Links Nov 15

International Tax Justice Academy (ITJA) 2016 – links to presentations

Switzerland, Austria To Terminate ‘Rubik’ Withholding Tax Agreement Tax-News
For announcement from Swiss Federal Council, see here. See also our 2014 blog on the Swiss/UK deal: Swiss “Rubik” secrecy deal – let’s make sure those nails stay in that coffin, and, from 2012, List of killer loopholes in the Swiss “Rubik” agreements

Global powers should act to shut down offshore tax havens, economist Joseph Stiglitz says CBC

Are Swiss Banks Really Returning Africa’s Stolen Loot AFK Insider

Companies should be forced to say how much tax they pay and where The Guardian

Here’s why the Kenya Revenue Authority is demanding Sh3.4 billion from Zuku owners Standard Media
Involves Mauritius ‘virtual’ companies

Malaysia again rebuffs Swiss request for help in state development fund 1MDB probe Reuters

Panama Papers case: Imran Khan submits documentary evidence to Pakistan’s Supreme Court Dunya News

Federal Board of Revenue traces 20 Pakistani directors of offshore companies The News

Yemen and Panama Papers: Hameed Al Ahmar’s Backdoor Companies Arab Reporters For Investigative Journalism (ARIJ)

Canada Revenue Agency investigating 85 Canadians for tax evasion tied to Panama Papers Toronto Star

Three employees of major banks arrested amid Panama Papers insider trade inquiry The Telegraph

Australia: Demand an Inquiry into Lost Oil and Gas Tax Income megaphone

The world’s investors are moving against tax avoiders Tax Research UK

Lloyds Bank under attack on claims it ‘benefited’ through offshore fund Evening Standard



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