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In whose interest? Aid and the private sector
1 Apr 2014
This report shines a light on aid to the private sector, an area receiving much current attention as donors flock to the sector to solve their diverse problems. There are important questions to ask...
Policy brief on double taxation agreements
1 Feb 2014
Countries’ signing double taxation treaties (DTTs) is not new practice: the first double tax treaty on record was signed between Austria-Hungary and Prussia in 1899. Many countries, especially OECD...
Time to Clean Up: How Barclays promotes the use of tax havens in Africa
20 Nov 2013
Barclays bank is now reported to be the largest retail bank in Africa and is the largest UK bank operating on the continent. This puts it in a position of responsibility with regard to the way it...
Give us a break: How big companies are getting tax-free deals
1 Jun 2013
One of the main reasons developing countries are unlikely to achieve many of the Millennium Development Goals, and escape the persistent poverty that plagues even those poorer countries that achieve...