Pictured at Web Summit 2014 (l to r) Jeff Hagins of SmartThings, Paddy Cosgrave of Web Summit and Anna Scally, partner and Head of Technology, Media and Telecoms at KPMG.

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Senator John McCain. In a joint statement with senator Carl Levin, he said: “Ireland’s promise to reform its tax rules to stop multinationals from using Irish subsidiaries to escape or defer paying taxes anywhere in the world is encouraging.”

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