Links Mar 10

Tax secrets of little Luxembourg CNBC

U.K. Lawmakers Call Former HSBC Private Bank CEO ‘Incompetent’ Bloomberg

European Parliament’s inquiry committee on #LuxLeaks is taking shape European Voice

Tipping the balance: new global corporate law Lawyers for Better Business (L4BB) Blog
A call for international human rights law to take precedence over the rights of corporations. See also Tax Justice Focus, the Human Rights Edition

Whistleblowers, how best to protect them? Canal Plus (In French)
Features UBS whistleblower Stéphanie Gibaud, and Luxleaks whistleblower Antoine Deltour. See also: Harassment acknowledged in the case of former UBS employee, whistleblower Libération (In French), and recent blog Whistleblowers – the new countercultural heroes

India: USA to inspire new black money law Deccan Herald

Montenegrin Official’s Wife Stashed Millions in Switzerland hetq

Malta to Investigate Maltese Nationals on Swissleaks List Bloomberg
See also: Malta – SwissLeaks: The scale of it has taken all by surprise The Malta Independent

China’s tax officials vow ‘shock and awe’ campaign in war against cross-border tax cheats South China Morning Post

Burkina Faso Chamber of Mines Backs Levy in Revised Mining Code Bloomberg

UK prepares 25% ‘Google Tax’ to stop tech giants’ tax avoidance TechSpot

UK: This election, remember that cracking down on tax avoidance could end austerity The Conversation

 

 


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