Wed, 27 May, 2020
Tue, 14 Apr, 2020
Last week the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) proposed breaking a taboo in international corporate taxation that countries only have a right to tax activities from companies that have a physical presence on their soil.
Mon, 14 Oct, 2019
Since the United Kingdom’s Department of International Development (DFID) was created 22 years ago, it has lifted millions out of poverty, sent millions of children to school, and saved millions of lives through vaccination programmes and other innovative initiatives.
Fri, 19 Jul, 2019
The visit of US President Donald Trump to Shannon last week may have improved his chances of re-election next year, as he and his sons made the most of the welcome in Doonbeg to flaunt the Irish connection and appeal to the 30 million Irish-Americans back home.
Sun, 09 Jun, 2019
Leaders of the world's top economic powers have reaffirmed their support for free trade but tempered the statement by acknowledging countries could defend their home companies and markets against unfair practices.
Sat, 08 Jul, 2017
UK chancellor of the exchequer George Osborne is bracing for a row with France and other European countries as he resists moves to make the ownership of trusts and foundations fully transparent, according to officials involved in Group of 20 talks in Washington.
Fri, 15 Apr, 2016
Turkish soldiers killed four suspected Islamic State militants today and authorities detained 11 demonstrators a day before leaders of the G20 group of economic powerhouses meet for a summit overshadowed by the slaughter in Paris.
Sat, 14 Nov, 2015
The 500 largest US companies hold more than $2.1trn (€1.87trn) in accumulated profits offshore to avoid US taxes and would collectively owe an estimated $620bn in US taxes if they repatriated the funds, according to a study released yesterday.
Wed, 07 Oct, 2015
China’s central bank cut interest rates and lowered the amount of reserves banks must hold for the second time in two months yesterday, ratcheting up support for a stuttering economy and a plunging stock market that has sent shockwaves around the globe.
Wed, 26 Aug, 2015