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Beggar Thy Neighour
Toby Birch, Managing Director, Oppenheim & Co.; gives an insightful analysis into the Financial Crisis, looks at the solutions that have or can be used and their consequences.
Thou shalt not vs thou shalt: the positive influence of Shariah Finance
Stewart Place, Marketing Director, Argyll Investment Services discusses the ideology and the affect of Shariah Finance on society
Ready for Retail?
Toby Birch, Managing director, Oppenheim & Co. Limited, Guernsey; gives an insght into Islamic Banking
Dave Hartnett: JITSIC six years on
Dave Hartnett, Permanent Secretary for Tax, HM Revenue and Customs, takes BusinessIFC readers behind, "the closed doors" of the Joint International Tax Shelter Information Centre (JITSIC) and outlines the organisation's work and expanding plans for the future.
STEP: OECD push for more TIEAs may increase risk of tax data abuse
An OECD effort to dramatically expand the number of countries exchanging tax data, in the interests of greater transparency, could increase the risk of detailed personal detailed personal details being improperly used, a STEP policy briefing says.
World Bank Report July 2010
The world bank has published its latest report stating that " The EU10 region has returned to growth in 2010 for the first time since the start of the global financial crisis in late 2008. But volatile financial markets, fiscal pressures, and high unemployment cast a shadow on future prospects."
OECD's Jeffrey Owens: tax transparency - the next steps
The OECD's tax chief talks to BusinessIFC.com about tougher challenges for compliant centres - and fiscal sanctions for the non-compliant
In an exclusive report for BusinessIFC.com, Richard Thomas argues why the funds industry in the island is performing so well despite the recession.
Turning voluntary tax code into compulsory compliance
Proposals to make voluntary arrangements for tax compliance into compulsory requirements should be monitored, argues Clive Jones of UK law firm Eversheds