Links Jan 14
Hellenic EU Presidency Outlines Priorities Tax-News
"Greece will press for the extension of automatic information exchange procedures as part of its six month European Union (EU) Presidency."
India wants G20 & OECD nations to adopt its transfer-pricing policy The Financial Express
Alcoa in $384m deal to settle Bahrain bribery charges Financial Times (paywall)
Alcoa admits links to "corrupt international underworld" via havens Guernsey, Luxembourg, Liechtenstein and Switzerland.
Kazakhstan Exempts EDRB From Taxes Tax-News
Sleuths Hunt for Kazakh Bank’s Missing $6 Billion Bloomberg
From Spanish Royals To American Tax Protestors, Tax Evasion Can Mean Jail Forbes
Mauritius: Authorities announce new unit against financial crime and new powers to sanction offshore entities Financial Secrecy Media Monitor
Their proclamations sound good, but how much is spin?
A rising tide of dark money The Washington Post
Should It Bother Us that Boeing Says It Needs a Tax Incentive to Make Its Planes Safe? Citizens for Tax Justice
Israeli bank data disc aids German investigation swissinfo
RBC accused of stalling during U.S. tax evasion court case The Toronto Sun
Prada Mimics Dolce & Gabbana Tax Trouble, Should Copy Apple & Google Instead Forbes