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Moscow Ascending: How Turkey’s New Axis With Russia Affects US Interests

We have, in the past year, entered an entirely new dynamic in Eastern Mediterranean and South-East European strategic affairs. We are in a period and a region in which Russia, not the West, is taking the key initiatives and has much of the advantage. This is particularly significant given that Russian policymaking receives scant attention […]

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Monaco City

Monaco Offshore Banking

The Genoese built a fortress on the site of present-day Monaco in 1215. The current ruling Grimaldi family secured control in the late 13th century, and a principality was established in 1338. Economic development was spurred in the late 19th century with a railroad linkup to France and the opening of a casino. Since then, […]

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Bet on the Rock

Is it any wonder that Gibraltar is a preferred Tax Haven for On-line Gambling companies? Now here’s a jurisdiction with a tradition for providing services to whomever rowed ashore. Legend has it that this was the first tax haven, as being a massive ship yard and major port to the British Naval fleet, it was […]

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I Gaming In-Depth Skill Games

This special two-day conference will study the specialty area of skill games and where they fit in the world of I-Gaming. What’s popular? What’s not? Why add skill games to your suite of player offerings? What business models work best to attract and retain players? These are the questions posed and answered by experts who […]

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Tax Haven Monaco to Start Recording Finance Figures

The world’s second smallest country and popular tax haven Monaco is to start collating and publishing figures showing it’s GDP for the first time. Recognizing that collecting financial information could put off wealthy individuals moving to Monaco, the government has told those businessmen taking part that all information will be kept confidential, and will not […]

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Cyprus Aided Money Laundering says Ex-Minister

Serbia’s former justice minister accused Greek Cypriot authorities yesterday of complicity in the illegal transfer of billions of dollars to Cyprus during the 1990s United Nations embargo against Yugoslavia. Vladan Batic told a Nicosia court the Yugoslav government had arranged for “sacks and suitcases full of cash” to be flown from Belgrade to Nicosia and […]

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Malta Online Gaming Operations

by George Farrugia Serious gaming companies understand the importance of a reputable licence. Being perceived by players as safe and credible will provide greater credibility to online game sites and therefore assist in making them more competitive on the market. Maltese Gaming regulation can offer precisely than but also coupled with favorable tax regimes and […]

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Online Gambling Boom

888.com the Online Casino Company announced at its Annual General Meeting held in Gibraltar on Wednesday that net gaming revenues rose 42 per cent to $84 million in the first quarter compared with the same period last year, with poker revenues of $39 million and casinos bringing in $45 million. The group, which increased its […]

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Shelter Offshore

Recently I came across an interesting website with great articles for Offshore Investment & Investment Property Abroad, it’s called “Shelter Offshore”, the proprietors are from Nicosia Cyprus and here is how they describe themselves; Shelter Offshore offer you an independent insight into the finest offshore investment products available. We also offer you a unique way […]

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Betfair threatens offshore tax move

By James Bennett – Betting exchange could move operations offshore if ‘punitive’ tax laws are enforced by the UK Treasury One of Britain’s leading online betting exchanges, Betfair, is considering relocating its operations from the UK to Malta in anticipation of new tax laws being introduced on its revenues. (more…)

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