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Just for Show: G20 Promises on Beneficial Ownership

Major corruption scandals hitting the news often share key commonalities: the people at the centre of the scandal use a complex web of anonymous companies, trusts and other legal entities situated across multiple jurisdictions to transfer and hide...
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What do we really know about them?

On the first anniversary of the LuxLeaks scandal, Transparency International EU launches its new animated video on corporate tax transparency “What do we know about them?” as part of its campaign in favour of EU legislation on country-by-country...
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Now is the time for tax transparency

When Antoine Deltour revealed that the Luxembourg authorities had over 300 “sweetheart deals” with multinational corporations, it sent shockwaves through the EU. The leaked “comfort letters” demonstrated the true extent of Luxembourg’s...
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Commission reaching for the Starbucks

Today, the European Commission announced that Starbucks and Fiat Chrysler received illegal state aid through tax rulings by the governments of the Netherlands and Luxembourg and unduly reduced their tax burden by 20 – 30 million EUR. These...