Links Oct 22

Will new suit spoil party for blue chip companies registered in Mauritius Standard Media
See also recent blog: TJN Africa takes Kenya government to court over Mauritius treaty

Swiss Banks on Own in Navigating U.S. Offshore-Account Requirements The Wall Street Journal
“Swiss Government Provides Little Guidance for New Justice Department Program”

China state newspaper accuses foreign firms of tax evasion The FCPA Blog

India: Government to tell Supreme Court names of Swiss bank account holders Hindustan Times

Joint CSO Submission on the Draft Revised Version of the European Investment Bank Transparency Policy Eurodad

Luxembourg Tax Deals Under Pressure The Wall Street Journal

Money Laundering: Too Important To Leave To The Experts Alone Transparency International

Tax games when independent – yet separate and dependent The Sydney Morning Herald

Others must follow Irish example on tax – Finance Minister Noonan Irish Independent
See also: Irish Finance Minister Noonan Asserts Ireland’s Direction On Tax Policy Tax-News


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