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Tax evasion

Tax havens: European finance ministers apply double standards and do not blacklist the US

Today, EU finance ministers removed several third countries from the EU list of non-cooperative countries in tax matters. The US are still not on the EU list of tax havens. Since June 2019, countries that have not signed the OECD (Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development) agreement on automatic exchange of information must be blacklisted. […]


Success in the fight against tax evasion and money laundering: The UK obliges overseas territories to transparency regarding company owners

The House of Commons yesterday approved an amendment to fight money laundering and tax evasion, requiring 14 overseas territories, including the major financial centres as the British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Bermuda, Gibraltar, Turks and Caicos Islands, to introduce public company registers by the end of 2020. The owners of all companies must be made […]