Links Jan 15

The Heavens: more accolades Treasure Islands Blog

Civil Society in Zambia calls for government to adhere to beneficial ownership transparency in the new EITI principle Publish What You Pay Zambia

MEP takes EU to court on tax transparency euobserver

Apple May Be on Hook for $8 Billion in Taxes After Europe Probe Bloomberg

UK: HMRC admits to winding up inquiry into HSBC tax evasion claims The Guardian

Unfair?! How fairly are taxes in Germany distributed? InfoRadio
Panel discussion Jan 19 in Berlin, includes TJN’s Markus Meinzer, author of Steueroase Deutschland (Tax Haven Germany)  

Malta: Speaker to ensure MPs’ income tax returns compare with declarations of assets Malta Independent

UK: ‘Calamitous’ prospects for footballers who invested in tax schemes STEP

Paulson Reinsurer Winds Down After Slump, Tax Criticism Bloomberg
Billionaire John Paulson’s New York hedge fund firm has shut an operation in Bermuda criticised as a tax shelter.

Cyprus: End nears for tax cheats Cyprus Mail



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