The Sprat, the Mackerel, Accounting Firms, and the State in Globalization

Prem Sikka and Hugh Willmott

in Accounting, Organizations, and Institutions: Essays in Honour of Anthony Hopwood

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199546350
eISBN:
9780191720048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546350.003.0018
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

Globalization has created opportunities for major businesses to roam the world and shop for regulation conductive to their interests. Major auditing firms are no exception and have used offshore ... More


Blacklisting

J. C. Sharman

in The Money Laundry: Regulating Criminal Finance in the Global Economy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450181
eISBN:
9780801463198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450181.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines how blacklisting, and the threat of being blacklisted, helps promote policy diffusion with regards to anti-money laundering (AML). It first provides a historical background of ... More


Conceptualizing the Role of Small Jurisdictions

Christopher M. Bruner

in Re-Imagining Offshore Finance: Market-Dominant Small Jurisdictions in a Globalizing Financial World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190466879
eISBN:
9780190466909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190466879.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law, Comparative Law

A number of literatures have addressed the role of small jurisdictions in cross-border finance, or spoken generally to the market terrain they inhabit. This chapter discusses a number of theoretical ... More


Capital Flight, Safe Havens, and Secrecy Jurisdictions

Frank Barry

in Capital Flight from Africa: Causes, Effects, and Policy Issues

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780198718550
eISBN:
9780191788000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718550.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The terms “safe haven” and “secrecy jurisdiction” are arguably more appropriate than “tax haven” or even “offshore financial center” in discussing capital flight. Most capital flight is thought to ... More


Introduction and Overview

Christopher M. Bruner

in Re-Imagining Offshore Finance: Market-Dominant Small Jurisdictions in a Globalizing Financial World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190466879
eISBN:
9780190466909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190466879.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law, Comparative Law

The book opens with a brief discussion of prevailing contemporary discourse about the market roles of small jurisdictions active in cross-border corporate and financial services. It then introduces ... More


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