Links Aug 4

A Defeat for International Tax Cooperation Global Alliance for Tax Justice / Project Syndicate
See also: Tax body blow in Addis weakens developing nations Mail & Guardian, and recent blog: Global tax body: “After 3 days of bullying, developing countries were run over”

Tax inspection depends on companies’ goodwill The Standard (Zimbabwe)

Dear Obama: Corruption Isn’t Just Africa’s Problem Foreign Policy

From Caithness to the Caribbean … the murky origins of Scotland’s landowners Sunday Post
Cites TJN Director John Christensen

Greece Planned German Corruption Probes in ‘Grexit’ Scenario Greek Reporter
Listen to the July Tax Justice Podcast for insights on the crisis in Greece.

London Calling… Dirty Money and Cheap Labor Migrants Sputnik

Dearth of compliance expertise complicates Singapore’s fight against unlawful money Reuters

Bank EKI Genossenschaft Reaches Resolution under Justice Department’s Swiss Bank Program U.S. Department of Justice

Hong Kong fines State Bank of India for anti money-laundering lapses Reuters

Trillions of dollars stashed away in tax havens pose economic challenge asia one

Uber takes legal action over Australia tax ruling Financial Times



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