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What's Scotland got to do with the plunder of Moldova?

European Union

In this podcast, the Tax Justice Network takes a look at the 'Wild West' of Scottish Limited Partnerships.

Also, in this edition, tensions in the European Union, multinational companies and the tax minimization deals they've been getting from various European countries and accountancy firms. Just how bad was the sell-off of one of Colombia's most profitable power generation companies? And what's former British Prime Minister Tony Blair got to do with it? Additionally, why's it been ignored outside Latin America? Also, we talk about the Member of European Parliament (MEP) who's dragging the European Commission through the courts to get access to papers they'd rather we didn't see. John Christensen will eat his hat if they don’t reveal what MEP Fabio De Masi believes they will: 'systematic political backup for a tax avoidance cartel that costs taxpayers in the EU hundreds of billions of dollars annually.'

Featuring: The Tax Justice Network director John Christensen, Daria Kaleniuk of the Anti-Corruption Action Centre in Ukraine Finance journalist and writer Ian Fraser, Richard Smith, finance journalist and blogger at Naked Capitalism.

Produced and presented by Naomi Fowler for the Tax Justice Network.

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