Note: tomorrow we’ll be posting news of worldwide media coverage on our newly launched 2015 Financial Secrecy Index
LuxLeaks anniversary: activists call for transparency Global Alliance for Tax Justice
See also: Global Week of Action for #TaxJustice, Nov 2-6!
Falciani absent as Swiss begin criminal trial over HSBC data ICIJ
See also:Why India should defend this whistleblower from the Swiss justice system Scroll, andUN Forum Series – Whistleblowing: A powerful tool to monitor human rights compliance LSE
Apple creates poor societies Global Alliance for Tax Justice
See also:Apple Shifts a Record $50 Billion Overseas, Admits It Has Paid Miniscule to No Tax on Offshore Cash I
Shareholders’ rights directive : the right place at the right time for public country-by-country tax reporting European Federation of Public Service Unions
Petition: “We Demand More Transparency and Cooperation from EU Member States” Libération (In French)
Petition calling for Country-By-Country reporting, signed by Thomas Piketty amongst others.
UK paying millions in aid money to fund overseas tax havens The Independent
U.S.: Tax Haven List Repealed by D.C. Council The National Law Review