Links Jul 15

OECD blocks tax debate at the UN TJN Latin America and Caribbean

Taxation and Trade: who does the World Trade Organization play for? TJN Latin America and Caribbean

Argentina: Capital flight estimated as being as much as US$ 374 billion Cronista (In Spanish)
See also recent TJN blog on the CEFID-AR report here.

How the mining companies and audit firms collude to evade tax in DRC South Africa Research Watch

Base Erosion and Profit Shifting: A Roadmap for Reform Social Science Research Network
See TJN Briefing on BEPS here

Lobbying’s Hidden Influence: Following Bureau investigation Lord Blencathra is ordered to apologise for signing lobbying contract with tax haven The Bureau of Investigative Journalism

The discreet bunkers of the super-rich swissinfo

Another US drug company tries to flip itself into low-tax territory Quartz


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