Links Aug 8

Experts Quit Panama’s Transparency Committee Over Lack of Transparency ICIJ

Developing Nations Seek Tax Body to Curb Illicit Financial Flows Inter Press Service

DRC’s largest mine was just sold. And DRC got nothing. Oxfam: The Politics of Poverty

How PWYP-Indonesia is Turning Extractives Transparency into Accountability Publish What You Pay

New leak reveals Africa’s ‘big men’ aren’t who you think they are Oxfam: The Politics of Poverty

Africa’s Massive Revenue Losses From Tax Incentives The Huffington Post
See our earlier blog Quote of the day – tax incentives as official tax evasion

Tax evasion: Germany sends 100,000 bank details to over 19 European countries Luxemburger Wort

Pakistan and Panama Papers: Running around in circles The Express Tribune

Paraguay: Multinationals are harming the country TJN Latin America & Caribbean (In Spanish)

Switzerland losing lustre? Now, rich heading to Dubai, Qatar and Singapore The Economic Times

Despite connection to Panama Papers Nevada likely to remain tax haven Las Vegas Review-Journal

Business Groups Sue U.S. Government Over Tax-Inversion Rules The Wall Street Journal

Microsoft’s $39 Billion Tax Holiday Continues–But Ratings Agency Cries Foul Citizens for Tax Justice

Malta: Former Financial Intelligence Unit director, former police chief refuse to comment on Panama Papers investigation The Malta Independent

Tax haven Mauritius draws big name firms Deutsche Welle



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