Tuesday’s News Round-up

May 25th, 2010

Why G20 Should Go the Whole Hog at June Summit
IDN-InDepth NewsAnalysis, May 19, 2010

Financial institutions admit global recession has “brought poverty reduction to a halt” in Africa
ActionAid Press Release, May 25, 2010

IBM, Business Groups Oppose Jobs Bill Over Tax Increase Plans
BusinessWeek, May 25, 2010

Australia Signs Tax Agreements With Isle of Man, Jersey And British Virgin Islands
Government of Australia Press Release, May 25, 2010

Italy to Ban Cash Transactions Over 5,000 Euros, Lawmaker Says
BusinessWeek, May 25, 2010

Offshore tax evaders fined
JoongAng Daily (S. Korea), May 25, 2010

Megayacht Seized for Tax Evasion
The Wealth Report Blog, Wall Street Journal, May 25, 2010

The World Cup, football, tax and climate change
Times of London, Articles of Faith Blog, May 24, 2010

UBS Deal Looks Set For Parliamentary Approval, May 25, 2010

“Banking sector should put its house in order”, May 25, 2010

India Presses Mauritius To Renegotiate Treaty, May 25, 2010

HK, Austria Sign Pact To Avoid Double Taxation, Tax Evasion
Dow Jones, May 25, 2010

New laws tighten noose around the necks of transnational criminals
Business Daily (Kenya), May 25, 2010

Police arrest 32 across Europe in Irish gang crackdown
Reuters, May 25, 2010

Mexico shaken by apparent abduction of powerful politician Fernandez
Washington Post, May 25, 2010

Experts: Accused Jamaican drug lord akin to Robin Hood, Pablo Escobar
CNN, May 24, 2010

Court cases shed light on money-transferring system
Los Angeles Times, May 24, 2010

Authorities raid major brokerage firm in Venezuela
Associated Press, May 24, 2010

Chávez expects arrest warrant
Miami Herald, May 22, 2010

SC orders govt to write letter to Swiss authorities
Express Tribune (Pakistan), May 25, 2010

Police recommend indicting FM over receiving secret file from ambassador
Haaretz, May 25, 2010

Israeli police question ex-PM Olmert on bribe case
Associated Press, May 25, 2010

Pakistan says ‘no evidence’ president took Swiss kickbacks
BBC News, May 25, 2010

Are bribe firms escaping justice?
BBC News, May 25, 2010

Plot thickens in Australian bribery probe
The Times of London, May 25, 2010

Taiwan’s dirty French connection
Vancouver Sun, May 25, 2010

Incoming Philippine President banks on transparency to combat corruption, poverty
Xinhua, May 25, 2010

EFCC Quizzes PDP Deputy Chair Over Siemens Scandal
The Daily Trust (Nigeria), May 25, 2010

Taskforce identifies corruption ‘loopholes’
Jakarta Post, May 25, 2010

Holder to Visit OECD in Paris on Memorial Day
Main Justice, May 24, 2010

Financial Advisers Don’t Know Sanctions Rules, U.K. FSA Says
BusinessWeek, May 24, 2010

China crisis: Soccer rocked by corruption scandals
CNN, May 24, 2010

Niger’s Military Government Opens Fight Against Corruption
VOA News, May 25, 2010

Written by Clark Gascoigne

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