Tuesday’s Daily News Digest

January 18th, 2011

Report Says Developing Nations Lost $6.5 Trillion In Illicit Outflows In Last Decade
Wall Street Journal (Blog), January 18, 2011

Cable: US knew of corruption
Al Jazeera, January 16, 2011

Swiss whistleblower hands bank data to WikiLeaks
Reuters, January 17, 2011

WikiLeaks unlikely to release Swiss bank data soon
Reuters, January 18, 2011

Haiti’s ‘Baby Doc’ in surprise return from exile
AP, January 17, 2011

Haiti police take Duvalier to court
AFP, January 18, 2011

Zardari ‘pocketed millions’ in French subs deal: report
The Nation (Pakistan), January 15, 2011

Emerging economies toughen tax stance
Financial Times, January 18, 2011

India set to join OECD to pace up efforts to check tax evasion
PTI, January 16, 2011

RBI issues warning on banking transactions with Iran
PTI, January 18, 2011

Advani slams government on illegal wealth in foreign banks
IANS, January 16, 2011

India to tear down flats at centre of graft scandal
BBC News, January 17, 2011

Spain agrees not to call Cayman a “tax haven”
Cayman News Service, January 17, 2011

Island company sues for damages after police search
BBC News, January 17, 2011

Tax policy focus for BFSB summit
The Bahamas Tribune, January 18, 2011

Liberia, Portugal Sign Deal to Combat Tax Crimes
Liberian Observer, January 17, 2011

Labour MP urges Barclay’s chief to reduce offshore subsidiaries
Daily Telegraph, January 17, 2011

Top footballers’ tax avoidance scheme costs Treasury £100m in lost revenues
The Guardian, January 16, 2011

Offshore tax evasion faces crackdown
The Korea Herald, January 17, 2011

Pfizer Rejects Report It Evaded Value Added Tax at German Units
Bloomberg, January 17, 2011

Minister-nominee Choi questioned over real estate
The Korea Times, January 18, 2011

Book Review: Treasure Islands: Tax Havens and the Men who Stole the World
Financial Times, January 17, 2011

Prospect of huge new casino worries councillors
Globe and Mail, January 17,2011

Backlash over money laundering transaction reporting fee
The Australian, January 17, 2011

SFO urges companies to report corrupt rivals
Daily Telegraph, January 16, 2011

Row over efforts to dilute bribery law
Financial Times, January 15, 2011

Taiwan’s jailed ex-leader cleared in diplomatic case
AFP, January 18, 2011

‘Speech or debate’ clause invoked in investigations of House members
Washington Post, January 17, 2011

A Voyage Into the Darkness of Indonesian Corruption
Asia Sentinel , January 18, 2011

Niger’s Tandja in prison on graft charges-sources
Reuters, January 16, 2011

Singapore Official Faces Life in Prison as City-State Protects Clean Image
Bloomberg, January 18, 2011

Written by Clark Gascoigne

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