A sad resignation in South Africa

I’ve been mostly away from blogging for a few weeks, and this week I hope to catch up on the things I missed. I gather that the OECD may have published some kind of report…but that is for another day. I was sad to read a couple of weeks ago that the Commissioner of the… Continue reading A sad resignation in South Africa

UN transfer pricing manual: what Brazil, India and China do differently

‘Country Practices’. The title of Chapter 10 of the new United Nations Practical Manual on Transfer Pricing [pdf] doesn’t exactly set the pulse racing. But as I noted in my blog on the manual as a whole, this document is politically very significant. It’s probably the only detailed description of Brazil, China, India and South… Continue reading UN transfer pricing manual: what Brazil, India and China do differently

ActionAid on the global fight against tax havens

Well, happy 40th birthday ActionAid. Beginning as a small London-based child sponsorship initiative, my former employer had grown into a truly global federation of development organisations. Form follows function, and the brilliant¬†decision to relegate ActionAid’s UK office from headquarters to one member of¬†a federation with the same number of votes as, say, ActionAid Malawi is… Continue reading ActionAid on the global fight against tax havens