Friday’s News Round-Up

November 6th, 2009

G20 Ministers Should Acknowledge Link between Illicit Financial Flows, Tax Havens, Poverty
GFI, November 5, 2009

GFI Advisor Jack Blum to Testify Before Senate Homeland Security Committee on Incorporation Transparency Act
Expert will urge Senate to end US corporate secrecy, help law enforcement fight money-laundering, terrorism.
GFI, November 4, 2009

US Senate Panel Tackles Problems Posed by Shell Corporations
Voice of America, November 5, 2009

G20 ministers meet in St Andrews
BBC News, November 6, 2009

Fitch Cuts CRSM As Italian Deposits Flee San Marino Tax Haven
Dow Jones Newswires, November 5, 2009

Monaco may be next on HMRC’s tax hitlist
Profession begins looking for next offshore jurisdiction to be targeted by taxman
Accountancy Age, November 5, 2009

Germany, Luxembourg sign tax transparency deal
Reuters November 5, 2009

Italy Seizes $445 Million in False Invoices in Company Raids
Bloomberg, November 5, 2009

Swiss would sign Italy tax treaty if off blacklist
Reuters, November 5, 2009

Corruption bomb explodes in Indonesia
Asia Times, November 7, 2009

Chirac on corruption charges: ‘I’ve nothing to be ashamed of’
AFP, November 6, 2009

Op-Ed: Who Should Monitor Corruption?
By HUGETTE LABELLE, Transparency Internationl
New York Times, November 6, 2009

Written by Clark Gascoigne

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