The G7 tax deal is a game-changing opportunity

For four decades, global corporate tax rates fell in an international “race to the bottom”, allowing large multinationals to reduce their burden by channeling their profits to low-tax jurisdictions. This weekend’s deal between G7 finance ministers offers a revolutionary opportunity to reverse that process – and ensure that businesses are …

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Konex, the start-up market, is slowly fading away

The Korea New Exchange (Konex) is struggling in terms of volume, initial public offerings and upgrading listed companies to higher tier exchanges. Konex was first introduced in July 2013 as a market for small businesses not yet large enough for proper listing on the Korea Stock Exchange. According to the …

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China tech crackdown cools Hong Kong IPO market

(Bloomberg) – New listings in Hong Kong have fallen to their lowest level since the aftermath of the global financial crisis, as weakening markets and China’s crackdown on its biggest tech companies dampen sentiment. So far, just seven companies have gone public in the second quarter – on track at …

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G-7 targets environmental crimes for greater disclosure

(Bloomberg) – The Group of Seven Nations have targeted environmental crimes in an attempt to push companies to disclose their impact on the climate. Finance ministers at the G-7 meeting in London agreed for the first time to integrate climate change considerations into their decision-making. They also expanded the work …

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Ethereum’s Latest Price: Vechain Cryptocurrency Sees Prices Rise Nearly 2,000% | City & Business | Finance

The ruling Chinese Communist Party is notoriously suspicious of technologies and organizations beyond its control, hence its recent crackdown on bitcoin and other major cryptocurrencies. However, one cryptocurrency project that enjoys Beijing backing is Vechain (VET), a nationally developed decentralized financial operation that is similar to the Ethereum blockchain network. …

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