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Posts Tagged ‘off-shore tax havens’

French Judge Exposes Fraud of G20 Tax Haven Regulation

Posted by seumasach on April 5, 2009

 

April 3, 2009 (LPAC)–(Paris) The triumphant announcement of Sarkozy saying that “the time of banking secrets is over,” was sharply ripped into pieces by the French judge Jean de Maillard, a specialist of financial crime in today’s Liberation.

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Mike Hudson on Tax Havens (Max Keiser Oracle Show)

Posted by smeddum on March 4, 2009

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UK banks must come clean on tax haven activities, says TUC

Posted by smeddum on January 29, 2009

 

date: 27 January 2009

 Thursday 29 January 2009

TUC

The TUC is today (Thursday) calling on the Government to make the banks in which it has shares or who are receiving assistance from the Bank of England fully reveal their tax haven activities. Read the rest of this entry »

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UK governments funding banks’ off-shore tax evasion

Posted by seumasach on October 26, 2008

All of this only confirms that it is nonsense to talk of the government nationalising or part-nationalising the banks.

Time for government to insist that loopholes are closed

Ian MacWhirter

Sunday Herald

It has always been a scandal that banks connived with wealthy clients to use offshore tax havens to avoid paying income tax. But the use of offshore vehicles by banks such as Northern Rock and Royal Bank of Scotland has had far more profound consequences than loss of tax revenue.

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