The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) (French: Organisation de coopération et de développement économiques, OCDE) is an international economic organisation of 34 countries founded in 1961 to stimulate economic progress and world trade. It is a forum of countries committed to democracy and the market economy, providing a platform to compare policy experiences, seek answers to common problems, identify good practices and coordinate domestic and international policies of its members.
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  • Shell Oil Guilty of FCPA Foreign Bribery? (Whistleblower Award Post)

    … by Foreign Bribery We have long written about corruption in the oil and mining industries. In the words of Global Witness, “The oil, gas and mining sector is the most corrupt on the planet, according to a study of hundreds of bribery cases by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). Half of these cases implicated senior management…

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  • The Panama Papers – Looking for Whistleblowers

    … tax havens where they do business is Monaco. Representatives from all these countries will howl and claim they are OECD compliant and not tax havens. In fact, Mossack Fonseca is already saying the same thing to the press! We don’t believe it. So how does all this work for would be whistleblowers? Glad you asked. According to the ICIJ, the ten top…

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  • Worst Tax Audit Idea Ever?

    … Ever hear of Doctors Without Borders? It’s a great idea and it helps needy families and children receive life saving medical attention in poor countries. Doctors Without Borders is a great idea. Unfortunately, the United Nations and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) took that idea one step too far and created Tax…

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  • Luxembourg: Tax Dodgers Unacceptable (FATCA Post)

    … in March of 2014. Although originally met with resistance by some nations and many privacy advocates, FATCA has caught on with governments worldwide looking to increase revenues without increasing taxes. The OECD group of nations now endorses a global FATCA type tax information exchange regime. Although not addressing FATCA or the OECD model directly…

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