Links Jun 26

Stop the Bleeding campaign launched in Nairobi Global Alliance for Tax Justice
See also: Stop Africa’s $50 billion a year illicit outflow, campaigners say Reuters

ActionAid: Tax Competition’s Impact on Developing Countries – Panel Discussion, 7 July, London

Tax havens and tax evasion: a justice issue Global Alliance for Tax Justice
Forum organized by Plateforme Paradis Fiscaux et Judiciaires 

Tax Justice and Women’s Rights Webinar Global Alliance for Tax Justice

Big win for open business as UK Oil, Gas and Mining companies to disclose real owners Global Witness

Indonesia considers tax amnesty for financial crimes: tax office head Reuters

South Korean business groups have 237 firms in tax havens The Korea Times

Widespread Graft Benefited Tunisian Leader’s Family, Study Says The New York Times

Swiss Bank Eks Avoids U.S. Tax Prosecution, Discloses Accounts swissinfo / Bloomberg

No longer so secret, Swiss banks look to expand after purge Gulf News


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