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Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development: Proposed Strategies to Address Global Fiscal/Economic Crisis

(Mar. 4, 2009) The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), a 30-member body founded in 1961 that “brings together the governments of countries committed to democracy and the market economy from around the world,” recently published a booklet entitled OECD STRATEGIC RESPONSE TO THE FINANCIAL AND ECONOMIC CRISIS: CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE GLOBAL EFFORT [OECD […]

Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development: Tax Havens Targeted

(Nov. 6, 2008) On October 21, 2008, at a conference to combat international tax evasion and avoidance, representatives of 17 leading economies that are Member States of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) made a recommendation to the OECD that it compile a new blacklist targeting uncooperative tax jurisdictions. The current list targets […]

Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development: Report on Identity Theft

(July 2, 2008) In a report made public on June 13, 2008, the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) urged its 30 Member States to make identity theft a stand-alone crime and to adopt laws on notification of national data breaches as a means of better combating identity theft. While some of the Member […]