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IFCs have long had many of the financial safeguards in place which are only now becoming commonplace across the world, argues Geoff Cook

27 April 2015

IFCs have long had many of the financial safeguards in place which are only now becoming commonplace across the world, argues Geoff Cook

The debate around transparency and information exchange continues to evolve, perhaps unsurprising, in this UK general election year. This consequently continues to demand a real focus for those working in international financial centres (IFC), which frequently find themselves in the frame when it comes to some of the political rhetoric and misinformation relating to secrecy, illicit financial flows and their supposed links with certain IFCs.

The regulation and transparency debate is an important one, but it is vital that it does not rest sol...

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