Trusts and financial transparency

November 1st, 2013

In this terrific blog the Economist’s Matthew Valencia looks into the contentious issue of transparency and trusts.

What exactly are trusts, why do they exist (100 points if you knew they were developed in the 12th century for Knights leaving for the Crusades) and should they be part of the international push for public registries of beneficial ownership. What do you think?

Written by Dietlind Lerner

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