By: Gerardo Espinoza Arias, Legal Specialist and Compliance Officer at Citelis The law has considered some activities prone to being involved in money laundering, therefore it has generated laws that seek to prevent such actions. As is known, in October 2012 the Federal Law for Prevention and Identification was published ... Continue reading Leasing as a Vulnerable Activity
After publicizing the hack that Uber suffered in 2016, the company that offers a private transportation network faces serious accusations of tax evasion, market abuse and security problems.
The journalist Héctor de Mauleón, has coined the phrase wood washing, which as its name implies is to pretend the legality of deforestation in certain forested areas and sell the wood product through international trade, obviously this situation includes other crimes such as corruption, tax evasion, ... Continue reading Tree robbery and clandestine logging!
There is recognition for Apple, as it is at the forefront of implementing corporate practices to evade taxes. For example, despite the fact that almost all the designs and developments of its products are carried out in the United States, the iPhone manufacturer has reported for years less than half of its taxes in that country.
In the world there are approximately 73 tax havens, most of these countries are distributed throughout the globe and have a legal, accounting and fiscal infrastructure that allows the freedom of movement of people and goods.
A couple of days ago the offices of Appleby, a law firm registered in Hamilton, Bermuda, became the center of the hurricane because of a series of leaked documents, better known as the Paradise Papers, which air the millions of dollars that are They move in tax havens worldwide.
Offshore companies have the reputation of being those that provide people, among other reasons, with the opportunity to both minimize their tax income and protect their assets against aggressive creditors. On the other hand, they also have the reputation of being places through which money laundering and tax evasion are promoted. I mean, known ... Continue reading Delaware: A tax haven
Narconomics is an excellent work that uses different examples to explain how the drug trafficking phenomenon is organized. The author, from his perspective as a reporter and economist, uses a wide variety of techniques to document in a clear and concise way a world that is developing on the borders of illegality.
As of this Saturday, September 30, 2017, more than fifty countries will automatically exchange tax data from their residents this Saturday, in order to face tax evasion and eliminate bank secrecy. The measure that will come into force seeks that the British territories of Anguilla,… Continue reading More than fifty countries initiate data exchange to avoid Tax Evasion
As part of this investigation that not only put Brazil in the eye of the hurricane but involved a group of countries in the region, on December 21, the United States Department of Justice revealed that 12 countries received 788 million dollars in bribes by Odebrecht in exchange for contracts in 12 countries from 2001 to 2016.