A guide to obtaining confidentiality in banking transactions. Describes various technical means available to screen transactions, such as trusts, nominees, Leichtenstein foundations, Panamanian companies, and direct availability of secrecy through numbered accounts or those protected in other ways. Explains the advantages, disadvantages, and risks of the principle banking havens and the forms of secrecy available to combat official restraints. Analyzes Swiss banking and the means of opening and running a Swiss account with details of contracts and the voluntary code limiting the action of Swiss banks. Includes a country-by-country analysis of banking secrecy.
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd