Wednesday, March 09, 2016

Taxing Times?

Switzerland – arguably the world’s most important tax haven – may soon face scrutiny from the United Nations human rights system over its role in facilitating cross-border tax abuse. A coalition of civil society bodies has filed a submission to theCommittee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW,)the UN body mandated to oversee compliance with women’s human rights – focusing specifically on the extra-territorial impacts of Switzerland’s opaque financial legislation on women’s rights and gender equality, particularly in developing countries. 

Down Under --- The never-ending money laundering review