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Tax avoidance


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17 January 2020

Africa: New gold refineries raise concerns of 'race to the bottom' on conflict minerals, safety and environmental practices

Author: David Lewis and Peter Hobson, Reuters

"Race to refine: the bid to clean up Africa's gold rush", 15 January 2020....

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20 December 2019

Shell publishes detailed report of tax payments

On 17 December 2019, Shell published a new tax report, which breaks down the company's tax payments on a country-by-country basis. Shell is now the first multinational corporation to disclose its global tax payments in such detail. Oxfam commended this...

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12 December 2019
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Author: Marlène Panara, Le Point Afrique

« Le Kenya monte en première ligne contre l'évasion fiscale », 12 décembre 2019....

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12 December 2019

Malawi: Civil society and affected communities push for revised mining law to fight corruption, tax avoidance and environmental degradation

Author: Penelope Paliani-Kamanga, The Southern Times

"Malawi losing millions of dollars from illegal mining," 8 November 2019....

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4 December 2019

Report finds US Tech firms 'aggressively avoiding' global tax

Author: Rupert Neate, The Guardian

"New study deems Amazon worst for 'aggressive' tax avoidance", 2 December 2019...

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22 November 2019
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Author: CNCD-11.11.11

« La justice fiscale passe aussi par le secteur extractif ! », 19 novembre 2019...

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22 November 2019

Diverse set of countries pushing for international framework on tax to curb unfair effects of digitisation on fragile economies

Author: Marcello Estevão, The World Bank (writing for World Economic Forum)

"Pushing for tax fairness in a digital world", 20 November 2019...

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12 November 2019
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"Télécoms : le Cameroun va auditer MTN, Orange et Nexttel sur les exercices 2015 à 2018", 8 novembre 2019...

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Company response
24 October 2019

Freeport-McMoRan's response

Author: Freeport-McMoRan

Please refer to our 2016 Annual Report on Form 10-K for information on the assessments our Cerro Verde operation in Peru has received from SUNAT.

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24 October 2019

Peru: Civil society analysis of tax authorities' investigations into five large mining projects highlights tax avoidance practices

In December 2018, Convoca Perú published its findings from a review of a hundred resolutions of the Fiscal Court. These resolutions revealed the use of complex financial mechanisms by five major mining companies to reduce their taxes. This story...

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