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It’s about to get harder to hide money in the UK
November 14th, 2016
In case you were distracted by other world events on Tuesday night, I appeared on Radio 4’s File on 4to talk about the problem of dirty money and dodgy people finding their way into the UK.  If you missed it, you can listen here, and it’s playing again on Sunday at 5pm.
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UK furthers transparency of multinational corporations
September 6th, 2016
PRESS RELEASE Amended UK Finance bill gives government power to publish details of tax payments by multinational corporations On Monday, the UK government agreed to an amendment to the Finance Bill that would enable the UK tax authority, HMRC, to publish country by country financial reports of UK-headquartered multinational corporations. Country by country reports show
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A first look at the UK beneficial ownership data
July 11th, 2016
As we wrote on this blog last week, the UK government has just taken the bold step of publishing the world’s first fully open register of beneficial ownership. This is the first dataset of its kind, and the information promises to tell us who really owns UK companies, whilst making it harder for criminals to
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UN calls UK to account over impact of unjust tax laws
July 6th, 2016
A United Nations body has called on the single largest financial secrecy jurisdiction in the world – the United Kingdom and its Overseas Territories and Crown Dependencies – to account for the human rights impacts of its unjust tax policies at home and abroad. The call was issued by the UN Committee on Economic, Social
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