Jeremy Tordjman

For Jeremy Tordjman's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Aug 20, 2013

U.S. expatriates flee taxman's reach

The decision was not easy for the Gulf War veteran.After 20 years of living in Switzerland, Scott Schmith renounced his U.S. citizenship, to escape the obligation to report his income and assets to the U.S. government despite living overseas. “I have nothing to hide. ...

No country safe from social upheaval: Kim

Jul 1, 2013

No country safe from social upheaval: Kim

No country in the world is immune from unrest arising from poverty and inequality, according to World Bank President Jim Yong Kim.The protests in Brazil, Turkey, and elsewhere show that even governments that have made significant efforts already cannot let up in programs to ...

/ Apr 7, 2013

Mysterious mail package triggers global tax-haven probe

The cascade of WikiLeaks-style revelations shedding light on the often murky world of offshore tax havens began when Gerard Ryle received a mysterious letter in the post.The experienced investigative journalist had been busy trying to unravel the details of a large financial fraud in ...