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China's policy stimulus may worsen economic distortions: OECD - Reuters

Published: Tue, 16 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

China's policy stimulus may worsen economic distortions: OECD  Reuters

China's stimulus measures will shore up economic growth this year and next but may undermine the country's drive to control debt and worsen structural ...

OECD says Japan's consumption tax rate should be more than doubled - Kyodo News Plus

Published: Mon, 15 Apr 2019 01:18:20 GMT

  1. OECD says Japan's consumption tax rate should be more than doubled  Kyodo News Plus
  2. UPDATE 2-OECD says Japan should rely on sales tax to generate extra...  Reuters
  3. Japan – Further labour reforms needed for shrinking workforce: OECD  Staffing Industry Analysts
  4. OECD Calls for Fundamental Labor Market Reform in Japan  Nippon.com
  5. OECD secretary-general urges Japan to pull trigger on tax hike and pursue structural reforms  The Japan Times
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Here's why millennials have to fight harder than their parents did to stay in the middle class - CNBC

Published: Fri, 12 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Here's why millennials have to fight harder than their parents did to stay in the middle class  CNBC

Only 60% of millennials are considered middle-class, compared with 70% of baby boomers back when they were the same age, according to a new report from ...

OECD Cuts China 2019 GDP Outlook Amid Risks From Debt, Housing - Bloomberg

Published: Tue, 16 Apr 2019 06:00:00 GMT

OECD Cuts China 2019 GDP Outlook Amid Risks From Debt, Housing  Bloomberg

China's growth will likely slow to 6.2 percent this year and 6 percent in 2020, as more of the economy shifts toward consumption and services, according to a ...

Middle class shrinking as incomes stagnate, costs rise: OECD - Reuters

Published: Wed, 10 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Middle class shrinking as incomes stagnate, costs rise: OECD  Reuters

The middle class is shrinking in developed economies as increases in workers' wages have failed to keep up with the rising cost of housing, education and ...

RPT-Italy's budget deficit and debt to rise in 2019, 2020, OECD says - Reuters

Published: Mon, 01 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

RPT-Italy's budget deficit and debt to rise in 2019, 2020, OECD says  Reuters

Italy's finances will deteriorate this year and next, with debt and the budget deficit both rising because of recession and higher public spending, the Organisation ...

World – OECD employment rate up 0.6% in Q4 - Staffing Industry Analysts

Published: Wed, 17 Apr 2019 11:49:18 GMT

World – OECD employment rate up 0.6% in Q4  Staffing Industry Analysts

The employment rate for OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) countries, increased by 0.6% in the fourth quarter of 2018 when ...

OECD tells France to keep up the pace of reforms - Reuters

Published: Tue, 09 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

OECD tells France to keep up the pace of reforms  Reuters

PARIS (Reuters) - France must keep its economic reforms on course despite resistance from “yellow vest” protesters and slower economic growth, the ...

Preliminary 2018 OECD Data Show Drop In Development Assistance, Worrying Organization's SG, Aid Advocates - Kaiser Family Foundation

Published: Fri, 12 Apr 2019 15:50:50 GMT

Preliminary 2018 OECD Data Show Drop In Development Assistance, Worrying Organization's SG, Aid Advocates  Kaiser Family Foundation

Devex: New aid figures reveal 'incredible lack of ambition' from donors “Development assistance fell 2.7% last year, largely due to countries spending less on ...

OECD Says 14% of Jobs Will Disappear in Next 10 Years - Bloomberg

Published: Fri, 05 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

OECD Says 14% of Jobs Will Disappear in Next 10 Years  Bloomberg

Laurence Boone, chief economist at the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, discusses the outlook for the global economy, trade and ...

Capital Cost Recovery across the OECD, 2019 | Capital Recovery - Tax Foundation

Published: Tue, 02 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Capital Cost Recovery across the OECD, 2019 | Capital Recovery  Tax Foundation

A capital allowance is the percentage of total investment that a business can recover through the tax code via depreciation. Estonia and Latvia have the best ...

Argentina inflation rate will slow to about 34 percent this year: OECD - Reuters

Published: Wed, 27 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Argentina inflation rate will slow to about 34 percent this year: OECD  Reuters

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) estimates that Argentina's inflation rate will slow to about 34 ...

