Friday’s News Round-Up

March 26th, 2010

COLUMN – Drugs, terrorism and shadow banking: Bernd Debusmann
Reuters, March 26, 2010

Germany, Switzerland agree double taxation deal
Reuters, March 26, 2010

Swiss-German tax deal does not cover stolen bank data
Reuters, March 26, 2010

IRS Shifts Enforcement Focus To Asia
The Wall Street Journal, March 25, 2010

Op-Ed: Taxman missing the boat on offshore income
The Globe and Mail, March 26, 2010

Philippines changes law, wants off tax-haven blacklist
Reuters, March 26 2010

Tax Plans Could Hit India Investors
The Wall Street Journal, March 25, 2010

Cayman Furthers Transparency Drive, March 26, 2010

British lawyer faces US extradition over bribery case
BBC News, March 26, 2010

Fraud detectives step up searches in Alstom bribery inquiry
The Times (of London), March 26, 2010

SFO Shouldn’t Strike Plea Deals, Judge Rules in Corruption Case
Bloomberg, March 26, 2010

British chemical firm Innospec fined for Indonesia bribes
The Independent, March 26, 2010

Sinopec Admits Worker Took Daimler Bribes
The Wall Street Journal, March 25, 2010

Rio Tinto Executive Admits to Taking Two Bribes
The New York Times, March 26, 2010

3 ex-Siemens execs charged in corruption case
Associated Press, March 25, 2010

Marcos, 80, seeks comeback in Philippine elections
Associated Press, March 26, 2010

Lawyer accuses Sao Tome’s govt of corruption over oil
AFP, March 25, 2010

Commentary: Russia, International Economic Crime and the Rule of Law
The National Law Journal, March 26, 2010

Written by Clark Gascoigne

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