French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire welcomed the US support for a global minimum tax. Photograph: Denis Balibouse/EPA

The world’s leading economies are close to agreeing a set of principles that would revolutionise the taxation of multinationals after France and Germa(...)

Dublin already accounted for about 70 per cent of European CLO assets before the flight of Dutch vehicles. Now it’s home for almost the entire market.

On February 21st last year, the day Italy recorded its first Covid-19 death – a 78-year old retired roofer from a small town called Vo’, near Venice –(...)

Apple is stepping up efforts to develop its own search technology as US antitrust authorities threaten multibillion-dollar payments that Google makes (...)

Nordic Aviation: creditors have agreed to shelve repayments on its   debt for up to 12 months. Photograph: iStock

Aircraft lessor Nordic Aviation Capital’s creditors have agreed to shelve repayments on its $6 billion (€5.3 billion) debt for up to 12 months, the co(...)

The Savoy Hotel in London – just one of many high-profile international businesses that have become masters at minimising tax. Photograph: iStock

The Savoy Hotel has been welcoming its well-heeled and connected clientele for 131 years. But for all the Art Deco design and the sublime personal ser(...)

The first flight repatriating stranded Thomas Cook passengers from New York was due to arrive in Manchester at about 5pm Irish time. File photograph: PA Wire

The collapse of Thomas Cook spread chaos through the international travel industry on Monday as the failure of the 178-year-old travel company left hu(...)

Britain’s Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn. The party’s shadow chancellor has said he wants to see a new “right to buy” for millions of private tenants. Photograph: Andy Buchanan/AFP/Getty Images

A Labour government would confiscate about £300 billion of shares in 7,000 large companies and hand them to workers in one of the biggest state raids (...)

Andreas Mundt:  his agency ruled in February that Facebook had broken the country’s law and demanded that it stop automatically sharing data among the services it owns, such as Instagram and WhatsApp, or websites that use its ‘like’ and ‘share’ buttons. Photograph: Jann Höfer/New York Times

Germany’s top antitrust enforcer, Andreas Mundt, recently asked a room full of lawyers, academics and regulators to imagine a wall filled with their p(...)

Autonomy founder Mike Lynch. Photograph: Henry Nicholls/Reuters

Hewlett-Packard was “aggressive” in its efforts to protect former chief executive Meg Whitman after its $11 billion (€9.8 billion) acquisition of Brit(...)

People in a Huawei shop in Bangkok, Thailand: Some network operators in Europe are warning  a Huawei ban could push back deployment of 5G by as much as three years. Photograph: Athit Perawongmetha

There is a curious paradox about Huawei. It is the probably the most successful mobile phone company you never realised you used. Of those who do know(...)

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