Links Oct 2
India and Nokia in Tax Dispute Before Microsoft Deal The New York Times
India: Vodafone, Shell asked to file replies in tax case by 10 October live mint
Gibraltar Seen as Europe-Beater for Finance Professionals Bloomberg
Gibraltar is attracting hedge funds by offering low tax rates and regulation.
Hong Kong Welcomes Launch Of Shanghai Free Trade Zone Tax-News
See also: Shanghai Free-Trade Zone Is a Symbol, Not a Threat Bloomberg
Cayman: Enterprise City sees increase in signups Cayman 27
See the website for the Cayman special economic zone then contemplate Cayman's assertion that it is not a tax haven (as underscored by the UK Prime Minister). See also our recent blog Cayman Islands to create a new fantasy nowhere land
Bahamas PM Defends Offshore Economies in Speech to UN General Assembly Caribbean Journal
Bermuda news: Google’s tax affairs in Bermuda again under scrutiny Financial Secrecy MediaMonitor
African leaders urged to raise voice against tax havens IPPMedia
Kofi Annan Calls On the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to Maintain High Revenue Transparency Standards allAfrica
The Financial Resource Curse Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science
Paper overlaps with TJN's own.
Australia: Government backs away from offshore tax reforms Business Spectator
U.S. Treasury’s know-your-customer proposal delayed by struggle for regulatory consensus Reuters
Crackdown on offshore tax cheaters is paying dividends The Chicago Tribune
Ex-Revenue Canada lawyer advised how to hide money offshore CBC News
On a hidden camera investigation into the world of offshore banking.
Wealthy Entitlement Income inequality undermines the fairness of a free market Distilled Magazine
Cancel dictator debt! Eurodad
Norwegian debt audit puts new pressure on European creditors
The Vatican Bank more than quadrupled its profit last year Quartz