Harmony Day – Everyone belongs A Day filled with dancing and singing and strange low number of the old club, Machiavellian, at Tiano ;-)
A Supreme Court judge has blasted Eddie Obeid and his sons for bringing an "unreasonable" and "irresponsible" lawsuit against the corruption ...
Andorra bank seeks probe after U.S. Treasury forced closure for 'money laundering' Reuters
Denmark should impose stricter money laundering rules after Panama Papers - minister Reuters
New Report – Delivering a level playing field for offshore bank accounts
The Automatic Exchange of Banking Information, which is due to start this year requires nation states to implement domestic legislation to participate in the scheme. The OECD’s Global Forum conducted a (confidential) first-stage evaluation of the laws of countries that want to participate in the system to assess whether they are ready to do so. […] The post New Report – Delivering a level playing field for offshore bank accounts appeared first on Tax Justice Network.
Banking Secrecy in China, its related territories and Taiwan
Foreword. The Tax Justice Network is a non partisan network of experts working towards transparency, so we do not take any position about countries’ territorial and political claims. However, we do expect countries with a de jure (legal) or de facto (in practice) influence over other territories, to take responsibility for their power. We point […] The post Banking Secrecy in China, its related territories and Taiwan appeared first on Tax Justice Network.
Tax Justice heros branded as criminals
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Exclusive: Odebrecht Peru may miss payments to creditors as assets seized - source Reuters
Peru tax authority carries out 30 audits on persons in the entertainment industry STEP
'tax inconsistencies to the combined sum of PEN81 million (approx. USD24.6 million)'
Swiss assistance possible even with stolen banking data swissinfo
'Switzerland’s Supreme Court has ruled that authorities can give legal assistance to France on suspected tax dodgers even if the client’s bank details were stolen from UBS France.' (We would rather say 'leaked' than 'stolen'). See also: UBS French Unit Faces Witness-Tampering Probe After Tax Case Bloomberg
Looking for Hidden Black Money? London Might be the Place to Start The Wire
Shell companies: Bombardier employee arrested, others questioned in Swedish bribery probe CBC
U.S.: Wealthy Would Get Billions in Tax Cuts Under Obamacare Repeal Plan The New York Times
U.S.: Corporate Incentives Cost U.S. $45 Billion in 2015, Don’t Really Work Slate
'‘The rich have the lawyers’: Professional classes 'enabled' Panama Papers tax evasion scandal' CommonSpace
Read about Enablers and Intermediaries here.
Cayman Islands postpones CRS reporting deadline for banks STEP
Statement on EITI Project-Level Reporting Requirement and Azerbaijan Suspension National Resource Governance Institute
The Reclusive Hedge-Fund Tycoon Behind the Trump Presidency The New Yorker. Mercer’s millions played a huge role in Zephyr Teachout’s defeat; not even Clinton’s principled “There’s a special place in hell…”-driven Teachout endorsement could overcome them. Oh, wait… To be fair, Teachout’s wily opponent, incumbent John Faso, responded to Teachout calling out Mercer by questioning Teachout’s ties to Soros; and the Democrat Establishment (and DNC) position that “Our oligarchs are the good ones” doesn’t seem to be getting a lot of traction, does it?
The blow-it-all-up billionaires HuffPo. Parallel to the New Yorker piece on the Mercers, not derivative from it.
Merkel’s Ivanka moment Politico