May 2010 Noteworthy News

May 2010 Noteworthy News

Monthly Noteworthy News: Bank Taxes to Fund Future Bailouts The IMF is set to propose new taxes on global financial institutions. FSC (Financial Stability Contribution) and the FAT  Tax ( Financial Activities Tax) – did we just see irony? – will be placed on profits and pay. The next G20 held, Canada in June, is [...]
Ethical Money: Transparent Oxymoron or an Elephant in the Room?

Ethical Money: Transparent Oxymoron or an Elephant in the Room?

All things, or at least many things, eco and ethical, were mused upon during a conversation following the news of the grounding of a ship on the Great Barrier Reef. Giving out a quick remark to such a disaster is restrictive as both ethics and ecology are challenging, huge subjects. There is the temptation for [...]