Links Aug 12

Africa loses over $50 billion annually in tax evasion, says Tax Justice Network-Africa Afrika Reporter

Africa urged to tighten loopholes for effective revenue collection Coastweek

Civil society groups in Kenya push for laws to criminalise tax evasion Standard Digital

Canada: Organize a vote for Tax Fairness Global Alliance for Tax Justice

UK Privy Council allows backwards tracing of bribes paid to former Brazilian mayor STEP
Involves BVI companies with Jersey bank accounts

Moldova steps up search for missing millions from banks Reuters
See comment on Moldova in our recent Offshore Wrapper

Shedding Light on the True Identities of Company Owners Takes Centre Stage in Combating AML and Financial Crimes The Huffington Post

Growing trend: Islamic finance goes offshore Gulf Times

U.S. Senator Nelson Demands BP and Justice Department Disclose Spill Settlement and Disallow Spill Tax Write Off U.S. PIRG

Inside the world’s greatest tax havens – in pictures The Guardian



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