Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Nick Shaxson's Treasure Islands - events in Bergen and Helsinki

TJN's Nick Shaxson, author of Treasure Islands, spoke in Bergen and Helsinki last week.

For the Bergen event, Follow the money: Financial secrecy, international taxation and development, see here for information and the presentations.

For the Helsinki event, here are some links from the Finnish press (headlines roughly translated via Google):

Half of the world's trade passes through tax havens YLE

The biggest tax havens are in the OECD countries Kansan Uutiset

Tax havens are an integral part of the Greek problem Talous Sanomat

Tax evasion, secrecy and legal protection - "but not for residents"demari

Tax havens are flourishing, the weeding was only half done Talouselämä


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