The recent FinCEN files leak demonstrated the scale of the problem of information-sharing across borders when it comes to countering tax crimes and financial misconduct around the world. The blatant information-sharing deficit within the global financial system serves as a strong policy wake-up call and...

Project coordinator Prof Dr Umut Turksen and Dr Adam Abukari from the Centre for Financial and Corporate Integrity at Coventry University, co-authored a new publication on “OECD’s global principles and EU’s tax crime measures”. The article was published open access in the Journal of Financial...

This article provides an overview of the recent developments in law enforcement practices pertaining to tax evasion in Malta. A particular focus is given to information exchanges between the Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit (FIAU), tax & custom authorities and the police. Legislative Framework Amendments to the Prevention...

In this article PROTAX partner, VICESSE, discusses different perspectives in understanding and offering solutions to countering tax crimes. Focus groups and the benefit of cross-sectoral collaborations The charm of bringing experts with different professional backgrounds, roles and duties together to discuss problems of tax crimes in a...

In this article, PROTAX partner, the Austrian Federal Ministry of Constitutional Affairs, Reforms, Deregulation and Justice, reflects on the challenges and obstacles met in investigating tax crimes and offers possible solutions. Key Challenges Efficient and target-oriented detection is, therefore, an important aspect in the fight against tax...