The ACTU's Sally McManus said Australia has the highest rate of temporary work in the OECD. Is she correct? - ABC News

Published: Tue, 16 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

The ACTU's Sally McManus said Australia has the highest rate of temporary work in the OECD. Is she correct?  ABC News

Union boss Sally McManus said Australia has some of the highest rates of temporary and insecure work, but experts told RMIT ABC Fact Check that measuring ...

Global aid spending drops as refugee flows decrease - OECD - Thomson Reuters Foundation

Published: Wed, 10 Apr 2019 13:00:00 GMT

Global aid spending drops as refugee flows decrease - OECD  Thomson Reuters Foundation

Major donors spent $149.3 billion on aid in 2018, a decrease of 2.7 percent compared to the year before.

Report Published Following UK's Anti-Bribery Convention by OECD - The National Law Review

Published: Fri, 29 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Report Published Following UK's Anti-Bribery Convention by OECD  The National Law Review

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development's OECD has published a follow-up report, which details the information discussed at the UK's ...

OECD Nations Rely More On Consumption Taxes, Study Says - Law360

Published: Wed, 24 Apr 2019 22:39:00 GMT

OECD Nations Rely More On Consumption Taxes, Study Says  Law360

Countries in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development raised on average nearly one-third of their tax revenue through consumption taxes in ...

OECD: Economy on strong growth path - Chinadaily USA

Published: Tue, 16 Apr 2019 23:38:00 GMT

OECD: Economy on strong growth path  Chinadaily USA

The Chinese economy "remains strong" as consumption and the services sector continues to drive growth, said a report released by the Organization for ...

OECD praises 'blueprint' Data61 - https://www.innovationaus.com/

Published: Thu, 11 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

OECD praises 'blueprint' Data61  https://www.innovationaus.com/

In a new study released by the OECD, CSIRO's Data61 has been recognised as a "global blueprint" for digital and open innovation. The report on opportunities ...

OECD official: China should continue structural reform - CGTN

Published: Wed, 17 Apr 2019 07:55:38 GMT

OECD official: China should continue structural reform  CGTN

The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) released its 2019 Economic Survey of China Tuesday, cutting its forecast for the global ...

Reforms in a few countries drive a decline in average OECD labour taxes - The European Sting

Published: Fri, 12 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Reforms in a few countries drive a decline in average OECD labour taxes  The European Sting

This article is brought to you in association with OECD. Income tax and social security contributions declined slightly for the average worker across the OECD in ...

China needs deeper structural reforms: OECD, Government & Economy - The Business Times

Published: Tue, 16 Apr 2019 21:50:00 GMT

China needs deeper structural reforms: OECD, Government & Economy  The Business Times

THE BUSINESS TIMES Government & Economy - CHINA'S current fiscal policies to support the slowing economy have been effective in avoiding a sharp drop ...

EC and OECD voice concern, Conte decree - English - Agenzia ANSA

Published: Tue, 02 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

EC and OECD voice concern, Conte decree - English  Agenzia ANSA

(ANSA) - Rome, April 2 - The European Commission and the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development both voiced concern over the Italian ...

OECD says Japan needs to double consumption tax - NHK WORLD

Published: Tue, 16 Apr 2019 11:00:19 GMT

OECD says Japan needs to double consumption tax  NHK WORLD

The OECD says Japan needs to raise its consumption tax to as much as 26 percent to restore fiscal health.

Paying too much tax? OECD says no. - National Union of Public and General Employees

Published: Fri, 12 Apr 2019 21:14:07 GMT

Paying too much tax? OECD says no.  National Union of Public and General Employees

"The revenue from our taxes goes to paying for the quality public services and programs that, as individuals, most people could never afford on their own.

Planned steel plants will add to supply glut - OECD - Reuters

Published: Wed, 27 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Planned steel plants will add to supply glut - OECD  Reuters

The global steel industry could face a new supply glut if certain countries, which already contribute to overcapacity in the sector, bring on new steelmaking plants ...

OECD mixes praise for Sweden with call for reform - Public Finance International

Published: Tue, 02 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

OECD mixes praise for Sweden with call for reform  Public Finance International

Sweden's economy is booming thanks to a unique blend of inclusiveness, but reforms could further boost competitiveness and social cohesion.

