Links Oct 31

Capital Flight IV. Argentina, 2014: Manipulation of “Transfer Pricing” CEFID-AR (In Spanish)

Transfer pricing: arms length alternatives needed European CEO
See our page on Transfer Pricing here.

Trial of former UBS executive dredges up Swiss banks’ shady past Reuters

Cracking down on India’s tax cheats Saudi Gazette
See also: Black money: Failure to sign Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act with US may hurt India The Economic Times  India cites domestic reasons for not signing global tax information pact The Economic Times, and our recent blog and report The End of Bank Secrecy? A new TJN report

Are International Institutions Failing to Grasp the Big Picture on Beneficial Ownership? Global Financial Integrity

Formula 1 head & billionaire Bernie Ecclestone says he pays Swiss taxes voluntarily swissinfo

Football – TPO should be regulated not banned – Spanish league chief Yahoo Sport
“Increasingly, [soccer] players are owned by opaque companies based in tax havens and controlled by some unknown agent or investment fund.” See also: Juventus striker caught in Spanish tax evasion row Forza Italian Football

Colombia tax evaders have $50B parked in tax havens: Minister Colombia Reports

How Romania Loses $28 Billion To Tax Evasion Every Year Business Insider

UK: Alarm at race to lower corporate tax spurs debate on ethical duty Financial Times (paywall)
See also: Margaret Hodge attacks tax ‘race to the bottom’ London Evening Standard

U.S.: Why Are So Many Offshore Companies Winning Lucrative Government Contracts? In the Capital


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Event: Making Tax Work for Women in the UK and Globally

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The Offshore Wrapper: the Panama Papers, one year on

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