The U.S. often portrays herself as the world’s police force. In many respects she is, but not where offshore services are concerned.
Looking forward to 2019, Martin Kenney says campaigners hold a very firm assumption that public UBO registers are fundamental for transparency. “I will continue to tell them that they are incorrect,” he says.
The Panama Papers made a difference, but bashing Britain’s overseas territories because of historical failings rectified years ago needs to stop.
Public UBO registers are only as good as the information provided by those required to furnish it.