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August 28, 2014

Weekly press report to 28 August 2014 Tax avoidance The latest US multinational to come under attack for its tax planning strategy is Burger King, which is considering an acquisition of Canadian Tim Horton's, and looking for a possible reduction in its tax burden. Articles appe...

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August 21, 2014

HMRC focus on offshore HMRC has published two new consultation documents, each of which addresses offshore tax evasion. The first, Tackling offshore tax evasion, a new criminal offence, considers the introduction of a strict liability offence for offshore tax evasion  (dropping...

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August 14, 2014

Update on IFC Forum activities The Cayman Financial Review includes an article by Naomi Lawton, detailing recent activities of the IFC Forum. Minister Mark Simmonds MP resigns It has been widely reported  (for example, see coverage from the BBC)  t...

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