iOS app Android app


Why the Best Intentions Can Leave the Deepest Scars in a Global Corporate Environment

Valerie Berset-Price | Posted 08.10.2016 | Business
Valerie Berset-Price

Even the best intentions can backfire. As if that weren't frustrating enough, sometimes such negative fallout could easily have been avoided with a working knowledge of cultural intelligence.

Embracing the Local Power of Innovation

Bruce Aust | Posted 03.31.2017 | Business
Bruce Aust

I had the opportunity to move back to San Francisco in late 2014 when I was appointed Vice Chairman of Nasdaq. It was a great homecoming since this w...

Multinationals Go After Hispanics

Financial Times | Posted 09.24.2013 | Latino Voices

Abuelita hot chocolate in Mexico traditionally comes as a dark tablet that looks like a hockey puck. It’s dropped into a pan with four cups of milk ...

How Will Business Lobbyists Spin the OECD Action Plan?

Martin Sullivan | Posted 09.23.2013 | Business
Martin Sullivan

None of these arguments detracts from the simple fact that governments have a totally defensible claim to the taxing rights for profits generated by physical activities taking place within their borders. This include profits from intangible assets employed in conjunction with those physical activities.

Multinational Profits: Here, There, or Nowhere?

Martin Sullivan | Posted 08.10.2013 | Business
Martin Sullivan

Even for experienced international tax experts the technical and conceptual issues involved in determining where multinational profits should be located is enough to make one's head spin.

Google, Apple Forced To Disclose Tax Arrangements In Australia

Reuters | Posted 06.03.2013 | Business

By Rob Taylor CANBERRA, April 3 (Reuters) - Australia will force corporate giants such as Google Inc and Apple Inc to disclose their ...

Are Foreign Multinationals Paying Their Fair Share of U.S. Tax?

Martin Sullivan | Posted 05.20.2013 | Business
Martin Sullivan

There are two main ways multinationals shift profits out of the countries where they actually do business and into tax-haven holding companies.

Behind the Brands

Raymond C. Offenheiser | Posted 04.29.2013 | Impact
Raymond C. Offenheiser

The system is poised for change. Now is the time for all of us to show companies that it is in their interests to lead. No brand is too big not to listen to its customers, and if enough of us urge the "Big 10" to do what is right, they will have no choice but to listen.

Transparency and Your Natural Resources

Marcelo Giugale | Posted 05.07.2012 | World
Marcelo Giugale

Wouldn't you want to know how much money your government gets from the companies that exploit your country's oil, gas or minerals?

2011: The Year Corporations Attacked Democracy

Bob Burnett | Posted 02.15.2012 | Politics
Bob Burnett

For 80 years, Americans have feared robots, worrying they might one day rule the world. In 2011 we realized our real enemies are not robots, but multinational corporations, who have declared war on democracy.

Bonnie Kavoussi

While U.S.-Based Corporations Went On Hiring Spree Abroad, They Cut Jobs At Home | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 11.22.2011 | Business

In the last decade, U.S.-based multinational companies have been on a hiring spree, adding over 2 million new jobs. They're just not adding them in th...

Does 'The End Of The Free Market' Mean The End Of Big Oil And The Multi-National Corporation?

Ian Bremmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Ian Bremmer

A corporation that finds itself at war with a state these days is in big trouble. We've had one such conflict so far this year, and it's China 1, Google 0. More of these confrontations are coming.

Bill Swadley | Posted 11.23.2011 | Home
Bill Swadley

Many employees, and we number in the thousands, who work on the entertainment side of Fox often feel embarrassed, ashamed, and angry at the blatant, one-sided, dis-informational tactics of the producers, staff, and on-air "talent" at Fox News.