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Speech at the CATO Institute

Washington DC, October 9, 2009 Distinguished panelists, distinguished colleagues, ladies and gentlemen Good afternoon As you now know, my name is Anthony Travers and I was until recently the senior partner of the largest law firm in the Cayman Islands

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UK is the addict – to high taxes

Financial Times 6 October 2009 From Mr Anthony B. Travers. Sir, I cannot be alone in noting the irony in the UK financial services  secretary’s comments quoted in the article “Tension  eases as London backs Cayman loan” (October 1). Indeed,

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On the ‘one size fits all global tax rate’

Press and Business Briefing 21st September 2009 http://www.mailonsunday.co.uk/money/article-1214675/Push-global-corporation-tax.html The above story ran in the UK based Mail on Sunday yesterday. The chairman of the Cayman Islands Financial Services Association, Mr Anthony Travers OBE said: “As a number of us have

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Cayman has no need of British help

Letter to the Editor, The Guardian, 16 September 2009 The Cayman Islands do not want to borrow money from the UK. Indeed we need no financial assistance whatsoever from the UK (“Britain may be forced to bail out offshore tax

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Tax Lawyers Defend Offshore Regimes

Published CITY-AM, Wednesday, 9th September 2009 By: Jon Robins Low-tax jurisdictions are sick of being political scapegoats, discovers Jon Robins “I fear you will have no choice but to consider new taxes, perhaps payroll and property taxes such as in

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UK and Cayman Tax Information Exchange Agreement

Published in The Guardian 18 June, 2009 Yet again we see the Labour Government taking credit where it is not due. On Monday the UK and the Cayman Islands signed a long-awaited double taxation agreement which includes provisions to ensure

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Caymans Illustration Adds to Illusion

Financial Times 5 June 2009 From Mr Anthony Travers. Sir, The presentation of your story “US probes target British business” (June  1) would lead readers to suspect that an avalanche of US-inspired investigations  is about to descend on the Cayman

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Letter to President Obama

May 5, 2009 The Honorable Barack Obama The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue Washington, DC 20500 Dear President Obama: We are pleased with your announcement that the United States intends to restore balance and fairness to its global tax policy.

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