OECD Digital Tax Fix Must Capture Value of Data, Le Maire Says - Bloomberg Tax

Published: Fri, 12 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

OECD Digital Tax Fix Must Capture Value of Data, Le Maire Says  Bloomberg Tax

France will only replace its national digital tax with an OECD solution if the global version also taxes the profits companies make from data, the finance minister ...

NZ workers pay second lowest tax in OECD - Newsroom

Published: Tue, 16 Apr 2019 17:26:15 GMT

NZ workers pay second lowest tax in OECD  Newsroom

New Zealand income earners pay a smaller share of their income on average than all but one other OECD country. In fact, if you include transfers like Working ...

OECD lowers Swedish growth forecast, citing skills shortage - The Local Sweden

Published: Fri, 29 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

OECD lowers Swedish growth forecast, citing skills shortage  The Local Sweden

The Swedish economy is booming, but needs to focus on inclusiveness and well-being in the labour market and society more generally to secure its future ...

Canadians' tax burden is among the lowest in OECD, report says - The Globe and Mail

Published: Thu, 11 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Canadians' tax burden is among the lowest in OECD, report says  The Globe and Mail

Canadians may think they are highly taxed, but they face a lighter burden than people in most other wealthy countries on key measures and remain roughly on ...

Addressing the Tax Challenges of the Digitalization of the Economy - OECD Publishes Consultation Document - Lexology

Published: Sun, 14 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Addressing the Tax Challenges of the Digitalization of the Economy - OECD Publishes Consultation Document  Lexology

The OECD's Inclusive Framework on BEPS (IF) issued a Public Consultation Document (ConDoc) February 13 describing several proposals for long-term ...

Cost of labour: 2018 tax wedge decrease in Estonia biggest in OECD - ERR News

Published: Sun, 14 Apr 2019 11:21:00 GMT

Cost of labour: 2018 tax wedge decrease in Estonia biggest in OECD  ERR News

The share of taxes in labour costs in Estonia decreased by 2.54 percentage points in 2018. This the biggest decline reported by any member of the Organisation ...

After China, the US will ratchet up trade tensions with the EU, OECD chief economist warns - CNBC

Published: Fri, 05 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

After China, the US will ratchet up trade tensions with the EU, OECD chief economist warns  CNBC

Once the U.S. and China have reached a trade deal, the world's largest economy will amplify tensions with the EU, according to the chief economist of the ...

Irish 'most likely' to pay higher taxes for better healthcare - OECD - Newstalk 106-108 fm

Published: Wed, 27 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Irish 'most likely' to pay higher taxes for better healthcare - OECD  Newstalk 106-108 fm

A new OECD report has found Irish people are the most likely to say they would pay more in taxes for better healthcare. That was just one of the findings of the ...

OECD Steel Committee concerned about excess capacity in steel sector - The European Sting

Published: Thu, 28 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

OECD Steel Committee concerned about excess capacity in steel sector  The European Sting

This article is brought to you in association with OECD. Low growth prospects for the global economy, slowing demand for steel and virtually unchanged ...

OECD and ICN struggle to harmonise competition enforcement, says ex-FTC boss - Global Competition Review

Published: Wed, 27 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

OECD and ICN struggle to harmonise competition enforcement, says ex-FTC boss  Global Competition Review

International competition policy and advocacy organisations do not provide a “plausible framework” for reducing the costs of antitrust compliance or for beefing ...

OECD forum offers frank assessment of garment sector | Editor's Pick - Ecotextile News

Published: Thu, 11 Apr 2019 15:40:01 GMT

OECD forum offers frank assessment of garment sector | Editor's Pick  Ecotextile News

The fifth annual OECD forum on responsible supply chains in Paris offered up a frank assessment of the garment and footwear sectors. Key advances and ...

Italy's Economic Crisis And The OECD Warnings – Analysis - Eurasia Review

Published: Mon, 08 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Italy's Economic Crisis And The OECD Warnings – Analysis  Eurasia Review

By Giancarlo Elia Valori*. At the Columbia University in New York I have recently met many young, skilful and well-trained Italians, who are very worried about ...

