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India to tax Mauritius investments for first time since 1983 Reuters
See alsoMauritius investors to be taxed from April 2017 Business Standard

LuxLeaks prosecutors seek jail term of 18 months for whistleblowers The Guardian
See our recent blog Will Antoine Deltour become a prisoner of conscience?, and follow events at

Panama Papers: why we’re looking at global corruption the wrong way Panama Papers
See also: Tax Justice Focus – The Corruption Issue 

The Malefactors of Mossack Fonseca ICIJ

Mapping the Panama Papers middlemen swissinfo

Canadian Parliament Reviews KPMG Role in Isle of Man Accounts Bloomberg BNA
See also: Canada Revenue Agency execs treated to soirees at private club amid KPMG probe CBC News, and KPMG Testifies at Finance Committee: Will MPs Get Answers Canadians Need to Know? Canadians for Tax Fairness

Panama Papers offshore companies data spurs anti-graft moves NZ Herald

Panama Papers hotly debated in New Zealand Parliament RNZ

Norway police sets up Panama Papers hotline, offers discounted sentence Reuters
See also: Norway to ‘Panama Papers’ names: Turn yourselves in The Local

1,413 in Thailand named by ‘Panama Papers’ The Nation

170 Icelanders Found In Panama Papers Grapevine

Profit shifting and U.S. corporate tax policy reform Equitable Growth



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