Links May 15
Australia to lead G20 corporate tax evasion clampdown Reuters
Extra $68m for Australian Tax Office to tackle trust abuse The Australian
Singapore to Agree With U.S. on Sharing Bank Account Data Bloomberg
Hong Kong in line for surge in illicit fund inflows South China Morning Post
Singapore, EU moves to boost transparency may boost city's allure for global tax cheats
Tax havens yield to pressure for greater transparency la nacion (In Spanish)
Hat tip: Jorge Gaggero
Africa's "lift-off" held back by illicit finance drain: AfDB Reuters
Tax evasion remains a risk, says South African Revenue Service Business Report
Tax evasion in Pakistan: A critical analysis Business Recorder
Latin America tax revenue cut by evasion, write-offs: IADB MSN
Insight: Bank documents portray Cyprus as Russia's favorite haven Reuters
Cayman key target in UK tax evasion investigation Compass Cayman
On the story of Australian, British, and U.S. tax authorities cooperating on investigating a large cache of information on complex offshore structures used to conceal assets.
Release of Offshore Records Draws Worldwide Response ICIJ
Canadian money in tax havens at all-time high NUPGE
Greek Crackdown on Tax Evasion Yields Little Revenue The New York Times
As FATCA spreads globally, ACFCS poll shows compliance duties are all over the map Association of Certified Financial Crime Specialists.
NZ To Address FATCA Compliance Cost Concerns Tax-News
Swiss Neue Privat Bank Cooperating With U.S. Justice Department Probe Bloomberg
The City of London and the Offshore sector - The Enemy Within Rowans-blog
Guernsey publishes tax transparency chart Channel TV
Guernsey's government has unveiled a ten point plan to try and prove it's not a tax haven.
Visualizing The World's Tax Havens zero hedge
Tax Havens and the Return of the Pirates The Washington Spectator
Tax haven tsunami Islands Business
"What may kill offshore banking is the realisation that it does very little to benefit host nations."
A memo to the world’s dictators - Subject: Asset protection and regime change. From: Mirkwood Capital To: High-net-worth rulers The Economist
U.S.: Tax Rates Down, Havens Thriving: Corporations Win, Workers Pay Common Dreams
Top Economists and Financial Experts Say We Must Break Up the Giant Banks The Big Picture