Britain turned up the pressure on other rich economies to clamp down on secretive money flows at a summit next week by pressing its overseas tax havens into a transparency deal and announcing new disclosure rules for British firms.
French tax authorities will be allowed to request information on suspected French tax dodgers with accounts in Switzerland without having to provide the name of the bank, Swiss television reported.
The terms of the bilateral tax deal, due
World leaders agreed a trillion-dollar deal and other important steps on Thursday to combat the deepest economic downturn since the Great Depression. 'A new world order is emerging,' said British Prime Minister Gordon Brown after the G20 s