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Release of offshore records draws worldwide response

Release of offshore records draws worldwide response | Hidden financial system | Scoop.it

 

ICIJ’s “Offshore Leaks” probe has ignited reactions around the globe – sparking official investigations, sweeping policy changes and high-profile resignations.

 

Since the series of stories – based on a leak of 2.5 million secret offshore records – began rolling out in April 2013, responses have come rapidly, from India, Mongolia, France and dozens of other nations. The European Union’s top tax official has called Offshore Leaks “the most significant trigger” behind Europe’s newfound resolve to crack down on offshore hideaways and global tax dodging.

 

“We're in a completely different context today” because of the Offshore Leaks revelations, Belgium’s secretary of state said. “It’s a new world.”

 

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Secret Files Expose Offshore’s Global Impact

Secret Files Expose Offshore’s Global Impact | Hidden financial system | Scoop.it

Dozens of journalists sifted through millions of leaked records and thousands of names to produce ICIJ’s investigation into offshore secrecy.

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Cameron family fortune made in tax havens

Cameron family fortune made in tax havens | Hidden financial system | Scoop.it

>>> How to make fortunes and political careers. 

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German state acquires tax secrets on 1,000s Swiss bank accounts

German state acquires tax secrets on 1,000s Swiss bank accounts | Hidden financial system | Scoop.it

The Rhineland-Palatinate state has bought a CD containing secret Swiss bank account intelligence. The information could yield €500 million ($654 million) in tax revenue. Government officials paid €4 million for the CD which includes 40,000 data sets.

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Letterbox in Luxembourg one way Apple avoids paying billions in worldwide tax

Letterbox in Luxembourg one way Apple avoids paying billions in worldwide tax | Hidden financial system | Scoop.it

Letterbox in Luxembourg one way Apple avoids paying billions in worldwide tax.

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Big Pharma Gets 77,500% Return On Lobbying Investment

Big Pharma Gets 77,500% Return On Lobbying Investment | Hidden financial system | Scoop.it

As one example, an average American can expect a ROI of 11 percent for investing in one Blue Chip stock in the Dow Jones Industrial Average in 2010.

 

Meanwhile, Big Pharma has a ROI of 75,500 percent for the lobbying dollars it spends to bar the government from bargaining for cheaper drug prices through Medicare.

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