Financial Privacy is fundamentally a question of freedom. For people who live in regimes that are unable to provide the basic protections of a civilized society, where investors and entrepreneurs are subject to kidnapping and other physical threats, financial privacy is a necessary and critical component of protecting basic human rights.
- Simon Black, “Obama’s FATCA Legislation Has Officially Killed Banking Privacy,” Business Insider, February 27, 2012.
- Diane Katz, “Reforming Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Necessary to Protect Consumers,” Webmemo #3216, Heritage Foundation, April 7, 2011.
- Mark Nestmann, “OECD: Too Much Competition is ‘Harmful Competition’,” Sovereign Society, April 9, 2010.
- Featuring Prince Michael of Liechtenstein, “Financial Privacy and Freedom,” Cato Daily Podcast, October 28, 2009.
- “The Case for Tax Competition, Fiscal Sovereignty, and Financial Privacy,” A Special Tax Competition Conference, October 20, 2009.
- “Leave Swiss Banks Alone,” Pierre Bessard, Op-ed, New York Times, August 2, 2009.
- Veronique de Rugy, “The End of Financial Privacy,” Reason Magazine, March 20, 2009.
- Robert W. Hahn, “On a Federal Plan for Financial Privacy,” San Francisco Chronicle, October 26, 2003.
- Richard W. Rahn & Veronique de Rugy, “Threats to Financial Privacy and Tax Competition,” Policy Analysis No. 491, Cato Institute October 2, 2003.
- Dan Mitchell, “Money-Laundering Bill Should Target Criminals, Not Low Taxes,” Heritage Foundation, October 16, 2001.
- Dan Mitchell, “Big Brother or Financial Privacy?” Heritage Foundation, November 29, 2000.
- Dan Mitchell, “An OECD Proposal To Eliminate Tax Competition Would Mean Higher Taxes and Less Privacy,” Heritage Foundation, September 18, 2000.