January 31st, 2020
Alex Cobham, director of FTC member Tax Justice Network, reacts to today’s OECD announcement that its Inclusive Framework has agreed to take forward the OECD’s own proposals – what Alex describes as a ‘Pyrrhic victory’ and rather questions quite how inclusive the ‘Inclusive’ Framework truly has been to date.
October 7th, 2019
Efforts to address global corporate tax issues have previously stalled. Is a consensus for reform emerging?
October 19th, 2017
Since the 2009 G20 Summit, we’ve seen repeated claims that banking secrecy is over. But viewed alongside the countless tax and corruption scandals that have plagued us since, it would be understandable if you question that sentiment. In our new analysis, Unequal Exchange, we explore just how far one key transparency tool, the automatic exchange of financial information, has come.
May 5th, 2017
The OECD has just made available the list of activated relationships to automatically exchange country-by-country reports between countries. They use big figures like 700 relationships, but don’t get fooled by those numbers – simply look at the image below to see who really has access to CbCR. Oh, by the way, there’s nothing wrong with