All posts tagged "Dont Miss"

  • Progress in Tax Transparency – Mexico More Compliant Than Austria

    More countries than ever are making progress in exchanging information on tax matters for increased transparency. However, the programme to push this forward is resulting in some unexpected outcomes. The

    • Posted August 18, 2014
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  • How Tax Information Exchange Treaties Are Working

    With the hunt for offshore money laundering picking up pace, how are the laws being implemented? The core element is the OECD’s Tax Information Exchange Treaties, which in 2013 built

    • Posted August 14, 2014
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  • UN Creates Historic Route Forward For Governments in Location-based Data

    At the United Nations headquarters in New York this week a Committee of Experts is charting a route forward for global collection and use of geospatial data. That is, data

    • Posted August 7, 2014
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  • Should All Government Data Be Free?

    As a consequence of the G8 declaration of 2014, a number of agencies that collate data are developing systems that allow for greater corporate transparency. The OECD has recently launched

    • Posted July 25, 2014
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  • Is Cloud Computing Safe For Government?

    The increase in cloud computing by governments for storage, processing and transmission of digital data brings with it increased concerns. This is an area being closely examined by organisations including

    • Posted July 22, 2014
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  • Kenya Is Going Cashless

    From 1 July, the Kenyan Government is rolling out a cashless smart card system for use on all of the nation’s public service vehicles. The card, created by Google’s BebaPay,

    • Posted July 2, 2014
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  • Why ‘Now is the time to prepare for the next crisis’

    As we recently reported, growth in Sub-Sahara Africa is expected to reach nearly 5% in 2014, rising to possibly 6% in 2015. The figures in the African Economic Outlook look

    • Posted June 16, 2014
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  • Britain to become ‘Digital by Default’

    Britain is being encouraged to become a government of ‘digital by default’, offering savings in the tens of billions. Independent think tank Policy Exchange has produced a report outlining how

    • Posted June 6, 2014
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  • US urges support for global food security programme

    The US government has sent a letter to its international partners in the Global Agriculture and Food Security Program (GAFSP), urging them to expand their support. The GAFSP was formed

    • Posted April 30, 2014
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  • Spain suspends sales of riot gear to Venezuela

    Spain has suspended sales of riot gear to the Venezuelan government after public demonstrations in the country resulted in the death of 39 citizens, and caused injury to 600 more.

    • Posted April 13, 2014
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