Wednesday’s Daily News Digest

January 19th, 2011

U.S. emerges as Swedish tax haven
UPI, January 19, 2011

Tunisia probes foreign assets of deposed leader
AP, January 19, 2011

Swiss government says to freeze assets of Ben Ali and Gbagbo
Reuters, January 19,2011

Swiss ex-banker found guilty but not jailed
Reuters, January 19, 2011

Haiti charges ex-leader Jean-Claude ‘Baby Doc’ Duvalier
BBC News, January 19, 2011

Swiss Banks Unfairly Targeted, Says Mirabaud, January 19, 2011

Black money in foreign banks ‘plunder’ of nation: Supreme Court
Indian Express, January 19, 2011

Scandal-hit PM skirts major cabinet changes
Reuters, January 19, 2011

India’s corruption is destroying nation, warns business elite
The Independent, January 19, 2011

Info exchange treaties with tax havens in process: CBDT
Indian Express, January 19, 2011

Small business group lobbies against tax avoidance
Tax Journal, January 19, 2011

Mauritius Seeking to Collect 1.5 Billion Rupees in Unpaid Taxes
Bloomberg, January 19, 2011

Vatican names board of new financial authority
Reuters, January 19, 2011

Tycoon ruling can hurt Russia business climate -aide
Reuters, January 19, 2011

Advocate to answer questions
Manx Radio, January 19, 2011

Fiery protests spread in Middle East states
AFP, January 19, 2011

Even Ken Clarke’s minister admits bribery law has been rushed
London Evening Standard, January 19, 2011

Indonesia convicts jailed tax official of bribery
Financial Times, January 19, 2011

EU Lawmakers Ask for Inquiry on Former Croatian Prime Minister
Bloomberg, January 18, 2011

Corruption probe targets 4 Russian officials
AP, January 19, 2011

Chinese university offers anti-corruption course
The Guardian, January 18, 2011

Paraguay grants political refuge to Bolivian opposition governor ousted by corruption charges
The Canadian Press, January 18, 2011

Mexico arrests drug cartel founder
Al Jazeera, January 18, 2011

Written by Clark Gascoigne

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