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22 Jul, 5 tweets, 2 min read
"Jersey might have $2 trillion worth of wealth, nominally, booked through the island. You've got to ask yourself... what is the product of Jersey? What is the actual product this island is selling... to make them book $2 trillion worth of wealth here..?"
podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the…
2/ "The product of Jersey is what I call the 'NON-LAW'.

It's the ability of the Jersey elites - the law firms who control the island, to switch the rule of law on & off, like a tap.

So, if you're a big wealthy client...
3/ "... & you've got all kinds of really difficult, questionable legal issues behind your wealth, it doesn't matter. As long as you can pay the local law firms huge amounts of money, they guarantee that no one in regulatory authority, the law...
4/ "... or the court are going to look too closely at your business...
[Jersey] is a Potemkin village. None of it's real. These people - the lawyers - their rich clients, their serious trans-national organized crime clients that do their business through Jersey...
5/ "... are guaranteed that the law & the regulatory agencies on Jersey are never going to look into them." -@StuartSyvret

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