Links Jan 26

Accounting experts seek independent probe into KPMG’s audit of HBOS Financial Times. Involving a number of TJNers or friends of TJN.

Australia: Big business accused of using ‘straw man’ arguments against tax avoidance crackdown The Guardian

Political commentator: ‘Tax havens won’t last forever’ ITV

Three lessons of #Googletax Uncounted
See also: Why Google’s tax deal is unacceptable Left Foot Forward and our earlier Google blog.

Bahamas Told: ‘Dig A Well Before You Become Thirsty’ Tribune242

Irish tax advantages may be banned under new EU rules Irish Examiner

Italian football clubs face tax evasion probe The Herald Scotland

Why the EU needs to end the era of tax havens euobserver

Lord Mayor of London visits the UAE Embassy of the United Arab Emirates in London
The United Arab Emirate of Dubai is ranked 10th in the 2015 Financial Secrecy Index 

Coercion in international tax cooperation: identifying the prerequisites for sanction threats by a great power Review of International Political Economy



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