Quality of life in Jersey has dropped, OECD index shows - Jersey Evening Post

Published: Sat, 13 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Quality of life in Jersey has dropped, OECD index shows  Jersey Evening Post

ISLANDERS' quality of life has taken a tumble over the past six years according to an OECD ranking which looks at wellbeing markers including health, work-life ...

Platforms to OECD participants: Please don't pick on us - International Tax Review

Published: Thu, 04 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Platforms to OECD participants: Please don't pick on us  International Tax Review

In responses to the OECD's digital taxation consultation, online platform providers including Uber and Spotify expressed fear of being singled out and subjected ...

OECD releases report confirming non-trial resolutions represent the main mechanism used to combat transnational corruption issues - Lexology

Published: Wed, 27 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

OECD releases report confirming non-trial resolutions represent the main mechanism used to combat transnational corruption issues  Lexology

The seventh annual Global Anti-Corruption and Integrity Forum of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) was held in Paris…

OECD Should Seek Agreement Before Moving Ahead on Tax Abuse Plan - Bloomberg Tax

Published: Mon, 15 Apr 2019 22:59:43 GMT

OECD Should Seek Agreement Before Moving Ahead on Tax Abuse Plan  Bloomberg Tax

The OECD should wait for more international consensus before taking further action on parts of its plan to stop base erosion and profit shifting, as countries ...

Most Americans Want More Government Help in Their Lives—Just a Small Percentage Want Less - Newsweek

Published: Wed, 27 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Most Americans Want More Government Help in Their Lives—Just a Small Percentage Want Less  Newsweek

A majority of Americans want more government help to keep them financially secure, according to data highlighted in a new report by the Organization for ...

OECD invites public comments on draft report on tax morale - Accountancy Daily

Published: Wed, 10 Apr 2019 12:33:45 GMT

OECD invites public comments on draft report on tax morale  Accountancy Daily

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) is seeking public comments on its forthcoming publication What's driving tax morale?

Call Government for OECD/WHO/EU standards for traffic noise - Scoop.co.nz

Published: Fri, 19 Apr 2019 06:31:00 GMT

Call Government for OECD/WHO/EU standards for traffic noise  Scoop.co.nz

CEAC/ residents seek health/wellbeing protection by adopting OECD/WHO/EU urban traffic noise standards. Confirmation from several reports both from ...

Update on implementation of the Multilateral Instrument in Canada - Lexology

Published: Wed, 24 Apr 2019 10:26:20 GMT

Update on implementation of the Multilateral Instrument in Canada  Lexology

Canada signed the Multilateral Convention to Implement Tax Treaty Related Measures to Prevent Base Erosion and Profit Shifting [PDF] ― also known as…

INSIGHT: Slicing the Shadow: OECD Consultation Highlights Profit Allocation Difficulties - Bloomberg Tax

Published: Wed, 27 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

INSIGHT: Slicing the Shadow: OECD Consultation Highlights Profit Allocation Difficulties  Bloomberg Tax

Jeff VanderWolk of Squire Patton Boggs queries whether the OECD needs to revise profit allocation rules to address digitalization.

OECD Global Minimum Tax Plan Faces Design Challenges - Bloomberg Tax

Published: Mon, 01 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

OECD Global Minimum Tax Plan Faces Design Challenges  Bloomberg Tax

The OECD needs to solve some important design challenges in its work to create a global minimum tax plan, including when the tax would kick in and how it ...

Long-term unemployed need more help says OECD - Eng.Lsm.lv

Published: Wed, 17 Apr 2019 06:40:58 GMT

Long-term unemployed need more help says OECD  Eng.Lsm.lv

Existing employment promotion programs in Latvia need to be improved, with a special emphasis on returning the long-term unemployed to the labor market ...

OECD - Portugal's pension system needs to prepare for rapid population ageing - The Portugal News

Published: Thu, 28 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

OECD - Portugal's pension system needs to prepare for rapid population ageing  The Portugal News

Portugal needs to reform its pensions system to address the challenges of a fast-shrinking workforce and high levels of old-age inequality, according to a new ...

