Leo E. Strine Jr., come on down. Read more »
So there’s this guy. A mild-mannered professor who retired a decade ago and decided he would serve as an independent director of this new booming financial product called a CDO. He collected a few thousand bucks a year for basically signing some documents. Sounded like a decent gig and a good way to make some extra pocket change. Read more »
Tax cheats are fast running out of tax shelters. The latest to submit to international standards are Singapore and Liechtenstein.
The former was removed from the OECD’s “grey” list on Wednesday and the latter today, after it signed its 12th bilateral information-sharing agreement with (ugh) the French. The city-state sought to reassure the many tax-evaders who have brought their money to its spit-and-gum-free shores, but methinks they doth protest too much.