Thanks to the OECD’s treaty-shopping prevention rules, most of Inclusive Frameworks jurisdictions have now agreed to eliminate double taxation, non-taxation or reduced taxation opportunities. At the same time such jurisdictions will prevent  businesses and investors to benefit under tax treaties through the implementation of anti-abuse provisions. SOURCE: www.oecd.org
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Last month,  the U.S. Department of the Treasury issued the 2020 National Strategy for Combating Terrorist and other Illicit Financing, calling for legislative action to require the disclosure of beneficial ownership information at the time of company formation. DOWNLOAD PDF -> NATIONAL STRATEGY FOR COMBATING TERRORIST AND OTHER ILLICIT FINANCING
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Following the changes to the money laundering regulations in January 2020 to reflect the Fifth Money Laundering Directive, the government have published their technical consultation on the extension of the Trust Registration Service. This proposes to extend the registration requirements to most UK express trusts, whether or not they have a tax liability. It also...
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BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union finance ministers added Panama, the Seychelles, the Cayman Islands and Palau to the EU’s blacklist of tax havens, while giving Turkey more time to avoid being listed, an EU document said on Tuesday. The list, which was set up in 2017 after revelations of widespread tax evasion and avoidance schemes,...
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Paris, 13 February 2020 – Since the 2016 assessment of Switzerland’s measures to tackle money laundering and terrorist financing, the country has taken a number of actions to strengthen its framework. Switzerland has been in an enhanced follow-up process following the adoption of its mutual evaluation in 2016. In line with the FATF Procedures for mutual...
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