US Lawmakers Pledge Support for OECD Digital Tax Work - Bloomberg Tax

Published: Wed, 10 Apr 2019 19:18:55 GMT

US Lawmakers Pledge Support for OECD Digital Tax Work  Bloomberg Tax

The leaders of the Senate Finance and House Ways and Means committees voiced their support for a global solution to taxing businesses in the modern ...

Latin America, Caribbean Tax Revenue Rebounds, OECD Reports - Law360

Published: Mon, 25 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Latin America, Caribbean Tax Revenue Rebounds, OECD Reports  Law360

The average ratio of tax to economic output throughout Latin America and the Caribbean rose to 22.8 percent in 2017, up 0.2 percentage point from the previous ...

Netherlands deposits MLI ratification instrument with OECD after opting out of PE rule–MNE Tax - MNE Tax

Published: Mon, 01 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Netherlands deposits MLI ratification instrument with OECD after opting out of PE rule–MNE Tax  MNE Tax

Jian-Cheng Ku and Rhys Bane of DLA Piper Nederland N.V. note that the Netherlands on March 29 deposited its instrument of ratification of the BEPS MLI with ...

South Korea's income distribution still among bottom in OECD - The Hankyoreh

Published: Sun, 14 Apr 2019 10:23:00 GMT

South Korea's income distribution still among bottom in OECD  The Hankyoreh

Statistics Korea introduces new distribution indicators such as P90/P10 ratio.

Separating climate finance and ODA - devpolicy.org

Published: Tue, 23 Apr 2019 20:03:18 GMT

Separating climate finance and ODA  devpolicy.org

Fiona Ryan argues for excluding climate finance from the definition of official development assistance (ODA).

Double tax avoidance pact based on OECD model, says Mauritius - BusinessLine

Published: Tue, 09 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Double tax avoidance pact based on OECD model, says Mauritius  BusinessLine

The Economic Development Board of Mauritius has stressed that the country is compliant with all OECD norms and its model double tax avoidance pact is ...

Polarisation of labour market is 'frightening', says OECD's head of employment and skills unit - Newcastle Herald

Published: Tue, 09 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Polarisation of labour market is 'frightening', says OECD's head of employment and skills unit  Newcastle Herald

A POLARISATION of the labour market that has seen growth in high- and low-skilled jobs but less opportunity for the "middle class" is a worrying global trend, ...

Netherlands Ratifies OECD's Super Tax Treaty - Bloomberg Tax

Published: Fri, 29 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Netherlands Ratifies OECD's Super Tax Treaty  Bloomberg Tax

The Netherlands officially ratified the OECD's multilateral “super tax treaty” designed to implement measures to prevent base erosion and profit-shifting in ...

Disclosing Multinationals' Tax Data Becoming Norm - Law360

Published: Tue, 23 Apr 2019 22:18:00 GMT

Disclosing Multinationals' Tax Data Becoming Norm  Law360

Making public the information about tax activities that multinational corporations disclose to their national governments is moving toward becoming a global ...

Canada slowly increases corporate transparency as part of anti-corruption push - The Globe and Mail

Published: Sun, 21 Apr 2019 17:41:45 GMT

Canada slowly increases corporate transparency as part of anti-corruption push  The Globe and Mail

Canada, criticized in the past by the OECD and others as a laggard on anti-corruption policies, has taken steps in recent years to catch up to its more advanced ...

OECD Recommends Using Info Sharing to Collect Gig Economy Taxes - Bloomberg Tax

Published: Thu, 28 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

OECD Recommends Using Info Sharing to Collect Gig Economy Taxes  Bloomberg Tax

Governments trying to collect taxes from gig-economy companies and sharing platforms should consider requiring information reporting and entering multilateral ...

OECD calls on Argentina to deepen 'ambitious economic reforms' - Buenos Aires Times

Published: Thu, 28 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

OECD calls on Argentina to deepen 'ambitious economic reforms'  Buenos Aires Times

The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has called on Argentina to deepen its economic and structural reforms, warning ...

These countries have the most expensive childcare - World Economic Forum

Published: Tue, 23 Apr 2019 14:10:08 GMT

These countries have the most expensive childcare  World Economic Forum

The availability of affordable childcare varies considerably depending on where you live.

