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ECLAC Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean : Political Will and Productive and Fiscal Reforms Are Key to Fighting Inequality, Experts Agree at ECLAC 4-Traders

Recent posts by The BEPS Monitoring Group (BMG):

BMG: Presentation at the Regional Meeting for Latin America and the Caribbean on the BEPS process, in Lima

BMG: Harmful Tax Practices: Agreement on the Modified Nexus Approach

Zambia: Only two Mining companies were paying Tax under the previous tax regime – Minister of Finance Chikwanda Lusaka Times

Zambia eases tax rules, to start refund talks on a ‘company-by-company basis’

Egyptian Money Abroad Exposed Through Swiss Leaks Egyptian Streets

Chasing down multinational tax evaders The Age / The Canberra Times

UK properties held by offshore firms used in global corruption, say police The Guardian
See also: Corruption watchdog urges UK to curb hot-money flows into property Reuters

HSBC files: MPs call in top executives over Swiss revelations The Guardian

Swiss Banks Try to Keep Italian Clients After Tax Deal Bloomberg


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