Tax haven blacklist ‘not credible’ if four EU countries excluded
To stop its blacklist being whitewashed, the European Union should include Ireland, Luxembourg, Malta and the Netherlands on its list of tax havens when it is published on 5 December, Oxfam has warned.
Generali sells Dutch business to local insurer for €143m
Italian insurer Generali has agreed to sell its Dutch operation to the former Fortis insurance arm ASR Nederland for €143m (£129m, $171m).
Netherlands and UK are biggest channels for tax haven inflows
The Netherlands and the UK facilitate global tax avoidance by acting as conduits for 37% of corporate money heading to tax havens, research by academics at the University of Amsterdam shows.