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Patent Box Regime in the UK

The Patent Box is a special corporate tax regime in which the patent revenues are taxed differently from other commercial revenues. This was first introduced in Ireland in the early 1970s wherein there was an absolute relief of tax from licenses that were patented in Ireland. 1,317 more words

Patents

Life expectancy and CVD

The OECD and the King’s Fund have published a report asking ‘Is cardiovascular disease slowing improvements in life expectancy?’ The report represents the proceedings of a workshop held in November 2019 to examine the impact of cardiovascular disease to the slowdown in life expectancy improvements seen in many high-income countries. 10 more words

Health Behaviour

Ex-ante impact assessment in the EU

Written by Joseph Dunne and Katharina Eisele,

Joseph Dunne is Director of the European Parliament Liaison Office (EPLO) in Washington D.C. and Katharina Eisele is a Policy Analyst in the Ex-Ante Impact Assessment Unit of the European Parliamentary Research Service (EPRS) in Brussels. 1,479 more words

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Sweden’s Coronavirus Strategy Will Soon Be the World’s | Foreign Affairs

https://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/sweden/2020-05-12/swedens-coronavirus-strategy-will-soon-be-worlds

By Nils Karlson, Charlotta Stern, and Daniel B. Klein

China placed 50 million people under quarantine in Wuhan Province in January. Since then, many liberal democracies have taken aggressive authoritarian measures of their own to fight the novel coronavirus. 491 more words

Coronavirus: Financial planner says pandemic shows importance of saving money

Since the novel coronavirus pandemic and subsequent lockdown began in March, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his cabinet have regularly unveiled new ways to offer financial support to Canadians. 706 more words

Canada

Global OECD welcomes Colombia as its 37th Member

This article is brought to you in association with OECD.

Today Colombia has formally become an OECD Member, the 37th country to do so in the Organisation’s near 60-year history. 325 more words

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