Those of that opinion are, of course, entitled to hold it. It does not, however, prove that I, and many others, are wrong to think that ,at the very least, Barclays’ data does suggest it makes significant and deliberate use of tax havens.
I am encouraged in this view by a new blog on the TJN web site that I know to have been written by Prof Sol Picciotto, who I consider one of the foremost experts on this issue. I won’t reproduce it here as I have not asked permission to do so, but would encourage you to click the link and carry on reading over at TJN.
The TJN piece is here.
In a nutshell the argument is “my bestest mate says I’m right so you’re all wrong”.