Links Apr 28

Panama Papers: ICIJ To Release Searchable Online Database of Data OCCRP

Deltour in the dock The Economist
See also our earlier blog: In the dock: Antoine Deltour, Edouard Perrin – or Luxembourg?

France backs defendant as LuxLeaks trial starts BBC

Panama’s finance minister faces French counterpart in Paris over tax spat Reuters

4 big obstacles to the elimination of tax havens BBC Mundo (In Spanish)
Interview with TJN director John Christensen

Delaware’s $1 Billion Incorporation Machine Bloomberg

Australia: Coalition to create public register to reveal true owners of shell companies The Guardian

The schemes used by big foreign pharmaceuticals to pay the lowest tax in Australia Business Insider

End UK tax havens’s role in global corruption, charities and campaigners urge David Cameron Tax Research UK

Macedonia: President Denies Family’s Involvement in Panama Papers OCCRP

U.S. Treasury Takes a Stand for Transparency Bloomberg View

Favourite Tax Havens of Canadian Tax Dodgers Canadians for Tax Fairness

Regulator widens inquiry into UK firms’ links with Panama Papers tax havens The Guardian
See also comment from Tax Research UK: The UK’s top financial regulator has no idea how much money laundering there is in the UK

Former Tax Lobbyists Are Writing the Rules on Tax Dodging The Intercept

U.S. Treasury anti-laundering head to join HSBC Reuters

Inverted Companies Are Still Claiming Executive Stock Option Tax Breaks In the U.S. ITEP

The vile excess and inequality of the global fashion industry huck magazine



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