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First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated 13 hours ago - 2 reports

Africa: Fair Tax Assurances By FTSE100 Energy Firm a Welcome Move - Christian Aid

Christian Aid today welcomed the award of the Fair Tax Mark to the energy company SSE - the first FTSE 100 business to be entitled to use the symbol.The mark, an independent accreditation process, was launched earlier this year as a joint venture between ... [Published AllAfrica.com - 19 hours ago]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Scorpio Bulkers Inc. Announces Commitment for a $411 Million Loan Facility and Status of Remaining Bank Financing

MONACO -- (Marketwired) -- 10/20/14 -- Scorpio Bulkers, Inc. (NYSE: SALT) (the "Company") announced today that it has received commitments from a group of financial institutions for a loan facility of up to $411.264 million (the "Facility").The Facility ... [Published Wall Street Select - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

Ulster Bank boss slams the new rules for mortgages

Ulster Bank chief executive Jim Brown has warned that strict new Central Bank rules on mortgage lending will prevent first time buyers from being able to purchase homes. Ulster Bank chief executive Jim Brown has warned that strict new Central Bank rules ... [Published Irish Independent - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

OECD’s Gurría welcomes passage of Latvian law on governance of state-owned enterprises

OECD Home › Corporate governance › 17/10/2014 - OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría today welcomed the passage into law of Latvia's “Public Persons Enterprises and Capital Shares Governance Law”."The law's passage by the Saiema is a welcome development," ... [Published OECD - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

BLOOD BRICKS CAMPAIGN

Session: 2014-15Date tabled: 15.10.2014Primary sponsor:Sponsors:That this House notes with concern the conditions of brick labourers in India; emphasises the fact that many of these labourers see abuses of minimum wage rates and health and safety regulations; ... [Published United Kingdom Parliament - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 2 reports

Canada refuses to take action against abuses by mining project in Ecuador

FIDH, its Ecuadorian member organisation CEDHU, and MiningWatch Canada deplore the lack of will and failure to take action on the part of the Canadian National Contact Point (NCP), the office in charge of handling complaints made under the Organization ... [Published Fidh - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Strong rules on transfer pricing on agenda in many countries

AMONG several proposals for tax reform, the director-general of the Revenue Department has said the agency would propose an amendment to the Revenue Code concerning transfer pricing, aiming to provide greater clarity on the determination of fair transfer ... [Published The Nation - Thailand - Oct 15 2014]
Entities: Taxes, Revenue, Thailand
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

Concept of Contemporaneous Documentation in Transfer Pricing

Contemporaneous documentation means information, records and other documents which exist or brought into existence at the time the taxpayer is developing or implementing any arrangement that might raise transfer pricing issues. It is important that documentation ... [Published Caclubindia - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 07 2014 - Updated Oct 07 2014 - 1 reports

Govt asked to intervene between ANZ and poor Cambodians

This morning, the human rights group, Inclusive Development International sent a letter of complaint to the Australian Government outlining how ANZ was a part financier of a sugar plantation in Cambodia which saw almost 700 families forcibly evicted. ... [Published ABC Online - Oct 07 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 3 reports

Japan Minister Says No Need to Wait on Change

TOKYO--Even without new legislation, changes can be made to strengthen the organizational structure and governance of Japan's$1.2 trillion public pension reserve fund, the country's welfare minister said Friday, following previous comments that suggested ... [Published Nasdaq - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

G4S failed to meet ‘basic human rights’ at Manus Is

G4S guards were responsible for some of the 'worst violence against asylum seekers'.G4S was labelled “fundamentally flawed” in 2005, when its operation of onshore detention centres led to the wrongful detention and mistreatment of Australian resident ... [Published Green Left Weekly - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 3 reports

NFPs Lodge G4S Manus Island Complaint

Australian and UK Not for Profits have lodged a complaint against G4S - Australia's former security contractor on Manus Island, alleging serious human rights abuses.A formal OECD complaint has been lodged against multinational security contractor G4S ... [Published Pro Bono Australia - Sep 23 2014]

