IDEAS home Printed from https://ideas.repec.org/a/ovi/oviste/vxiy2011i9p268-272.html
   My bibliography  Save this article

Offshore Financial Centers – A Recent and Debatable Reality in World Finance

Author

Listed:
  • Cosma Sorinel

    () („Ovidius” University of Constanta, Faculty of Economic Sciences)

Abstract

Offshore Financial Centers (OFCs) have emerged as a rather recent and quite debatable reality in the world of international finance. So debatable is the issue that it does not even have a precise generally-accepted definition. Moreover, quite often confusion arises from the use of the more obscure term tax haven instead of OFC. Taxation, regulation, confidentiality, effects on international trade are some of the main aspects that give birth to debates on whether OFCs pose risks to the overall financial system or whether they are an incentive for investment into emerging markets and a beneficial competition that contributes to innovation in financial instruments and products and lowers costs of financial services worldwide.

Suggested Citation

  • Cosma Sorinel, 2011. "Offshore Financial Centers – A Recent and Debatable Reality in World Finance," Ovidius University Annals, Economic Sciences Series, Ovidius University of Constantza, Faculty of Economic Sciences, vol. 0(2), pages 268-272, May.
  • Handle: RePEc:ovi:oviste:v:xi:y:2011:i:9:p:268-272
    as

    Download full text from publisher

    File URL: http://stec.univ-ovidius.ro/html/anale/RO/cuprins%20rezumate/volum2011p2.pdf
    Download Restriction: no

    References listed on IDEAS

    as
    1. Grigorescu, Adriana, 2009. "Renewal marketing management in public and business organizations," MPRA Paper 25128, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    2. Nicolae Al. Pop & Anca-Daniela Vl?doi, 2009. "The marketer-a complex specialist, a man of concept, decision and action," The AMFITEATRU ECONOMIC journal, Academy of Economic Studies - Bucharest, Romania, vol. 11(25), pages 9-20, February.
    3. Kaplan, Andreas M. & Haenlein, Michael, 2009. "The increasing importance of public marketing: Explanations, applications and limits of marketing within public administration," European Management Journal, Elsevier, vol. 27(3), pages 197-212, June.
    Full references (including those not matched with items on IDEAS)

    More about this item

    Keywords

    offshore financial center; tax haven; jurisdiction; non-residents; bank secrecy.;

    JEL classification:

    • G15 - Financial Economics - - General Financial Markets - - - International Financial Markets

    Statistics

    Access and download statistics

    Corrections

    All material on this site has been provided by the respective publishers and authors. You can help correct errors and omissions. When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:ovi:oviste:v:xi:y:2011:i:9:p:268-272. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

    For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Gheorghiu Gabriela) or (Christopher F. Baum). General contact details of provider: http://edirc.repec.org/data/feoviro.html .

    If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

    We have no references for this item. You can help adding them by using this form .

    If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your RePEc Author Service profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

    Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.

    IDEAS is a RePEc service hosted by the Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis . RePEc uses bibliographic data supplied by the respective publishers.