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  • 27-March-2015

    English

    Luxembourg must diversify its economy and maintain a strong and resilient financial sector

    Luxembourg weathered the global economic crisis well, but must take additional steps to foster the diversification of the economy while ensuring the continuing health of its financial sector, according to the latest OECD Economic Survey of Luxembourg.

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  • 31-July-2013

    English

    Global Forum on Tax Transparency: New reports review jurisdictions’ information exchange

    The Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes has released peer review reports assessing the tax systems of 13 jurisdictions for information exchange.

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  • 29-May-2013

    English

    Austria, Luxembourg and Singapore among countries signing-on to end tax secrecy

    As a further sign of international efforts to crack down on tax offenders, 12 more countries have signed, or committed to sign, the OECD’s Multilateral Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters. In addition, another 6 countries have ratified the Convention.

  • 3-December-2012

    English

    Luxembourg: a generous aid donor

    Luxembourg allocated 0.97% of its gross national income, or USD 413 million, to official development assistance in 2011.“Luxembourg is the Development Assistance Committee’ s third most generous donor as a portion of its economy – after Sweden and Norway – and it has a high quality programme” says Brian Atwood, Chair of the DAC. “We commend Luxembourg’s commitment to keeping its ODA at 1% of GNI until 2014”.

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  • 12-September-2011

    English

    Tax: Jurisdictions move towards full tax transparency

    Furthering efforts to fight against international tax evasion and bank secrecy, members of the Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes have issued 12 new peer review reports.

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  • 30-June-2011

    English

    Corruption: Luxembourg must implement without delay its legislation against the bribery of foreign public officials, says OECD

    Luxembourg must step up its efforts to detect and prosecute cases of bribery of foreign public officials, particularly now that its legal framework has been strengthened, in compliance with the Anti-Bribery Convention

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  • 8-July-2009

    English

    Luxembourg makes progress in OECD standards on tax information exchange

    Luxembourg has signed a protocol to its double taxation convention with Norway, bringing to 12 the number of agreements it has on exchange of information for tax purposes.

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  • 20-May-2009

    English

    Luxembourg, U.S. agree to exchange bank information for tax purposes

    Luxembourg has signed an agreement for the exchange of bank information on request in all tax matters with the U.S., marking a major step forward in international efforts to counter tax evasion.

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  • 15-March-2009

    Japanese

    「租税協力の強化は金融への信認回復を後押し」OECD事務総長

    アンヘル・グリアOECD事務総長は、租税問題に関する透明性と情報交換を強化しようとする主要金融センターの動きは、国際租税協力における重要な前進であるとともに、G20サミットを来月に控え、12年以上に及ぶOECDの活動が強化されていることの歓迎すべき結果である、と述べました。

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