The National Resource Governance Institute has released a paper that looks at African nations' efforts to introduce transfer pricing rules in the mining sector and puts forward policy recommendations.Read Full Story
UK tax authority HM Revenue and Customs has announced a change of view on the interpretation of the company residence articles in 16 double taxation agreements.Read Full Story
The Government of the Philippines has assured taxpayers that it is taking steps to simplify and improve the country's tax system as it comes under increasing pressure to ease the tax burden on businesses and make the tax system more competitive.Read Full Story
Acting United States Trade Representative Demetrios Marantis has announced that the United States is exploring the possibility of a Trade and Investment Framework Agreement with the Economic Community of West African States.Read Full Story
Speaking at the recent Aviation Days summit in Dakar, Senegal, the Director General of the International Air Transport Association called on the industry and leaders to prioritise work towards improving safety, regional cooperation and support for infrastructure projects, to unlock the potential of the aviation sector as a force that can drive economic development and integration.Read Full Story
Among draft decisions on intellectual property rights set to be tabled at the World Trade Organisation's December ministerial, concessions have been proposed for least developed countries in their efforts to introduce WTO-compliant frameworks for the protection of intellectual property rights.Read Full Story
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