Links Mar 16

Special committee on tax dumping in the EU has started Sven Giegold

Africa’s top billionaire uses Malta shell companies to hold diamonds ‘conflict’ Malta Today
“Daughter of Angola’s president, Isabel dos Santos, uses Malta shell companies to hold her major interests in state-owned diamonds, banking, and telecoms.”

Fools’ Gold links, March 2015

The False Promise of Corporation Tax Cuts Fools’ Gold – rethinking competition

Review: THE PRICE WE PAY, An Outstanding Documentary On Offshore Economies twitchfilm

The Shocking Tax Loophole for Corporations that Commit Crimes Alternet
“This is how taxpayers end up subsidizing corporate criminals.”

Not All That “Trickles Down” Is Rain Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy

As another bank is exposed for behaving badly, what can be done to stop the persistent offending? Global Witness

Vatican moves closer to ending decades of secret banking Financial Times (paywall)

Trade unions spell out Tax Justice demands ETUC

Offshore ownership in the UK Alex Cobham’s Uncounted Blog


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