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2016 Briefing Papers: The Panama Papers

Ben Thatcher explains the Panama Paper story from this year.

Shell CFO Stepping Down in March 2017

Simon Henry, who has been at Royal Dutch Shell (Shell) for 34 years, is to step down as chief financ

Trump Nominates Exxon CEO for US Secretary of State

President-elect Donald Trump has named Rex Tillerson, CEO of ExxonMobil, as his preference for the n

UK Services Sector Records Strong Growth

The purchasing managers’ index for services, which represents approximately 80 per cent of the UK ec

Treasury Introduces Draft Sugar Tax Bill

HM Treasury has published draft legislation introducing the sugar tax, nicknamed ‘the Coke Tax,’ whi

Barclays to Sell French Operations to AnaCap Partners

Barclays has agreed to sell its French retail banking division to private equity firm AnaCap Financi

ASOS Plans London Expansion with 1,500 New Staff

The online fashion retailer ASOS has unveiled its plans to hire 1,500 staff, which will cover techno

European Central Bank Extends Quantitative Easing Programme

The European Central Bank (ECB) announced on 8 December that it will scale back the amount of bonds

UK Chancellor Wants Brexit Transition Deal

The UK’s Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, has called for transitional arrangements to ‘s

South Korea’s President Faces Impeachment

The National Assembly of South Korea voted decisively on Friday 9 December to impeach President Park