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    1. May 11, 2016

      Panama yields to pressure on tax information exchange

      Panama has agreed to exchange tax information automatically with other countries in a breakthrough for the global...

    2. May 10, 2016

      John Lynch, Lynka — more Warsaw than Wharton

      When John Lynch arrived at Krakow airport from New York in 1991, he had nothing to declare but his macaroni. The...

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    1. May 4, 2016

      Australia to implement ‘Google tax’

      Australia will follow the UK in implementing a “diverted profits tax” as part of a wider crackdown on multinational tax...

    2. May 3, 2016

      China crackdown on data sales opens gaps in economic statistics

      A Chinese government crackdown on the sale of data from its sprawling statistics agencies has prompted a marked...

    3. April 29, 2016

      Do not let migration determine Britain’s place in Europe

      Migration might well determine the outcome of the referendum on whether Britain should leave the EU. That is because...

    4. April 28, 2016

      Millennials would bear the cost of Brexit

      The referendum on Britain’s membership of the EU sets the past against the future. If the nation wakes up on June 24 to...

    5. April 27, 2016

      Brexit sparks outbreak of agreement among economists

      There is a long-running joke that if you laid all the world’s economists end to end they would never reach a...

    6. April 27, 2016

      OECD issues damning report on effect of Brexit

      George Osborne, UK chancellor, received another significant economic endorsement for his campaign to remain in the EU...

    7. April 20, 2016

      Mexican tax leaves top-end tequila makers reeling

      Luxury tequila, a smooth sip that can retail for a few hundred dollars a bottle, is driving growth in the world’s...

    8. April 15, 2016

      G20 threatens tax havens over standards

      The world’s leading finance ministers have warned tax havens that if they fail to co-operate with new transparency...

    9. April 14, 2016

      Tax avoidance a global risk, says Lagarde

      Christine Lagarde said on Thursday that “more needs to be done” on international efforts to curtail aggressive tax...

    10. April 14, 2016

      Why the Brexit crowd wants to silence Obama

      Barack Obama is due in London next week. Encouraged by his host David Cameron, the US president is likely to intimate...

    11. April 13, 2016

      HMRC prosecutions unlikely after Panama Papers leak

      The Panama Papers may succeed in embarrassing individuals linked to offshore financial centres, but popular demands for...

    12. April 12, 2016

      Tamper with tax havens at your peril

      Revelations in the Panama Papers have caused concern that so-called tax havens lie at the centre of a web of criminal...

    13. April 12, 2016

      Brussels plans to force multinationals to open up on profits

      The EU has set out proposals to force multinationals to be more open about the profits they make in different...

    14. April 11, 2016

      SocGen chief to testify to French senate on Panama Papers

      The chief executive of Société Générale is to be hauled in front of the French senate on Tuesday to answer questions...

    15. April 6, 2016

      Opec should cheer India’s thirst for crude

      India, Asia’s second-largest economy, has long trailed in the shadow of its faster-growing brethren. First Japan, then...

    16. April 5, 2016

      Panama is only one head of the tax haven Hydra

      Oddly, given that it indicates the staggering reach of tax havens, from Iceland to Pyongyang, the leak of client data...

    17. March 29, 2016

      World watches Britain’s ‘living wage’ experiment

      “I feel as though I have died and gone to heaven,” said Britain’s skills minister in a recent speech, as he prepares to...

    18. March 27, 2016

      The Tiger Mother takes charge of England schools reform

      British politics is besieged by sinister figures from nursery nightmares. The nanny state, with her sugar tax, is on...

    19. March 22, 2016

      Poland risks breaching EU deficit rules, warns OECD

      Poland risks breaching EU fiscal deficit rules in 2017 as the new populist government steps up public spending to pay...

    20. March 21, 2016

      Rise in minimum wage to bypass 1.7m self-employed

      More than 1.7m workers will miss out on next month’s increase in the UK minimum wage because it does not apply to the...

    21. March 16, 2016

      The problem with promises to crack down on tax-dodging banks

      Tax avoidance tends to be seen as a pursuit favoured mainly by global technology companies — the likes of Google or...

    22. March 2, 2016

      In Africa, the numbers game matters

      You might think the job of a statistician is one of the dullest in the world, up there with accounting and chicken...

    23. March 1, 2016

      Echoes of the 1930s must focus finance ministers’ minds

      It is expected these days that a meeting of the Group of 20 leading industrialised nations will be a damp squib. This...

    24. February 28, 2016

      Helicopter money brings a whiff of cordite

      There is a whiff of cordite in the air as worries grow that the world economy and markets might be about to implode....

    25. February 26, 2016

      Britons’ maths-phobia is no laughing matter

      As Britain struggles to work out whether it is better off in or out of the EU, it might pay heed to the devastating...

    26. February 24, 2016

      Poorer countries handed role in tax evasion fight

      Developing countries will be invited by G20 governments to join talks aimed at stopping multinationals dodge taxes in a...

    27. February 23, 2016

      Helicopter drops might not be far away

      The world economy is slowing, both structurally and cyclically. How might policy respond? With desperate...

    28. February 19, 2016

      UK borrowing target on a knife edge

      Even though Britain has recorded its biggest surplus for January since 2008, George Osborne is likely to present next...

    29. February 19, 2016

      Central banks alone cannot conjure growth

      “The central bank is neither God nor a magician who can turn uncertainties into certainties.” So Zhou Xiaochuan,...

    30. February 18, 2016

      OECD calls for urgent action to combat flagging growth

      Governments must act “urgently” and “collectively” to boost spending and combat flagging growth in all the world’s...

    31. February 8, 2016

      Multinational companies face tax avoidance EU crackdown

      Multinational companies would be forced to publish a country-specific breakdown of the profits they make and the taxes...

    32. February 7, 2016

      Dimon and Buffett: the odd couple of corporate governance

      It is one of the oldest battle lines in corporate governance: managerial autonomy versus shareholder rights. The battle...

    33. February 4, 2016

      Ireland may be Europe’s comeback kid, but not thanks to Brussels

      It was music to the ears of Enda Kenny, Ireland’s prime minister, when Angel Gurría, the head of the Paris-based...

    34. February 2, 2016

      Bring our elites closer to the people

      In the opening contests of the 2016 race for the White House, Ted Cruz, a Republican candidate described as a...

    35. January 31, 2016

      Osborne backs push for multinationals tax transparency

      George Osborne is backing an initiative to force multinational companies to open up their tax arrangements to public...

    36. January 31, 2016

      US companies forced to disclose pay gap

      The Obama administration will require companies to disclose what they pay employees by gender, race and ethnicity in a...

    37. January 28, 2016

      Successive restructurings allowed Moody’s to cut tax rate

      Moody’s, the rating agency, cut its tax rate by 9 percentage points over eight years, according to documents seen by...

    38. January 27, 2016

      Alphabet and Apple spell global tax war

      The uproar about Google paying £130m in back taxes and raising the amount it pays in the UK by just £10m a year is...

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