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EU launches official one-year inquiry into Panama Papers scandal euronews

Swiss Private Bankers demand tax breaks on criminal fines imposed for tax evasion offences swissinfo

Illicit Financial Flows out of Africa (IFFoA) Database TrustAfrica
See also: Corruption Stalls Zimbabwe’s Economic Agenda

Hungary: Caribbean Bank Owned by Businessman, Panama Papers show OCCRP

Panama Papers Link Cambodians to Offshore Firms Voice of America

How an obscure nonprofit in Washington protects tax havens for the rich The Washington Post

Fortune 500 Corporations Used Stock Option Loophole to Avoid $64.6 Billion in Taxes Over the Past Five Years Citizens for Tax Justice

Panama Papers Show How Rich United States Clients Hid Millions Abroad The New York Times

U.S. hedge fund sues ‘Panama Papers’ law firm Yahoo News

ADM’s offshore links to Wilmar, world’s worst environmental offender Grain

Irish corporate tax regime attacked in EU debate The Irish Times

Americans Increasingly Angry With Corporate Desertions via Tax Inversions naked capitalism
See also: Bogus Defenses of Tax-Dodging Corporate Inversions naked capitalism

Why tax evasion is not a crime in Colombia BBC Mundo (In Spanish)

Watchdog That Shepherded Panama Papers Now Constrained by Finances The New YorkTimes

Panama Papers: Finnish police pull accounts at Nordea (Nordic region’s largest bank) due to offshore links Independent

Bankers Linked to Tax Evasion Face Tougher Penalties in Denmark Bloomberg

Royals took advantage of Spain’s tax evasion amnesty The Local



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