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Towards a Level Playing Field,
second edition.


Report undertaken by Stikeman Elliott on behalf of the ITIO and STEP.

 


SWISS BANKING SECRECY UNDER PRESSURE

Swissinfo.org

15 October 2003

What the OECD can’t get from Switzerland, it is trying to get from the numerous small and smallest so-called tax havens of the Caribbean or Pacific, namely a readiness to share bank information for tax purposes. In Ottawa representatives of OECD states met with representatives of so-called offshore finance centres.
(By Marcus Mugglin.)


Radio report in German. Quotes ITIO insisting on level playing field with all OECD countries, including Switzerland. To hear the report, click here, and then scroll down and click on "15.10.03 - Das Schweizer Bankgeheimnis unter Druck".


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IT’S OFFICIAL: OECD TAX PROJECT DEPENDS ON LEVEL PLAYING FIELD

In a groundbreaking decision, the OECD has committed itself to working with members of the ITIO and other countries that provide international financial services to achieve a level playing field for the exchange of tax information.





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