Billionaire Li Ka-shing: his focus is moving towards developed markets such as Europe. Photograph: Lam Yik Fei/Bloomberg

The investor known as “Superman”, Asia’s richest man Li Ka-shing, normally lets adverse comment wash over him, but last week the 87-year-old Hong Kong(...)

Pascal Saint-Amans, director of the Centre for Tax Policy and Administration at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.

The new global template for taxing multinationals could lead to more corporation tax being collected by Ireland, according to the head of the team beh(...)

Dublin might have some of the best pubs in the world, but you’ll get a much cheaper pint elsewhere. Photograph: Thinkstock

If you like cheap beer, avoid New York and hit Prague instead. If you resent paying through the nose for public transport, don’t go to London. And (...)

 Fifa official Jeffrey Webb, who faces corruption charges.  File photograph: Szilard Koszticsak/EPA

Jeffrey Webb, one of seven high-ranking Fifa officials who were arrested in Switzerland on corruption charges, pleaded not guilty in US federal court (...)

Ireland has the best tax policy for encouraging economic growth, according to a Republican senator and member of the powerful US Senate finance commit(...)

Disney’s Luxembourg offices are set up in a way that could allow the entertainment giant to move profit away from countries with high corporate taxes like France and Germany.

A Luxembourg structure set up by The Walt Disney Co is laid out in a 34-step advance tax agreement proposed in October 2009 by Ernst & Young to th(...)

Ansbacher House in the Caymen Islands. Ansbacher was a bank in the Cayman Islands, but the nominally offshore money in the deposits was in fact held in Guinness & Mahon Bank on Dublin’s College Green

An official investigation in 2002 identified about 200 individuals who held secret Ansbacher accounts, including former taoiseach Charles Haughey. Sub(...)

 Minister for Enterprise and Jobs Richard Bruton said at the weekend that “all allegations in this regard have been examined by the relevant authorities.” Photograph: Alan Betson/ The Irish Times

Politically the most explosive charge in the dossier outlining allegations of tax evasion against senior politicians is that a witness statement prepa(...)

Mexican marines carry a dehydrated Cuban migrant on a stretcher after being rescued in a homemade boat that left Cuba with 32 passengers, off the coast of Yucatan in this file handout photograph from Mexico’s Navy. Photograph:  SEMAR/Handout via Reuters.

A group of Cuban migrants drank their own urine and blood after the engine of their homemade boat failed, leaving them adrift in the Caribbean for th(...)

Multibillionaire Jack Ma, chairman of Alibaba, on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Photograph: Scott Eells/Bloomberg

‘When the team is all a bunch of scientists, it is best to have a peasant lead the way”. How did an English-language teacher – and self-confessed peas(...)