Today’s superstar athletes are powerful corporate brands, and they and their teams are looking for creative ways to reduce personal and corporate taxation. UK soccer clubs are compensating players and some coaches under a tax scheme that has some wondering if teams, players and coaches are effectively engaging in tax evasion.
This week's Global Glance looks at the Pew’s new digital economy survey; how Senator Warren’s speech on the gig economy sparked a global debate; and France's ongoing labor unrest.
Welcome back to Global Glance. This week we look at how a Chinese insurance company may be changing the nature of M&As, FIFA’s surprising claim to victimhood, and a strange and lavish soccer school in rural China.
Welcome back to Global Glance. This week we look at: the lifting of the Iran sanctions and what it means for US businesses; India’s Jat protesters and caste system; and the G20 meeting in Shanghai.
Welcome back to Global Glance. This week we look at Obama’s Cuba visit and prospects for US businesses in Cuba; India’s fantastically cheap new smartphone; and last week’s OECD report on global growth.
Welcome back to Global Glance. This week we look at Apple begging in Brussels; swearing in the US and the UK; and a cleric's declaration that chess is the work of the devil.