Let’s talk about tax (havens).
After eight days on a yoga course the role of balance in postures and in life was a recurring theme. And upon finishing the course this was brought home to me quite starkly. 961 more words
* This is my article in BusinessWorld last November 23, 2016.
Until the 1980s, when people talk about multinational enterprises (MNEs) — also known as multinational companies (MNCs) or transnational corporations (TNCs) — they refer mostly to multinationals from the US, Canada, Europe, and Japan. 555 more words
Each week, new waves of populist rhetoric pushing against globalization spew from each corner of the globe. Voters, angry with the inequitable distribution of wealth and prosperity wrought by globalized trade, rail against international trade agreements and large corporate interests in the Western world. 557 more words
The truth be told, I believe that the view of the Federation of Wallonia-Brussels to be correct. These trade deals CETA and TTIP would give too much power to the multinationals, who would be governing all the EU and not the EU, but also the sovereign governments of each country.
A continuing lack of transparency in the UK’s overseas territories and crown dependencies will significantly hinder efforts to curb global corruption, and more must be done to ensure that developing countries’ voices are heard on international tax reform, according to a cross-party committee of members of Parliament. 96 more words