Links Oct 17

UN urged to hold conference on abolishing tax havens The Nation

Inequality, business and human rights: the new frontier? Open Democracy

FACT Coalition Welcomes Rule to Stem Multinational Corporate Tax Avoidance

BRICS countries keen on reining in tax-dodging MNCs says India’s Economic Relations Secretary Business Standard

Luxembourg in a tricky position Delano
“Luxembourg is cooperative only on the surface, but it doesn’t want to change its business model”: Sven Giegold

Ireland: Revenue chairman disputes Apple claims of 2% tax deal The Irish Times

MEPs to hear economist Stiglitz on Panama Papers EUObserver

British Virgin Islands: have they cleaned up since the Panama Papers? Transparency International

Panama Papers: Top arms dealer and son linked to offshore firms in Panama, BVI, Seychelles The Indian Express

Swiss Banking’s Reputational Wipeout finews

Swiss banking watchdog says about 15 Swiss banks in money laundering ‘red zone’ Reuters
See also: Big fines for banks not effective, says Switzerland’s financial regulatory body FINMA’s head swissinfo

Two Quarrelsome Sheiks and Their Swiss Bank Accounts finews

Human Rights And Tax In An Unequal World Avi-Yonah & Shaviro TaxProf Blog

Transfer Pricing Money – The Chevron Case Social Science Research Network

Cadbury’s American owners under fire for paying no UK corporation tax Daily Mail

The super-rich could survive on a bit less Oxfam, letter to The Guardian

 

 


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