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Christian Aid's principle private sector adviser, Matti Kohonen, said today: "This is an encouraging start. The criteria for the award helps guard those holding it from the kind of reputational damage a number of multinationals have experienced as a result of their tax dodging antics."
Emanuele Lauro, Chairman and CEO, commented, "We are delighted by the support we have received from our financial partners, particularly from leading financial institutions and pension funds in South Korea. We now have five closed or committed loan facilities amounting to up to $1.388 billion, financing 64 vessels in our 80 vessel fleet. We have also received proposals for loan facilities for our remaining 16 unfinanced vessels and expect that we will announce commitments in respect of these vessels within the fourth quarter of 2014." The forward-looking statements in this press release are based upon various assumptions, many of which are based, in turn, upon further assumptions...
"A rebound in property prices following a crisis is not unusual, however, we recognise the need for the Central Bank to take steps to avoid overheating the credit and property markets."
...Guidelines on Corporate Governance of State-Owned Enterprises, will be closely monitored by the OECD as Latvia continues its path to OECD accession. "The passage of the law shows a positive commitment by Latvia to the OECD accession process" , said Secretary-General Gurria

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Fair tax assurances by FTSE100 energy firm a we... [Published Christian Aid - 18 hours ago]
Africa: Fair Tax Assurances By FTSE100 Energy F... [Published AllAfrica.com - 19 hours ago]
Scorpio Bulkers Inc. Announces Commitment for a... [Published Wall Street Select - Oct 20 2014]
Scorpio Bulkers Inc. Announces Commitment for a... [Published Wall Street Business Network - Oct 20 2014]
SSE becomes first FTSE 100 company to be awarde... [Published Austinnews.net - Oct 20 2014]
SSE becomes first FTSE 100 company to be awarde... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Oct 20 2014]
Ulster Bank boss slams the new rules for mortgages [Published Irish Independent - Oct 19 2014]
OECD’s Gurría welcomes passage of Latvian law o... [Published OECD - Oct 17 2014]
BLOOD BRICKS CAMPAIGN [Published United Kingdom Parliament - Oct 16 2014]
Canada refuses to take action against abuses by... [Published Fidh - Oct 15 2014]
Strong rules on transfer pricing on agenda in m... [Published The Nation - Thailand - Oct 15 2014]
Canada Refuses to Take Action Against Abuses by... [Published Mining Watch Canada - Oct 15 2014]
US to develop Business and Human Rights Nationa... [Published Norton Rose Canada - Oct 15 2014]
Concept of Contemporaneous Documentation in Tra... [Published Caclubindia - Oct 14 2014]
How Was Life? [Published Australian Policy Online - Oct 13 2014]
Palestine campaigners celebrate exclusion of oc... [Published Palestine News Network - Oct 11 2014]
Palestine campaigners celebrate exclusion of oc... [Published Ireland Palestine Solidarity Campaign - Oct 10 2014]
Displaced Cambodians file OECD complaint agains... [Published BankTrack - Oct 10 2014]
Towards a new generation of pension funds in Au... [Published Top1000funds - Oct 10 2014]
ANZ complaint taken to the OECD [Published Phnom Penh Post - Oct 09 2014]
Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking... [Published Societe Generale - Oct 07 2014]
Local employment motivated Apple Ireland tax de... [Published TP Week - Oct 07 2014]
Govt asked to intervene between ANZ and poor Ca... [Published ABC Online - Oct 07 2014]
India Inc to observe Oct 10 as 'Compliance' Day [Published Business Standard India - Oct 05 2014]
Climate justice: lawyers make a stand - Rebecca... [Published International Bar Association - Oct 01 2014]
Unions criticize proposed trade deals [Published Industriall Union - Oct 01 2014]
EC set to dig deeper on Irish tax deal with Apple [Published Accountancy Live - Sep 30 2014]
United States to Develop National Action Plan o... [Published JD Supra - Sep 29 2014]
G4S failed to meet ‘basic human rights’ at Manu... [Published Green Left Weekly - Sep 26 2014]
Japan Minister Says No Need to Wait on Change [Published Nasdaq - Sep 26 2014]
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