Secrecy Jurisdictions & Vomitoriums

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“Secrecy jurisdictions,” the subject of an important, new documentary, The Spider’s Web: Britain’s Second Empire, are geographical zones where the laws allow the ultra-rich to deposit their ill-gotten or “excess” gains in secret bank accounts, and all information about the accounts is kept … secret. Whereas until recently Switzerland was the go-to country for this underhanded purpose, the current secrecy jurisdictions are…