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EU parliament gets serious about responding to the Panama Papers by fighting corruption and tax abuse
February 28th, 2017
PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BRUSSELS–Members of the European Parliament agreed today to strengthen the Anti-Money Laundering Directive, a crucial tool for both the EU and third countries in the fight against corruption and tax abuse. The European Parliament has agreed with the European Commission’s proposal calling for public disclosure of information about who really owns
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New brief highlights who really makes the rules on illicit flows
February 23rd, 2017
It is prevailing wisdom that a country’s head of state, minister of finance, or other elected officials would be the ones setting the rules of its financial system. Taxation, finance and monetary systems are cited as the quintessential “sovereign” issues, where a state exercises full control. But this is not always the case. While national-level
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Ecuador poised to take historic stand on tax havens
February 21st, 2017
PRESS RELEASE As final votes are tallied, approval of ‘tax haven referendum’ seems imminent  Alongside national elections, voters in Ecuador went to the polls over the weekend to decide the fate of what became known as the ‘tax haven referendum’, a yes-or-no vote to bar public servants from holding assets in jurisdictions that are designated to
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South African Finance Minister lays out plans to fight tax avoidance.
- Wednesday Mar 1 - 3:18pm

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