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World Social Forum 2016 – Tax Justice and Fight against Poverty

World Social Forum 2016 – Women & Girls, Equality & Tax Justice

World Social Forum 2016 – Disarm finance and achieve tax justice

World Social Forum 2016 – Tax Justice & Human Rights Forum

World Social Forum 2016 – Campaign Training: Tax Justice & the Extractive Industries

World’s Largest Banks Endorse Ending Anonymous Shell Companies FACT Coalition

Panama Papers panel rues ‘damage’ done by Stiglitz exit The Indian Express

Panama Papers Commission ‘Will Have No Credibility,’ Former Chair Joseph Stiglitz Says ABC News

Panama Papers helps break new reporting ground in Mongolia ICIJ

Copper, poverty and tax dodging: At the heart of Zambia’s high stakes elections African Arguments

Ecuador Foreign Minister: $3 Billion in Tax Havens Could Fund Earthquake Reconstruction truthout

India: Black money: Income tax department set for action against ‘shell’ firms Hindustan Times

New Zealand plans tougher tax laws on foreign trusts Public Finance International

U.S. officials went looking into high end real estate, they found a lot of question marks The Financial Transparency Coalition

U.S.: States Vie to Shield the Wealth of the 1 Percent The New York Times

Malta’s money-laundering headache
“Panama Papers cast doubt on island’s ability to push through EU anti-graft laws.”

‘Tax haven’ Ireland accused of helping US firm treble untaxed profits newstalk

Taiwan: Uber denies tax evasion as tension heightens The China Post

Iron Ore Giants Reject Proposed A$7.2 Billion Mining Tax Hike Bloomberg

Bank of Italy to close Latvian AS PrivatBank branch over money-laundering breaches Reuters



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