Friday’s Top News Round-up

May 14th, 2010

U.S. Firms Dodge Billions in Taxes by Moving Profits Overseas (Video)
World News with Diane Sawyer, ABC News, May 13, 2010

Profit Exports Import U.S. Tax Cuts for Pfizer, Lilly, Oracle
Bloomberg, May 14, 2010

Pharma’s ‘aggressive’ tax-avoidance tactics draw fire
FiercePharma, May 14, 2010

Greek ‘tax-dodging’ doctors named
BBC News, May 14, 2010

ECOFIN: Move On Hedge Fund Law Likely Despite UK Fears
Dow Jones Newswires, May 14, 2010

New UK aligns with US on hedge funds
Associated Press, May 14, 2010

Editorial: A matter now less taxing
Mint (India), May 14, 2010

Star magistrate warns of intense Iceland bank probe
AFP, May 14, 2010

Italy bribery scandal widens, casts pall on government
Reuters, May 14, 2010

Small-time corruption Greece’s big problem
Sydney Morning Herald, May 15, 2010

Nigerian Ruling Party Boss Resigns Over Graft Allegations
Voice of America, May 14, 2010

US: Poor Governance, Corruption Militating against Nigeria’s Progress
This Day (Nigeria), May 14, 2010

Zimbabwe: MPs Must Partake in Anti-Corruption Drive
The Herald (Zimbabwe), May 14, 2010

Nigerian politician faces extradition to Britain on money laundering charges
Daily Telegraph, May 14, 2010

Money Laundering Threatens L. American Banks
Xinhua, May 14, 2010

Daniel Tzvetkoff Answers Money Laundering Charges
Gambling 911. May 14, 2010

SA To Review Offshore Insurance Issues, May 14, 2010

Imminent End of Secrecy to Shake Up Swiss Banking
New York Times, May 14, 2010

ActionAid welcomes the new Secretary of State for International Development, Andrew Mitchell
ActionAid Press Release, May 14, 2010

Blood Diamonds: Still Bloody, May 14, 2010

Written by Clark Gascoigne

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