Links Jun 11
Sign the petition, to leaders of G8 governments
Corruption hunters calls on the G8 to tackle shell companies and money laundering Global Witness
See also: G8 Summit Urged To Seek Beneficial Ownership Reforms Tax-News
Dutch double taxation treaties lead to huge revenue losses in developing countries SOMO
Transfer Pricing: Challenges for Developing Countries
Discussion organised jointly by UNDP and UN-DESA
Offshore Leaks: Beyond Journalism, a collaborative adventure Le Soir (In French)
Opportunity to ask questions of ICIJ's Gerard Ryle
Mechanisms of Global Tax Injustice CNCD-11.11.11 (In French)
See summary in English by Eurodad here.
Cayman Islands government signs up for disclosure Cayman News Service
Cayman commits to the Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters
Pictet Warns Of Major Swiss Financial Center Challenges Tax-News
Occupy Wall Street Stylists Pursue U.K. Tax Dodgers Bloomberg
Great article on UK Uncut. See also comment from Richard Murphy Is it invidious of me to point out that UK Uncut’s critic is sponsored by big business?
Tax outcry spurs shift in top companies’ attitudes Financial Times (subscription)
And - "Wealthy individuals are also reassessing their tax planning to shield themselves from reputational damage".
UK: Four in ten might join consumer boycott over tax avoidance Guardian
The Basel AML Index country risk ranking International Centre for Asset Recovery (ICAR)
A country risk ranking to measure the risk of money laundering / terrorist financing and other relevant aspects, such as financial standards and public transparency.
Belgian Royals Face First Tax Bills Tax-News