Former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont, living in self-imposed exile in Belgium, will run in the May 26 European Parliament elections as the leading candidate of Junts per Catalunya (JxCat), his political party said on Sunday. An interesting development.
France on Wednesday urged a Paris court to fine the Swiss bank UBS 1.6 billion euros ($1.8 billion) for allegedly helping clients commit tax fraud. Read here
This is an excellent comprehensive article concerning the EU Blacklist of tax havens Read here
In neo-liberalism everything is a commodity, there to be exploited by the “New Meritocracy” of business people. In the UK they are now plundering what were once true bastions of meritocracy: universities. Read here