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06 July 2009
A run-down of Taxation's recent news on offshore financial centres

UK's havens need diverse tax bases: report
Foot's review offers final recommendations

Treasury foresees end of offshore havens
New data exchange signed with Swiss

Isle of Man drops withholding tax option
Move to automatic exchange of information

New tax accord with Cayman Islands
Aim to facilitate info exchange that meets OECD standards

Isle of Man applauded for TIEAs
'A firm commitment to enhanced transparency'

Isle of Man TIEA
Provisions take effect in UK on 1 April 2010 

Offshore review highlights inter-dependence

Ex-FSA MD publishes progress report

Banking secrecy 'is all but over'
Overseas tax specialist hails transparency agreements

Fewer secrets
Liechtenstein agrees to OECD standards of transparency

Jersey agrees to tax info exchange
More countries and territories must follow, says Timms

Isle of Man and Germany

Tax information exchange agreement 

Tax havens cost UK £4bn a year, warns TUC

'First study of losses through use of offshore accounts'

IoM and Australia agreements
Isle of Man concludes pacts with Aussie government

Banks 'must come clean about tax havens'
Taxpayers have right to know, claims TUC

Offshore review launched

Will be lead by former FSA boss

UK and Isle of Man sign tax info exchange

New agreement is 'significant step in prevention of tax evasion'

AIC defends offshore tax havens

Support for 'legitimate role going offshore can play'

MPs launch tax haven inquiry

Treasury Committee inviting evidence of offshore financial centres

Nations unite in tax haven crackdown

OCED members in move against 'major threat to successful tax administration'

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