Tag: Rosemberg Finance

  • by bob
  • August 8, 2018
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Example of a tax minimization technique, called “double Irish with a Dutch sandwich”

The double Irish with a Dutch sandwich is a tax avoidance technique employed by large corporations, such as Google, Apple and Microsoft. This construction is called double Irish because two Irish companies are used in the arrangement. It involves the use of a combination of Irish and Dutch subsidiary companies to shift profits to low tax jurisdictions. One of the […]

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  • by bob
  • March 2, 2018
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Becoming an International Offshore Centre – Steps to be taken by African nations

Introduction A number of African countries have began the process of moving away from being a tax haven to being an international finance centre, offering financial products to take advantage of the increasing international mobility of capital and labour. Legislations are continually being written with this goal in mind. It is important to enact laws that […]

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  • by bob
  • December 15, 2017
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The danger of using the term ‘crypto currency’

It is not hard to see why the authorities are concerned about digital currencies. Any bearer instrument tradable for monetary value has the potential to be used for criminal purposes. Late 2013, after the North American Bitcoin conference earlier in the year, a task force involving the Miami Police Department and the US Secret Service […]

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  • by bob
  • June 9, 2017
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The myth of the financialization of the housing market

Background In February 2017, mrs Leilani Farha, the United Nations’ special rapporteur for housing, presented a paper on housing commoditisation to the UN human rights council in Geneva. The paper explains how an unregulated financial market has boosted housing prices to a level that excludes low-income households from certain attractive urban locations and created social […]

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