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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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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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Position of EU member states an affront to transparency
December 20th, 2016
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 20 DECEMBER 2016 In latest position on AMLD revisions, Council aims to keep ‘legitimate interest’ barrier intact, delay implementation by up to three years Despite being just nine months removed from the Panama Papers, some European Union member states are already trying to back out of commitments made to create fully public
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HSBC is being probed by tax authorities all over the world. Here’s why that matters:
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