Links Feb 20

Asian campaigners demand the OECD’s BEPS process do more for developing countries Global Alliance for Tax Justice

India: Tax department to issue notice to HSBC on alleged money laundering The Times of India
See also: India: Black money probe: Activists, experts fault government for tardy progress The Times of India

Steinmetz fingered in a P2, 4 billion tax scandal-Swiss Leaks The Botswana Gazette

HSBC Swiss tax scrutiny set to overshadow $21 billion profit Reuters
…while chief executive Stuart Gulliver “will be paid about 7.4 million pounds for 2014”

Switzerland flexes parliamentary muscle as scrutiny of HSBC intensifies Reuters

Spain accuses 700 HSBC account holders of tax evasion Customs Today

Former HSBC boss steps down from lobby group The Irish Times

HSBC apology adverts give pause for thought The Irish Times

Transparency International Calls For Criminal Investigation Of HSBC By UK Authorities

UK Chancellor George Osborne says HSBC tax evasion prosecutions not his job The Guardian

UK: Private equity bosses using £700m tax ‘loophole’ – and donating to the Tories The Independent

8 Tax Loopholes the Obama Administration Could Close The New York Times

Three Ex-UBS Officials Said to Face Arrest in French Tax Probe Bloomberg

Wegelin Bankers Face Obstruction Charges in U.S. Tax Case Bloomberg


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