Links Jan 23

European Parliament’s new hearing on Panama Papers: lawyers, accountants and bankers Global Alliance for Tax Justice

Ecuador and NGOs’ plea for a Global Tax Body Global Alliance for Tax Justice

Aid in reverse: how poor countries develop rich countries The Guardian

Davos 2017: Oxfam attacks failing global tax avoidance battle The Guardian

Eight men have the same wealth as 3.6 billion of the world’s poorest people. We must rebalance this unjust economy World Economic Forum

The U.K.’s threat to weaponize corporate taxes may not be as empty as the EU suggests Bloomberg
Listen to TJN’s January 2017 podcast on Brexit threats, here.

Tax agencies draw up ‘target list’ of offshore enablers ICIJ

Bribery scandal: Brazil firm Odebrecht to pay $59 Million, Panama official saysThe Wall Street Journal
See also: Odebrecht bribes were open secret: Panama VP eNCA

Trump’s Taxes May Stay Hidden, No Matter What Senior Aide Says Bloomberg View
See also Nicholas Shaxson’s article in Vanity Fair from (August 2016): The Great Trump Tax Mysteries: Is He Hiding Loopholes, Errors, or Something More Serious?

UK Government launches a review of Scottish Limited Partnerships linked to Moldova $1billion frauds Moldova.org

OCCRP Expands Investigative Reporting Network Into Africa

U.S.: GOP senator floats eliminating the corporate income tax The Hill
See our report: Ten Reasons to Defend the Corporate Income Tax

A race to the bottom on corporate taxation The Guardian
Letter from ActionAid

French Prosecutors Looking at 22 Targets in Panama Leaks Probe Bloomberg

Ethical Finance – A Jain Perspective Diverse Ethics
Featuring a new book by Atul Shah and Aidan Rankin

 

 

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