Wednesday, June 28, 2017

World Public Services Day

  • One who believes in Financial Sword, dies by the Sword

Miranda Kerr gives $8M of jewelry to the Justice Department

World Public Services Day – campaign highlights Global Alliance for Tax Justice

Want to fund better public services? End corporate tax dodging PSI / The Guardian

Expiry date in tax havens? Jersey shares ‘old’ records of trusts & foundations The Economic Times
‘The worst fear of those with secret offshore bank accounts and private trusts is coming true…’

Tax justice features heavily in accountancy’s top ten influencers Tax Research UK

Why MEPs should vote in favour of releasing public country-by-country reporting as open data Open Knowledge International Blog

Corporations secretly lobbying UN to allow tax avoidance in its anti-poverty agenda Humanosphere

Transparency in Corporate Ownership Key to Breaking India’s Financial Secrecy Financial Transparency Coalition

LuxLeaks: Luxembourg’s response to an international tax scandal Financial Times
‘Damaging attacks on sweetheart deals have forced policy changes’

Nigeria: Money laundering: Putting banks on the spot Punch

Mozambique: Audit into ‘hidden debts’ shows at least $713m missing IOL
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Credit Suisse’s Handsome Return in Mozambique finews

New UK Laws Combat Money Laundering Through Scottish Limited Partnerships OCCRP

France: Congo President’s Daughter Charged With Money Laundering OCCRP

US senators renew effort to outlaw shell companies Financial Times
‘US lawmakers are launching a fresh effort to outlaw “shell companies” amid fears that Russia is exploiting such opaque corporate vehicles to spread its influence.’

Strengthened EU rules to tackle money laundering, tax avoidance and terrorism financing enter into force European Commission – Press release

The British Virgin Islands is trying to prove its not a tax haven — campaigners aren’t buying it Business Insider

Tax havens really do mess up our economy Tax Research UK