Links Oct 6

Curbing Illicit Financial Flows and dismantling secrecy jurisdictions to advance women’s human rights Global Alliance for Tax Justice

Panama Papers honored with a Gold Barlett &  Steele Award for Investigative Journalism ICIJ

Swiss AG says “serious suspicion” of Swiss banks being involved in alleged Malaysian state fund 1MDB graft Reuters
See also: Swiss prosecutors probe suspected $800 million misappropriation from Malaysia’s 1MDB Reuters

Swiss Bank Can’t Tell on Lawyers Who Helped Wealthy Americans finnews

Using Illicit Financial Flows to increase accountability Publish What You Pay

Ukrainian Top Officials Involved in Secret Offshore Deals OCCRP

The Smart Person’s Guide to Paying Taxes Bloomberg Businessweek
How Donald Trump got a tax deduction for losing other people’s money – by @JesseDrucker

Panama Papers: Taiwan’s top financial regulator quits over bank scandal Channel News Asia

Letting the Public In: Opportunities & Standards for Open Data Financial Transparency Coalition

German taxman goes after foreign banks Deutsche Welle

Corporate Profits Take Permanent Vacation In Caymans And Bermuda NPR

Bank Hapoalim warns on profits due to U.S. tax probe Reuters

Don Quijones: Rescue of Italy’s Monte dei Paschi Gets ‘Dark’ & ‘Complicated’ naked capitalism
‘The more perilous Italy’s financial situation gets, the more money there is to be made for America’s “most corrupt bank.” ‘

October 31 deadline to deposit previously undeclared cash in Argentinian banks STEP
See also: Argentine banks create new funds, eyeing tax amnesty Reuters


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