April 15th, 2011
Transcendent New Book Links Financial Crisis, Corruption, Crime to Offshore System
It links terrorism to the financial crisis, corporate tax evasion to Mexican drug cartels, corrupt kleptocrats in developing countries to the ruling elites in some of the biggest countries in the world. It is the very opaque offshore financial system, and it is the focus of Nicholas Shaxson
's enlightening new book, "Treasure Islands: Uncovering the Damage of Offshore Banking and Tax Havens
," which was just published in the United States this week.
Reading like a John le Carré thriller, Treasure Islands
whisks you from the echelons of...
April 12th, 2011
Contact: Senator Levin’s Office Phone: 202.224.6221 U.S. Senator Carl Levin Introduces Nicholas Shaxson, Author of the New Book “Treasure Islands,” at the National Press Club Full Text, Speech as Prepared for Delivery Good morning. I’d like to thank Nick Shaxson and the Financial Accountability and Corporate Transparency Coalition for inviting me to discuss for a
February 22nd, 2011
On February 4, 2011, The House of Literature in Oslo welcomed the British author and journalist Nicholas Shaxson for the launch of his new book ‘Treasure Islands: Tax Havens and the Men Who Stole the World’. PWYP-Norway talked with Shaxson before the launch and following debate, to hear more about how tax havens function, and why this is an important issue.