Category Archives: Panama Papers

J.A.F. Wadham and the Chelsea Man brand based in Hong Kong

In this post I look at a couple of expatriate Englishmen who are now based in Hong Kong. The interest here is partly with the link to New Zealand, with James Anthony Frank Wadham, and what appears to be his … Continue reading

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From Monaco to the Bahamas via New Zealand: Rosemont, IPG, and Holdun Trusts

As I noted at the end of the previous post, the ICIJ ┬áhas added to their Offshore Leaks database, with what they are calling the Bahamas Leaks. This seems to involve company information from the Bahamian official records, and the … Continue reading

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The round trip of Brian Balleine: Butterfield Trust & Cone Marshall

In the last instalment I looked at Cone Marshall’s extensive links with the Rothschild Trust, and the mix of Swiss entities and Caribbean influence. I briefly mentioned a New Zealand company, Forte Dei Marmi Ltd, that was owned by one … Continue reading

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All above board?: Cone Marshall and the Rothschild Trusts

This post follows on from the previous one, looking at the Swiss connections to New Zealand companies. But this time the focus will be on the Cone Marshall firm in Auckland, the leaders of the trust industry in New Zealand, … Continue reading

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The Swiss Offshore ‘Fleet’ in New Zealand

So this is yet another look at the lawyers from Swiss firms that have a presence in New Zealand companies, and may also appear in the ICIJ Offshore Leaks Database. And an interesting aspect of this will be the connection … Continue reading

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Bachmann Trust Overdrive: Guernsey home, Swiss directors, and New Zealand companies

I’m going back to the Swiss links with New Zealand, but this one is rather complicated by name changes at the European end, and administrators being shuffled in Auckland. This involves the Bachmann Trust Company, originally located in Guernsey, with … Continue reading

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The Spanish connection to the South Pacific

This is a quick look at how some prominent Spanish citizens, and their families, have been using Mossack Fonseca for trusts and shell companies in the South Pacific. There is a now familiar New Zealand link, via the Orion Trust … Continue reading

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