Links Nov 11

C20 calls on G20 to act on inequality, tax avoidance and climate change ABC News

Does Australia have the stomach to go after corporate tax avoidance? Crikey
See also: Australian Treasurer Joe Hockey’s constituents not buying the Treasurer’s tough on tax avoidance talk The Sydney Morning Herald

Eva Joly: LuxLeaks – Jean-Claude Juncker must either act or leave Vice News (In French)

Luxembourg Leaks Stories Around the World ICIJ
The Luxembourg Leaks project brought together more than 80 journalists from media organizations all around the world. Explore the map to see all their stories.

More Luxembourg Luxleaks reactions: accusations of hypocrisy, finger-pointing at the Netherlands Financial Secrecy Media Monitor

We support Jean-Claude Juncker … (Who?) Cayman Compass
Cayman Islands voices support for Jean-Claude Juncker in the #Luxleaks scandal. Well, there’s a surprise. See also: Senior EU aide defends Juncker on Luxembourg tax deals Reuters

Take humans out of money laundering front line Anomolay42 / Banker’s Umbrella
“… faced with a choice between a few months of networking with fellow white-collar criminals in a minimum-security prison or wearing lead boots in a river, it’s obvious that most people would rather choose the former”

The $9 Billion Witness: Meet JPMorgan Chase’s Worst Nightmare Rolling Stone

Banco Espirito Santo bosses transferred millions to four “UK Channel Islands offshores” just before it collapsed Notícias ao minuto (In Portuguese)

Tax havens popular among Dutch companies VK Data

US must shutter criminal front companies globalpost / Agence France Presse

Ireland Vies to Remain Silicon Valley’s Low-Tax Home Away From Home The New York Times

Apple Holds a Stunning $137 Billion Offshore to Avoid Taxes Citizens for Tax Justice

Tax Evasion Trial Looms For Spain’s Princess Cristina, Trumps Lionel Messi Charges Forbes

How Billionaire John Malone Dodged $200 Million in Taxes Citizens for Tax Justice


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The BVI: Responsible for worldwide tax losses of $37.5 billion a year

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

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Historic event on women, human rights and tax justice in Bogota

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The Offshore Wrapper: the Panama Papers, one year on

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