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OECD to host Paris meeting over Panama Papers disclosures

Published 08/04/2016

Anti-fraud activists chant slogans while blocking entrances at Societe Generale's Paris headquarters as part of a protest accusing the French bank of ties to the so-called Panama Papers (AP)
Anti-fraud activists chant slogans while blocking entrances at Societe Generale's Paris headquarters as part of a protest accusing the French bank of ties to the so-called Panama Papers (AP)

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development is convening a meeting of tax officials from around the world in Paris on April 13 to figure out what to do about the Panama Papers disclosures.

The OECD, which represents 34 high and middle-income countries, said in a statement the officials will "explore possibilities of co-operation and information-sharing, identify tax compliance risks and agree collaborative action".

The organisation has already formed a network of tax officials from around the world who have pledged to work with each other to crack down on tax evasion.

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