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The US government actually stood up to a would-be corporate tax dodger

This summer, Richard Gonzalez, the CEO of US pharmaceutical maker AbbVie, said of his company’s plan to merge with UK-based Shire: “We wouldn’t be doing it just for the tax impact.” 350 more words

Announcement: a roommate

I have a roommate.

There. I have said it publicly.

Oh, Tricia visits the Shire from time to time, not enough. Eric has been here. Friends stay with me. 180 more words


AbbVie, Shire, and International Tax Reform

In a turn of events, AbbVie announced it would now advise shareholders to vote against the $54 billion takeover of Shire because of new regulation being enforced on tax inversions. 320 more words

Equine Visitors at Copped Hall

These fantastic Shire Horses were HUGE, towering over everyone, and always on the look out for treats.

Images Copyright Dale Rockell Photography


Ode to the Double Irish

We just talked about AbbVie and Shire’s share-price going down the cliff after the announcement that next Monday AbbVie board will take a decision on whether or not to move forward with the acquisition. 262 more words


Clyde 1-2 Shire

14th September 2013, SPFL League 2, Broadwood Stadium

Shire christened their new third kit in support of Parkinson’s UK, with a 2-1 victory over Clyde to continue the 100% away record. 771 more words

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Shire 1-4 Peterhead

31st August 2013, SPFL League 2, Ochilview Park

Shire were given a harsh reality check after a poor second half defensive display saw Peterhead win 4-1. 760 more words

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