Wednesday’s Top News Stories Digest

May 26th, 2010

Shadow system erodes Africa’s growth
Business Report, May 26, 2010

$how Me the Money
Harvard Business School Alumni Bulletin, June 2010

Did more African aid deliver fewer coups?
BBC News, May 25, 2010

Editorial: A timely reminder on Africa
Financial Times, May 26, 2010

Greek ministry cracks down on tax evasion by staff
Reuters, May 25, 2010

Switzerland wins backing for ‘foreign’ tax proposal
AFP, May 26, 2010

ANALYSIS-Global rich want trusts, Swiss banks stay wary
Reuters, May 26, 2010

Italian tax police probe $6.9bn in HSBC list
Financial Times, May 26, 2010

Italy announces austerity measures
CNN, May 26, 2010

Government plans taxing overseas assets of residents in Uruguay
MercoPress, May 26, 2010

Opinion: Black money finds tax haven abroad
The Financial Express (Bangladesh), May 26, 2010

Mexico to Issue New Dollar Deposit Rules Next Week (Update2)
Bloomberg, May 26, 2010

Quebec police make money-laundering arrests
CBC News, May 26, 2010

Latvia shuts bank where U.S. saw money laundering-UPDATE 1
Reuters, May 26, 2010

Jamaican police intensify search for drugs suspect
Financial Times, May 26, 2010

Mexico arrest Cancun mayor on drug charges
Associated Press, May 26, 2010

FCPA Debarment Bill Introduced in House
Main Justice, May 25, 2010

Citibank, Swiss official have admitted Zardari had dollar accounts
The News International (Pakistan), May 26, 2010

OPINION: The world’s biggest threat is corruption, not nuclear weapons
Washington Post, May 26, 2010

Russia May Begin Seizing Corrupt Officials’ Ill-Gotten Assets
Bloomberg, May 26, 2010

European banks settle Madoff cases, Swiss hold out
Reuters, May 25, 2010

Christian Aid wants FTSE 100 to endorse transparency drive
Accountancy Age, May 26, 2010

OPINION: Transfer Pricing — What Will Tomorrow Bring?
The Moscow Times, May 26, 2010

OPINION: Exchange of information on tax matters
Business Mirror, May 27, 2010

Written by Clark Gascoigne

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