The Offshore Interface: Tax Havens in the Global Economy.

Hampton, Mark P. (1996) The Offshore Interface: Tax Havens in the Global Economy. Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, 272 pp. ISBN 9780333616970. (The full text of this publication is not available from this repository)

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Abstract

This book opens up the secret world of tax havens and offshore finance centres (OFCs), a vast offshore business valued at over one trillion US dollars. It is a timely and original analysis of the role of OFCs in the emerging global economy. The book discusses who uses OFCs, how OFCs work and what drives their development. Extensive use of case study material from Jersey illustrates the growth of a successful OFC and its impact upon a small island. Contents: How Tax Havens and Offshore Finance Centres Operate: Taxation and Secrecy - Offshore Finance in London, Regulation and Eurocurrencies - The Relationship between the Onshore State and Offshore Territories - Area Study: Caribbean Island OFCs and Onshore States - Location, Technology and the Development of OFCs - Jersey Case Study: Part 1 - Jersey Case Study: Part 2 - The Outlook for OFCs - Notes - Appendices - Bibliography - Glossary

Item Type: Book
Subjects: H Social Sciences
H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
J Political Science > JC Political theory
H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > Kent Business School
Depositing User: Mark Hampton
Date Deposited: 06 Nov 2009 13:50
Last Modified: 21 May 2014 15:24
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/23031 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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