December 3, 2022

How Apollo 11 brought humanity together

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By Pallab Gibson From BBC News As if illuminated by a divine light, the Saturn V rocket shimmered on launch pad 39A at Cape Canaveral, Florida. Emblazoned with the stars and stripes and cloaked by the gold and crimson of the dawn’s early light, it appeared as American as the nation’s anthem. In their space […]

Friendships in politics

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9 fascinating books about the greatest friendships in politics By Áine Cain From Business Insider Tuesday night, US President Barack Obama said goodbye to the American public during his Farewell Address in Chicago. Come Inauguration Day, the US won’t just be bidding the 44th president adieu. We’ll also be saying au revoir tothe incredible friendship between […]

OECD initiative on Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS)

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At Cayman Finance’s International Tax Initiatives seminar Jan. 23rd 2014 the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) 15-point action plan is based on the assumption that corporate tax bases of governments are at risk. The risk is real because according to speakers tax rules have not kept pace with changes in global business and […]