Links May 6

Nigeria calls on UK anti-corruption summit to back registers of ownership The Guardian

A month after Panama Papers, South Africa commits to end anonymous companies Financial Transparency Coalition, TJN-Africa, & the Economic Justice Network

LuxLeaks trial Deltour ‘proud’ to have advanced the debate Luxemburger Wort
See also, daily updates on the trial of Antoine Deltour and Eduardo Perrin at

Africa: The Grand Heist – a Perspective From the South On the Panama Papers allAfrica / Pambazuka News

The Panama Papers New Zealand link revealed

Panama Papers: US launches crackdown on international tax evasion The Guardian

Royal Bank of Canada to turn over files on Panama Papers clients to Canada Revenue Agency CBC News

Corruption, Formal and Informal The Society Pages
See also: Tax Justice Focus – The Corruption Issue

Crony capitalism: Dealing with murky moguls The Economist

The Value of Offshore Secrets – Evidence from the Panama Papers Social Science Research Network
“Overall, our estimates suggest that investors perceive the leak to destroy some of the value generated from offshore activity.”

Cupertino’s mayor urges Apple to pay more tax: ‘where’s the fairness?’ The Guardian

Progressive realization of economic and social rights: the role of tax policy Financial Transparency Coalition

Making Corporations Pay What They Owe Before They Go Citizens for Tax Justice

Panama Papers: First ‘Politically Exposed’ Bulgarian Name Emerges Novinite

Dutch princess closes down tax haven trust fund Dutch News

Cartoonists around the world tell the Panama Papers story ICIJ



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