Links Jul 7

Revenue Mobilization in the Developing World: Changes, Challenges and Chances Review of International Political Economy

Swiss banking sector seeks to enlist Britain for EU negotiations Reuters

France, Luxembourg roll out red carpet for post-Brexit business Yahoo News

Panama Papers: the biggest leak in history – Guardian Live event

How we broke the Panama Papers story: Gerard Ryle at TED Summit 

France is being taken to court by a U.S. resident of France over its new public register of trusts Le Monde (in French)

French billionaire Serge Dassault on trial for tax fraud through Luxembourg Luxemburger Wort
“His trial … relates to charges he stashed some 31 million euros from French tax authorities in Luxembourg, Liechtenstein and the Virgin Islands.”

Lax SEC Reporting Requirements Allow Companies to Omit Over 85 Percent of Their Tax Haven Subsidiaries Citizens for Tax Justice
See also our earlier blog Two new transparency advances, in UK and US 

Curbing tax avoidance – is Australia up to the challenge? Investment Magazine

Abu Dhabi Fund Denies Guaranteeing 1MDB’s Cayman Investments Bloomberg

Facebook’s intellectual property transfer to Ireland being scrutinised by American tax authorities Irish Independent

Corruption: Moving money out of purgatory Financial Times

Swiss banks: Bangladeshi deposits rises by Tk 121cr in 2015 New Age

Ireland: Government accused of facilitating tax avoidance by vulture funds The Journal

PWC on why we need tax transparency Tax Research UK

Lionel Messi handed 21-month tax fraud sentence but is unlikely to serve time The Guardian

Steven Soderbergh in frame to direct Panama Papers film The Guardian



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