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Multinationals & Global Taxation — Avoidance or Evasion? — Let’s Get Real.

     Taxation and trade are intricately related. More effective taxation of cross-border transactions of multinational corporations is necessary to ensure growth of global trade and national economic  development.     The recent Congressional hearings concerning Caterpillar and its Swiss subsidiary, once again, raises this issue of … Continue reading

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Tax Havens, Foreign Corruption and Bank Secrecy — One Big Global Problem — Better U.S. Corporate Oversight Needed.

Recent developments concerning disclosure of Apple’s alleged sheltering of $7 trillion dollars in offshore tax havens and Wal-Mart’s foreign bribery scandal in Mexico raise three inter-related issues: tax havens, foreign corruption, and offshore banking secrecy. Together these issues  feed into grave global … Continue reading

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