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Tax evasion controversy shifts east swissinfo
See also our blog on the failed Swiss “Rubik” deals.

India: One account for all assets The Telegraph India
“The government plans to bring all financial assets of an individual under a single account in the electronic format to ensure greater tax compliance.”

India, Switzerland agree on liberal terms for tax information exchange Economic Times. The devil, of course, will be in the detail.

Canada: Budget 2014: Talk about tax fairness but not much action Canadians for Tax Fairness
See also: Canadian federal budget has significant implications for trust and estate practitioners STEP

Russians Return to Cyprus, a Favorite Tax Haven The New York Times

Ireland, Europe, and the U.S. and the Financial Crooks: Interview with Michael Hudson naked capitalism
Discusses policy of low corporation tax attracting multinationals

Jailed Brazilian banker sues Walkers Compass Cayman
Walkers is a prominent law firm dealing in offshore finance

Ex-Morgan Stanley Chief Jams Foot in Mouth, Complains of CEO Abuse Rolling Stone / Taibblog

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