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Another data leak broke on Sunday, November 5, while I was on a plane home from Bergen, Norway. Coincidentally, Diane Ring and I were in Bergen presenting our Leak-Driven Law paper at a tax conference organized by Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance, Norwegian Centre for Taxation, and Notre Dame University.
‘Paradise Papers’ spark political backlash over offshore finance Financial Times. Key bit:The leak of the “Paradise Papers”, a trove of 13.4m documents claiming to show how “the rich get richer through offshore manoeuvres”, quickly inflamed both politicians and campaigners..But for tax experts, the conclusions were less clear…Pascal Saint-Amans, the top tax official at the Paris-based Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development said: “They are quite different from the Panama Papers.”He said the schemes in question were mostly, if not totally, legal. “Some are not even questionable from a legitimacy point of view.”The Poligarchs, Oligarchs, and Stooges of the Paradise Papers New Yorker (resilc)After a Tax Crackdown, Apple Found a New Shelter for Its Profits New York Times (furzy)