OECD says it may be premature for BOJ to focus on details of exit strategy (YA THINK???) - ForexLive

Published: Mon, 15 Apr 2019 01:07:32 GMT

OECD says it may be premature for BOJ to focus on details of exit strategy (YA THINK???)  ForexLive

Essential to maintain JGB market liquidity; BOJ's ETF purchases may lead to over-valuation of some stocks; BOJ's ETF purchases are eroding market discipline ...

The Worldwide Market for Guidewires, 2019: A $2.9 Billion Opportunity by 2025 - Neurovascular Guidewires Expected to Expand at a Rapid CAGR of 10.2% Over the Forecast Period - GlobeNewswire

Published: Wed, 24 Apr 2019 10:13:00 GMT

The Worldwide Market for Guidewires, 2019: A $2.9 Billion Opportunity by 2025 - Neurovascular Guidewires Expected to Expand at a Rapid CAGR of 10.2% Over the Forecast Period  GlobeNewswire

Dublin, April 24, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Guidewires Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report By Product (Coronary, Peripheral, Urology, ...

What next as Ireland’s tax deal for investors runs out of road? - The Irish Times

Published: Sat, 20 Apr 2019 03:02:40 GMT

What next as Ireland’s tax deal for investors runs out of road?  The Irish Times

Web Summit founder Paddy Cosgrave has been out making the case that the Irish tax system is offering a sweet deal to foreign investors, highlighting in ...

Reports2 days ago Peru should help more young vulnerable people into work - Modern Diplomacy

Published: Mon, 22 Apr 2019 04:02:12 GMT

Reports2 days ago Peru should help more young vulnerable people into work  Modern Diplomacy

Peru's remarkable economic growth since the 2000s and policies targeting the most vulnerable young people have helped boost the youth employment rate.

UK tax underpaid by US-based multinationals up 35% from last year - Out-Law.com

Published: Wed, 24 Apr 2019 11:07:40 GMT

UK tax underpaid by US-based multinationals up 35% from last year  Out-Law.com

The figures show that HMRC was investigating £27.8bn of tax possibly underpaid by large corporates in 2018, up 14% from the £24.8bn believed to be ...

London Metal Exchange to ban brands not responsibly sourced by 2022 - Reuters

Published: Tue, 23 Apr 2019 07:46:00 GMT

London Metal Exchange to ban brands not responsibly sourced by 2022  Reuters

The London Metal Exchange (LME) on Tuesday launched an initiative that could see it ban or delist brands that are not responsibly sourced by 2022.

Apartheid's banks no closer to facing justice - Daily Maverick

Published: Tue, 23 Apr 2019 22:47:38 GMT

Apartheid's banks no closer to facing justice  Daily Maverick

Without the help of European banks, the apartheid government would not have been able to buy arms and continue its campaign of violence and oppression.

LME to shake up rules on responsibly sourced metals - Financial Times

Published: Mon, 22 Apr 2019 23:01:00 GMT

LME to shake up rules on responsibly sourced metals  Financial Times

The London Metal Exchange will only allow responsibly sourced metals to be traded from 2022, as rising demand from consumers and investors for sustainable ...

Support the Digital Equity Act of 2019 | CLASP - The Center for Law and Social Policy

Published: Tue, 23 Apr 2019 19:31:16 GMT

Support the Digital Equity Act of 2019 | CLASP  The Center for Law and Social Policy

By Judy Mortrude. The Digital Equity Act of 2019 introduced by Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) would create a new way of tackling the digital divide our country's ...

Get set for higher taxes as Hammond warns on cost of ageing population - Telegraph.co.uk

Published: Wed, 24 Apr 2019 14:33:00 GMT

Get set for higher taxes as Hammond warns on cost of ageing population  Telegraph.co.uk

Taxes will keep rising for years to come to cover the cost of caring for Britain's ageing population, Philip Hammond has warned.

[Editorial] Burdensome inheritance - The Korea Herald

Published: Wed, 24 Apr 2019 03:46:19 GMT

[Editorial] Burdensome inheritance  The Korea Herald

According to a recent report from the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy and the Federation of Middle Market Enterprise of Korea, 84.4 percent of ...

OECD Cuts Global Outlook Again and Warns Worse May Be Ahead - Bloomberg

Published: Wed, 06 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT

OECD Cuts Global Outlook Again and Warns Worse May Be Ahead  Bloomberg

The global economy is suffering more than expected from trade tensions and political uncertainty which are clouding prospects particularly in Europe, according ...

