Archives: Economics & Taxation

Mining Offshore – Jurisdictions, That Is

May 13, 2016 | By admin | No Comments | Filed in: Economics & Taxation.

“The scandal is what’s legal.” – Edward Snowden The massive leak of secret banking information tagged “The Panama Papers” has made a lot of waves in the weeks since its contents started being made public, and they were renewed this week with the release of a searchable database of leaked material. Those waves may yet • Read More »

Discredited Fraser Institute Mining Survey Resurfaces

February 24, 2015 | By admin | No Comments | Filed in: Economics & Taxation.

Wow. We asked ourselves how the Fraser Institute could bring back its annual global mining survey after Press Progress’ devastating exposé “Now ordinary Canadians can skew Fraser Institute’s data from home”. Apparently the answer is simple — pretend that nothing is wrong with the methodology (or that there actually is a methodology), just as they • Read More »