Friday’s Top News Stories

June 19th, 2009

Read some of today’s top news stories below:

Tax havens under pressure: Whiter than white
Britain’s offshore financial centres race for respectability
The Economist, June 18, 2009

UPDATE 3- Switzerland strikes tax deal with US
Reuters, June 19, 2009

Norway to step up fight against tax havens
The Norway Post, June 19, 2009

Dutch press on with sale of Fortis tax arm
Financial Times, June 19, 2009

Nigeria: Political Corruption, Country’s Biggest Problem, Says ADC
Daily Trust, June 19, 2009

UPDATE: OECD Global Forum On Tax Transparency To Meet Sep 1-2
Wall Street Journal, June 18, 2009

Most leading companies fall short of transparency expectations
Transparency International, Berlin, June 19, 2009

Written by Rachel Brown

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