Preventing tax evasion and fraud: the scope for automatic exchange of information is extended: Council of the European Union
Directive on Administrative Cooperation has been approved by the EU Council. For background see here.
Former Banker to Go on Trial for Allegedly Breaking Swiss Bank Secrecy Law The Wall Street Journal
See also recent blog Show trial of Swiss whistleblower Elmer now in 9th year
PwC sold ‘tax avoidance on industrial scale’ Financial Times (paywall)
See also: PWC, Shire, Grilled By UK MPs as LuxLeaks Response Continues ICIJ