OECD says trade tensions are leading to a slowdown in global growth - NBCNews.com

Published: Wed, 21 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

OECD says trade tensions are leading to a slowdown in global growth  NBCNews.com

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development forecast that global growth would slow from 3.7 percent this year to 3.5 percent in 2019 and 2020.

CIBJO gives ‘comprehensive plan’ to promote responsible sourcing - Jewellery Focus

Published: Wed, 24 Apr 2019 14:07:38 GMT

CIBJO gives ‘comprehensive plan’ to promote responsible sourcing  Jewellery Focus

The World Jewellery Confederation (CIBJO) president, Gaetano Cavalieri, has outlined a “comprehensive” plan for promoting responsible sourcing practices ...

RJC launches new Code of Practices following in-depth review - Professional Jeweller

Published: Wed, 24 Apr 2019 10:43:00 GMT

RJC launches new Code of Practices following in-depth review  Professional Jeweller

The Responsible Jewellery Council (RJC) has launched its new Code of Practices following an in-depth review of its former standards. The organisation's Code ...

Rising Expenses and Stagnant Incomes Squeezes Middle Class Everywhere - The Real News Network

Published: Wed, 24 Apr 2019 11:05:56 GMT

Rising Expenses and Stagnant Incomes Squeezes Middle Class Everywhere  The Real News Network

A new study by the OECD shows that particularly millennials and the US middle class is being squeezed by expenses that rise faster than their incomes, but the ...

In the blogs: Two out of three ain't bad - Accounting Today

Published: Wed, 24 Apr 2019 01:24:45 GMT

In the blogs: Two out of three ain't bad  Accounting Today

Another one in the books; bias in the TCJA; talking basis; and other highlights from our favorite tax bloggers.

Netanyahu Rival Eyes Gas Fund to Improve OECD's Worst Traffic - Bloomberg

Published: Wed, 03 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Netanyahu Rival Eyes Gas Fund to Improve OECD's Worst Traffic  Bloomberg

Israel's Blue & White bloc, the main challenger to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in April 9 elections, wants to use the country's natural gas riches to ...

Sources of Government Revenue in the OECD - Tax Foundation

Published: Sat, 16 Mar 2019 01:52:07 GMT

Sources of Government Revenue in the OECD  Tax Foundation

Key Findings. In 2015, OECD countries relied heavily on consumption taxes, such as the value-added tax, and social insurance taxes, such as the payroll tax.

New rules for companies incorporated under offshore regime - International Law Office

Published: Wed, 24 Apr 2019 13:08:21 GMT

New rules for companies incorporated under offshore regime  International Law Office

Since 1 November 1999, hundreds of companies have been incorporated under Macau's offshore regime. However, following the Legislative Assembly's recent ...

Your View by Lehigh professor: ‘Medicare for All’ would stop medical progress in its tracks - Allentown Morning Call

Published: Tue, 23 Apr 2019 12:05:04 GMT

Your View by Lehigh professor: ‘Medicare for All’ would stop medical progress in its tracks  Allentown Morning Call

Op-ed: Want to drop a neutron bomb on the American health care system? Looking to stop medical progress in its tracks? Pass “Medicare for All.”

EU report proposes screening criteria for POPs to capture mobility - Chemical Watch

Published: Wed, 24 Apr 2019 17:17:56 GMT

EU report proposes screening criteria for POPs to capture mobility  Chemical Watch

A report commissioned by the EU has proposed new screening criteria to identify potential persistent organic pollutants (POPs) on the basis of their mobility in ...

Lack of Digital Tax Consensus Courts Chaos, OECD Warns - Bloomberg Tax

Published: Thu, 04 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Lack of Digital Tax Consensus Courts Chaos, OECD Warns  Bloomberg Tax

The OECD has warned that failure to reach a global agreement on how to tax the digital economy could lead to “international tax chaos.”

People want higher taxes on rich, better welfare: 21-country OECD survey - Reuters

Published: Tue, 19 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

People want higher taxes on rich, better welfare: 21-country OECD survey  Reuters

PARIS (Reuters) - A strong majority of people in wealthy countries want to tax the rich more and there is broad support for building up the welfare state in most ...

