Links Feb 25

Oil, gas and mining transparency initiative facing crisis of relevance and legitimacy Oxfam

How North Korea Funnels Cash Into the Country Bloomberg

Indonesia’s wealth managers bank on tax amnesty for take-off Reuters

Nigeria’s parliament orders tax payments from oil traders Reuters Africa

Pakistan: National Assembly panel seeks details of Rs2 trillion allegedly deposited in Swiss banks The News

Swiss private bank BSI changes hands again swissinfo
… amidst a host of legal issues, including the Brazil/Petrobras corruption scandal

CHF1,000 bank note shows Swiss cash is king swissinfo
See our earlier blog Big bills: let’s recall them all 

EU and Monaco sign tax transparency agreement International Adviser

France seeks 1.6 billion euros in back taxes from Google Reuters

Dear IRS: Like Apple And Google, I’m Offshore For Taxes Forbes

U.K. Parliament Says Google Call for Tax Reform `Disingenuous’ Bloomberg

Google’s Irish tax affairs attract further UK scrutiny The Irish Times

UK & football: Tax, Transparency and Ipswich Town The Offshore Game



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