Links Apr 15

LuxLeaks trial: “Deltour regrets nothing” Luxemburger Wort
See also our blog: Will Antoine Deltour become a prisoner of conscience?     

Panama Papers: Is the U.S. giving Mossack Fonseca a Pass? Newsweek
“There’s an old rule to conducting criminal raids for authorities who would, frankly, rather not find anything…”

HSBC risks losing US banking licence as pressure mounts over Panama Papers probe Ths Is Money

Pakistan’s Premier Leaves the Country Amid Panama Papers Scandal The New York Times

Spanish Industry Minister Soria Resigns Over Panama Leaks Bloomberg

Panama – Laundering Haven for War Budgets naked capitalism

Pacific islands provided fertile ground for Panamanian law firm Nikkei Asian Review

If a big, tax dodging company was your housemate… Oxfam International

The Panama Papers: So Much Of It Is Legal, And That’s A Problem U.S. PIRG

Panama Papers sleuths expected in Cyprus in-Cyprus

Why has it taken so long for the IMF and World Bank to realise the harm that havens cause? Tax Research UK

‘Tax haven’ tag upsets tiny countries, India takes note Business Today
See our blog: “We are not a tax haven.” They all say that 

UK: Taxman has no strategy to catch wealthy dodgers, say MPs The Guardian



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