Evading the Question: Tanzania’s Court of Appeal Ruling Reinforces Importance of Tax Advice When Investing in Emerging Markets

    View Authors October 2016
    The Tanzanian Court of Appeal has upheld the April 2016 decision of the Tanzanian Tax Revenue Appeals Tribunal that a UK-listed subsidiary (Acacia Mining PLC (Acacia)) of Canadian gold mining parent (Barrick Gold Corporation) entered into “a sophisticated scheme of tax evasion,” designed to save US$82 million in income tax, plus penalties and interest.