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Laws, liquidity and Eurobonds: the making of the Vanuata tax haven

Rawlings, Gregory


In the mid-1950s, interest rate differences between US and British banks, regulatory diversity between these two states and Soviet-US Cold War rivalry started to make third-party countries and territories increasingly attractive locations for the depositing and trading of US dollars. As the post-World War II Bretton Woods agreement started to unravel in the 1960s and 1970s, banks, fund managers and wealthy individuals searched for new homes for surplus cash, free from central government...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2004
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Pacific History
DOI: 10.1080/0022334042000290388


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