Chairman's Blog

-White Collar Crimes

-US Corruption investigation looks for part of $1 billion bribes in Luxembourg

-Islamic banking in Luxembourg and the conflict of law

-FedEx pleads not guilty to online pharmacy charges

-US-Luxembourg FATCA Treaty Signing Ceremony

-BNP Paribas > $ 10,000,000,000

-Bank of China plans yuan bond in Luxembourg

-BNP Being Investigated by N.Y., Federal Regulators

-Luxembourg's Clearstream Banking S.A. fined $152 million in the US

-BCCI victims pursue extra £200m payout

-Luxembourg's tax break that helps companies to make profit from loss

-Latin America Is The Second Region In The World With The Highest Percentage Of Tax Evaders

-Fitch Affirms Luxembourg at 'AAA'; Outlook Stable

-WSJ: Dolce and Gabbana Convicted of Tax Evasion

-Memorial Day 2013

-Europe Pushes to Shed Stigma of a Tax Haven

-Pierre Mariani and DEXIA, Parachuting in the Morning, in the Evening

-Cyprus bailout, or the politics of Schadenfreude.

-Current TV worth more than Cargolux !

-Fiscal Cliff : Italy's tax amnesty brings back record €80 billion from tax havens

-Luxembourg: Tax Avoidance Undercut from Down Under

-The IRS Gets Serious about Tax Enforcement | OMB Watch

-Miami boasts high study abroad numbers - Campus

-Democrats push $150B stock tax on Wall Street -

Chairman Mr. Thein BlogEgide Thein

I'm Founder and Chairman of Truth Technologies, Inc., a Vienna, VA based company providing anti money laundering and anti fraud solutions to the financial industry (

I was General Representative for the Americas for Banque et Caisse d'Epargne de l'Etat, Luxembourg (1995-2005). I was Consul General of Luxembourg in New York and Director of the Luxembourg Board of Economic Development (1989-1995). I served as spokesman to the U.N. for the European Economic Communities at the 1991 reconvened General Assembly. I was Chief of Staff of Crown Prince Henri of Luxembourg, now Grand the Duke (1975-1989) and served with the Luxembourg Armed Forces and with Allied Mobile Force of NATO (1969-1975).

I graduated from Ecole Royale Militaire, Brussels, Belgium (1964-1969) and from the U.S. Defense Information School (Public Affairs Officer 1983).

I'm trustee emeritus of Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, CT. I'm Founder of the Luxembourg-American Chamber of Commerce and of the Luxembourg Business Journal.

I founded David's Farms, a charity supporting the autistic and developmentally disabled.

I speak fluently Luxembourgish, French, German and English.