Links Jun 18

Exposed: the $43million tax dodge ActionAid
See the report: An Extractive Affair: How on Australian mining company’s ax dealings are costing the world’s poorest country millions

Nigeria: Remedy for a Trillion Dollar Problem? allAfrica

Africa: How everybody holds the continent back New Zimbabwe

How tax wars affect UK small and big business Fools’ Gold – rethinking competition

MEPs have voiced special support for French journalist Edouard Perrin, prosecuted in Luxembourg for his part in revealing secret tax rulings in the Grand Duchy The Brussels Times

Extend automatic sharing of tax info to all nations: Prabhu The Times of India

Multinationals gear up for a PR battle on tax The Age

Maltese shell company helped launder millions in embezzled Spanish public funds The Malta Independent

Royal Dutch Shell warns on fallout from tax crackdown economia

UK is ‘biggest tax haven in EU,’ says global tax expert RT

Rooting out tax dodgers who rob nations Business Day Live

Ex-UBS director speaks of Latin American network swissinfo

Switzerland still a haven for rich and their money swissinfo


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