Links Jul 30

International Tax Justice Academy: Financing Africa´s economic development Global Alliance for Tax Justice

Rich Nations Reject Global Tax Body allAfrica / The Observer (Kampala)
See also earlier blog: Global tax body: “After 3 days of bullying, developing countries were run over”

UBS Deal Shows Clinton’s Complicated Ties The Wall Street Journal
“Donations to family foundation increased after secretary of state’s involvement in tax case”

Three more Swiss banks settle with United States over tax offenses Reuters

How Switzerland shields banking secrecy BBC Mundo (In Spanish)
Hat tip: Jorge Gaggero

How did London become ground zero for the global plutocracy? CityMetric
Cites Nicholas Shaxson’s Treasure Islands: Tax Havens And The Men Who Stole The World

Prime Minister David Cameron Vows To Clamp Down On Corrupt Money In UK Property Market Global Witness
See also earlier blog Is it game over for money laundering in London’s property market?

Crown Dependency disclosure facilities ‘surprisingly’ underused International Adviser

The fight for tax justice America Latina en movimiento (In Spanish)

Illicit Financial Flow: African Labour Unions to Pressure Big Businesses This Day Live

India: Black money: ‘Project Insight’ to help Finance Ministry nab tax evaders The Economic Times

What tax havens do in 2015? Tax Research UK

Memo to Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations: US Corporations Already Pay a Low Tax Rate Citizens for Tax Justice

Look Out, Washington: Goldman-Busting Senate Panel Now Sets Sights on Government Bloomberg
Hat tip @JesseDrucker “Influential Senate Investigations subcommittee turns away from digging into big business.”

JPMorgan Defeats Investor Suit Over Money-Laundering Lapses Bloomberg

Pharmaceutical companies accused of profit shifting not being taken to court The Sydney Morning Herald

Wal-Mart’s tax shelter is bad for small businesses Deming Headlight

Nike: Just Dodge it ITEP



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