Links Jul 14

African MPs support push against illicit financial flows Tax Justice Network – Africa

Illicit financial inflows and low tax revenue bedevil Africa’s development BDlive

New Research Shows Transparency Does Not Negatively Affect Business Competitiveness Transparency International

EU Parliament’s Panama Papers Inquiry Committee elects chair, starts working New Europe

Report: EU Nations Turned Blind Eye to LuxLeaks Tax Rulings Bloomberg BNA

Argentina: More capital flight Página 12  (In Spanish)
Hat tip: Jorge Gaggero

New Zealand sets up trust register to curb tax evasion, money laundering Reuters

Environmental Crime Linked to Tax Injustice Global Alliance for Tax Justice (In Spanish)

Ireland: Decision on Apple tax case now expected in September, Minister for Finance Noonan says The Irish Times

Experts Troubled by Treasury Secretary Taking on “Role of Tax Lobbyist” for Apple The FACT Coalition

Central Banker Who Slayed ‘Zombie Banks’ Meets Too Big to Fail Bloomberg

Panama Papers: India’s Income Tax Department approaches dozen nations to widen probe The Indian Express

Panama Papers: The Nigerian lawyers who acted as intermediaries for Mossack Fonseca Premium Times

Panama Papers: prominent Australians call for action in open letter to Turnbull The Guardian

Amazon: How the World’s Largest Retailer Keeps Tax Collectors at Bay Newsweek
See also our earlier blog New questions over Juncker’s role in Amazon Luxembourg affair  

France’s tax incentives aim to promote Paris as IFC STEP

Ontario Securities Commission Announces Office of the Whistleblower Launch Date and Appoints Chief 
“… the first paid whistleblower program by a securities regulator in Canada”

 


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