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Also tells French banks they must declare all of their subsidiaries, country by country, "I won't hesitate to consider as a tax haven any country that refuses to co-operate fully with France," plus "a high-level authority to monitor the assets and interests of ministers, members of parliament, top elected officials."
Swiss banks are not for turning - much swissinfo
After Luxembourg states that bank secrecy rules will be eased, the Swiss Bankers Association resists the EU demand for automatic exchange of tax information. The tide of history is now against them.
Tax Havens Shift as Luxembourg, Switzerland Loosen Bank Secrecy The Wall Street Journal
Family of Televangelist mega-pastor Chris Oyakhilome Incorporated Secretive Company in Tax Haven ICIJ
Dutch Banking Giants Helped Clients Go Offshore ICIJ
Canada; Ottawa threatens to use courts to force CBC to hand over tax haven list
Others - Germany, Greece, South Korea and Canada are seeking access to data too - however, see the ICIJ on Why We Are Not Turning Over the Offshore Files to Government Agencies
Selling Out at the Ottawa Book Launch Canadians for Tax Fairness
New book The Great Revenue Robbery is in great demand
Canada's Revenue Minister Promotes Anti-Evasion Initiatives Tax-News
François Hollande targets tax evasion as approval ratings plummet The Guardian
France's richest man ends Belgian move after tax furore Reuters
Total Fiasco: Germans are the Poorest, Cypriots the Second Richest in The Eurozone zerohedge
U.S.: The President's Corporate Loophole "Loophole" in the Budget FACT Coalition press release