Tax Avoidance Boon or Bane

The recent Times series on tax avoidance has triggered a huge spike in coverage of the tax affairs of the rich and famous.


CISI comment on LIBOR fixing scandal

The CISI is shocked by the participation of Barclays and possibly other banks in the LIBOR fixing scandal which seriously undermines the integrity of the London market.


What’s in Store for the Second Half of 2012 - BlackRock

In 2012’s second half, investors will face “a rocky road” compared with the year’s first few months, with the potential “fiscal cliff” in the U.S. as well as Europe’s ongoing turmoil both posing risk to a still we


A long day in taxes by George Bull

As the summer of sport continues with Wimbledon and the thoughts of hopeful executives turn to corporate hospitality, budget holders might wish to consider the full cost of the swing tags, dining vouchers and ground passes that they hand out. What is the


US, China to drive S'pore growth: UBS

He said that the austerity measures currently in place were insufficient as there had to be a "balance between austerity and growth", and that the focus should be on "fiscal discipline", not austerity alone.