Links Mar 31

Unfamiliar with irony, Swiss bankers are complaining of a “lack of transparency” Quartz

New Zealand Foreign Trusts and the Unaoil Scandal: More Chickens Coming Home to Roost, and They’re Big naked capitalism
See also: Mainstream Media Ignores Blockbuster Expose of Massive Bribery in Iraq by Unaoil

Closing tax havens will create fairer global society: U.S. Economist Xinhua
“Stopping abuse of tax havens and promoting global tax cooperation will help create a fairer global society”: Jeffrey Sachs, U.S. economist and UN special adviser on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Uganda set to host African Tax Symposium New Business Ethiopia

Malawi: Farmers World ‘secretly auctioned’ to a tax haven Malawi 24

Luxembourg Probes Embezzlement Claims Linked to Malaysia’s 1MDB swissinfo / Bloomberg

Dirty money centre? Hong Kong in money laundering spotlight as suspected Russian drug lord probed South China Morning Post
Hong Kong is in second position in the 2015 Financial Secrecy Index 

Iceland government ministers on tax haven list Iceland Monitor

Dutch Ports Appeal Against EU Tax Ruling Tax-News

Giving up its U.S. citizenship could help this company avoid a $260 million tax bill The Washington Post



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