Trusts and privacy: A new battle front

 

In this article, Mr Noseda discusses the interaction between the Common Reporting Standard (CRS) and the fundamental right to privacy and data protection under EU law and the European Convention of Human rights.

The forces behind transparency: a tale of hypocrisy

Before dealing with the Human Rights implications of Common Reporting Standard (CRS) and the EU National Registers for trusts, it is useful to remind ourselves that we are all human. Thus, preoccupations about privacy and taxation are not limited to private clients. Instead, they extend to individuals and institutions that are tasked with introducing a new global standard of transparency.

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