https://twitter.com/JolyonMaugham/status/1554160249766137858Helpful and worrying explanation of how the (up to) £70bn contract may be operated
https://twitter.com/JohanLangerock/status/1392437590087843840Thinking more about @ATAFtax proposal, it seems highly significant. It returns to the spirit of G24 proposal which Inclusive Framework backed in early 2019 for OECD to evaluate (as 1 of 3). It was never evaluated, just discarded in favour of the secretariat's 'unified' proposal.
https://twitter.com/EUCourtPress/status/1392413488883044354While confirming Lux state aid to Engie...
https://twitter.com/QParrinello/status/1385483234788642816The French government's two-pager on its negotiating position - its critical demands - has been leaked. According to the scoop in @Contexte, the metadata of the pdf reveal the hand not of diplomats or ministers, but of a senior employee of MEDEF - the French business lobby group.
https://twitter.com/JohanLangerock/status/1382641937681879044It has long been something of a mystery why the OECD secretariat pushed 12.5% in the 'pillar 2' discussions.
https://twitter.com/TaxJusticeNet/status/1334483926702764034Here's the full first panel #ImperialInequalities, with @JuliaMcClure_ (U. Glasgow) David Brown (Trinity) @madeline_woker (Brown U.) & Laura Channing (Cambridge) and moderated by @GKBhambra
https://twitter.com/NimiHoffmann/status/13247125372676218891. Why did the MDGs overlook non-aid finance? This was by design: the MDGs were driven by aid donors, and were largely conceived of as ensuring better alignment of donors and recipient states - setting common goals so aid would deliver more.
https://twitter.com/aidthoughts/status/1318593681256054784So first, I don't think there really is much of this confusion around. People largely understand these are quite different phenomena; but they also recognise, rightly, that they depend on being hidden, and they do the same kinds of revenue & social damage