Illicit financial flows and tax havens: The poor supports the rich CMI
Includes presentations from the conference ‘Lifting the Veil of Secrecy: Tax Havens, Capital Flows and Developing Countries”
Press release: the G20 must reinforce the fight against tax evasion TJN Germany Blog (In German)
Anti-money laundering rules need to get serious about offshore secrecy GUE/NGL’s Panama Papers Blog
Egypt: How every dollar became $12,000 in less than a decade for Gamal Mubarak Mada Masr
Story produced with the assistance of Finance Uncovered.
Africa: Economic Made Simple – Unpacking Illicit Financial Flows in Tip Research Perspectives allAfrica / The Citizen
In less than a year data will start to flow under a new scheme for countries to share information automatically across borders, to help each other collect taxes from their taxpayers and fight financial crimes and abuses. The scheme is the Common Reporting Standard (CRS) which was set up by the OECD, a club dominated by rich countries. The scheme will start to deliver global automatic exchange of information from 2017.
Virtual Briefing: Country-by-Country Reporting
With TJN’s Alex Cobham, and hosted by Financial Transparency Coalition, on December 6
Call for papers: Taxation and Sustainable Development University of Oslo, Department of Private Law
African students campaign to recoup continent’s billions African Independent