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Published: 12 January 2017

264 Pages


ISBN: 9780190466879

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Re-Imagining Offshore Finance

Market-Dominant Small Jurisdictions in a Globalizing Financial World

Christopher M. Bruner

  • Canvasses extant theoretical frameworks commonly used to describe and evaluate small jurisdictions in cross-border finance
  • Proposes a new conceptual framework and vocabulary concerning small jurisdictions as the "market-dominant small jurisdiction" MDSJ
  • Draws from various disciplines, including law, finance, economics, business, sociology, political science, geography, history
  • Provides in-depth historical and contemporary case studies of high-profile financial jurisdictions from around the world both small and large
  • Tests the MDSJ concept's explanatory power through broader comparative analysis with other illuminating jurisdictions
  • Engages with broader policy debates, including tax information exchange and beneficial ownership disclosure

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