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Snorre Valen (SV - socialist left) presented a suggestion to Parliament concerning a measure against a black economy and tax evasion. Poto: Stortinget (CC BY 2.0) Flickr The litmus test is served. Snorre Valen (SV) asks politicians in Parliament to sign a representative proposal for extended country-by-country reporting. Since the Panama Papers, this is one of the most important measures which is not in place yet. The reason for this is the lack of follow-up by the Ministry of Finance on country-by-country reporting for accounting purposes.  
The consequence is that companies are not required to give information from tax havens, because payments to such places will be less than NOK 800,000, writes Mona Thowsen in the opinion piece. Photo: Kathie M Ceballos CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 Flickr The Ministry of Finance has not followed up on Parliament´s request, so Norwegian companies do not have to submit information from tax havens.​
Thick walls at the Ministry of Finance. Foto: Helge Høifødt  Right before Christmas Eve, on December 22, the Ministry of Finance established changes to the amendment concerning country-by-country reporting (CBCR), without Parliament having dealt with the matter.
The Ministry of Finance. Photo: Christian A. Calmeyer (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) PWYP Norway explains how the protection of tax havens can be repealed by removing a link between two paragraphs.  
Ivan Velasquez, leder i CICIG. Foto: CICIG  How to lead the campaign against corruption when authorities are part of the problem?  
Tsedale Lemma, Editor-in-chief Addis Standard Magazine.  - I live a in a "perpetual twilight zone of taking chances,” Lemma Tsedale,  editor of Addis Standard to BBC
Foto: Craig McKune  The South African journalist Craig McKune will share his experience of investigating illegal financial transactions.​
Foto: Kristine Aghalaryan  Endangered animals are abducted from zoos in Armenia. Few know where they go.
Thick walls at the Ministry of Finance. Photo: Helge Høifødt  Distinct improvements, but the same improvements are obliterated  - in the same consultation paper. 
Knut Falk Qvigstad´s (MDG - Norwegian Green Party) input on the interpellation, points out what information society needs in order to keep their authorities and companies accountable. Screenshot: Parliament´s video archive  Knut Falk Qvigstad (MDG) explains why the weaknesses in OECD´s BEPS-track will allow companies to continue the same practices as they have been doing.

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