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Why Deltour verdict must not be forgotten in transparency fight
March 16th, 2017
Antoine Deltour and Raphaël Halet have been tried again. And convicted again. After losing a trial last year for their role in LuxLeaks, a scandal that exposed secret tax deals concocted between multinational corporations and the government of Luxembourg, the two were re-tried this year (along with journalist Edouard Perrin, who escaped conviction). While the new sentences were reduced
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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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Automatic exchange of information is essential for gov’t authorities to curb tax evasion and illicit flows.
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