Archive for February, 2014
* Barbados and US Started FATCA Talks Barbados and US have agreed to start negotiations with respect to an Inter-Governmental Agreement (IGA) that will give effect in Barbados to the provisions of the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA). See more about here. ——————————————————————————————————————————————–— * Guernsey & Seychelles Sign DTA Guernsey and Seychelles signed a double taxation agreement (DTA) between their countries. See more details here.
* First EU Anti-Corruption Report The European Commission published the first ever EU Anti-Corruption Report. The EU Anti-Corruption Report covers all 28 EU Member States. Please find more here and here. ——————————————————————————————————————————————–— * Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Market According to the latest data released by UNCTAD, the ICT goods such as mobile phones, smartphones, laptops, tablets, integrated circuits and other components at 11 per cent of world merchandise trade and among the top products traded globally – exceeding trade in agricultural products (9.2 per cent) and motor vehicles (7.2 per cent). Please follow the link for more. ——————————————————————————————————————————————–— * 2014 World Press Freedom Index Reports Without Borders published the 2014 World Press Freedom Index, the Index spotlights the negative impact of conflicts on freedom of information and its protagonists. Please find more about Reports Without Borders and World Press Freedom Index.