Australia establishes agreement with Taiwan o... - Taiwan News

Published: Mon, 22 Apr 2019 08:04:00 GMT

Australia establishes agreement with Taiwan o...  Taiwan News

Taiwan implemented 'Common Reporting Standards' in 2019, now recognized by Japan and Australia.On April 22, the Ministry of Finance (MOF) announced ...

Will Countries Ever Agree on a Digital Tax? The OECD Hopes So - Fortune

Published: Wed, 30 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Will Countries Ever Agree on a Digital Tax? The OECD Hopes So  Fortune

The richest countries in the world are testing out new strategies for a global digital tax.

OECD troubled by allegations Canada meddled in SNC-Lavalin case - Reuters

Published: Mon, 11 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

OECD troubled by allegations Canada meddled in SNC-Lavalin case  Reuters

A major intergovernmental economic group expressed its concern on Monday over allegations the Canadian government tried to interfere in a criminal case ...

Switzerland ranked as best country for women's rights: OECD - Reuters

Published: Fri, 08 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Switzerland ranked as best country for women's rights: OECD  Reuters

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Switzerland, which promotes equality at home and in the workplace, has been ranked the best country for women's ...

After Nedbank agrees to write off poor people’s bond debts, Gauteng wants more - Citizen

Published: Wed, 24 Apr 2019 04:20:00 GMT

After Nedbank agrees to write off poor people’s bond debts, Gauteng wants more  Citizen

Rising housing prices have made it harder for young people to make it into the middle class, an OECD report found. Picture: GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA ...

Appeal to Trump could clinch Brazil OECD membership: ministry - Reuters

Published: Wed, 05 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Appeal to Trump could clinch Brazil OECD membership: ministry  Reuters

BRASILIA (Reuters) - An appeal to U.S. President Donald Trump by President-elect Jair Bolsonaro to lift Washington's opposition could allow Brazil's entry to the ...

OECD working on plans for minimum corporate tax - Reuters

Published: Tue, 29 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

OECD working on plans for minimum corporate tax  Reuters

PARIS (Reuters) - The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development is working on plans for a minimum corporate tax rate as part of a global ...

7 Oil & Gas Problems That Mexico Must Solve - Forbes

Published: Sun, 21 Apr 2019 23:24:00 GMT

7 Oil & Gas Problems That Mexico Must Solve  Forbes

Mexico has a myriad of oil and gas problems that must be solved. Let me touch on a few of them.

Switzerland ranked as best country for women's rights, according to the OECD - World Economic Forum

Published: Wed, 13 Mar 2019 12:51:58 GMT

Switzerland ranked as best country for women's rights, according to the OECD  World Economic Forum

Switzerland, which promotes equality at home and in the workplace, has been ranked the best country for women's rights, the Organisation for Economic ...

Volkswagen joins blockchain for cobalt supply - www.electrive.com

Published: Tue, 23 Apr 2019 19:07:30 GMT

Volkswagen joins blockchain for cobalt supply  www.electrive.com

Volkswagen has joined an industry initiative for responsible purchasing of strategic minerals, especially cobalt. Blockchain technology is to help to improve ...

De Beers expands pilot scheme in Sierra Leone to sell ethically sourced diamonds - MINING.com

Published: Wed, 24 Apr 2019 14:00:52 GMT

De Beers expands pilot scheme in Sierra Leone to sell ethically sourced diamonds  MINING.com

Anglo American's De Beers is stepping up efforts to remove so-called “conflict” diamonds from the market by expanding a pilot program in Sierra Leone, which is ...

Nations must boost adult training in face of automation: OECD - Phys.Org

Published: Wed, 13 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Nations must boost adult training in face of automation: OECD  Phys.Org

Developed countries need to "urgently" boost adult training and education programmes to deal with future mass job upheaval brought on by automation, the ...

Government tax takes at record high with France in top spot: OECD - Reuters

Published: Wed, 05 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Government tax takes at record high with France in top spot: OECD  Reuters

PARIS (Reuters) - France overtook Denmark as the most taxed country in 2017 as government tax revenues in developed countries hit a record high, the OECD ...

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