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EU takes aim at UK tax perks

Posted by seumasach on November 8, 2017

“With the future of the City of London at stake, British chancellor Philip Hammond has previously hinted the UK could become an offshore tax haven if the UK’s financial centre was locked out of the single market.”


26th October, 2017

EU competition authorities have sunk their teeth into UK tax perks for multinationals amid a wider crackdown on aggressive tax avoidance. The European Commission said on Thursday (26 October) it had opened an “in-depth investigation” into a British law that let big corporations shift profits to offshore subsidiaries. It said the opening of the probe did “not prejudge the outcome of the investigation”.

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US investment banks v. hedge funds in the fight over Brexit

Posted by seumasach on February 22, 2016

US investment banks are squaring up against hedge funds in the fight over a Brexit

Hargreaves Lansdown

21st January, 2016

Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan are pouring cash into the campaign group fighting to keep Britain in Europe, ahead of a referendum on the issue that could come as soon as this summer.

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