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Governments must resist coronavirus lobbying and focus on long-term transformation

Corporations around the world are seeking another massive bailout by taxpayers
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Could COVID-19 turn Canadians from debtors into savers?

The final part of our series on the COVID-19 pandemic and economic models
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What economic model will the post-pandemic economy follow?

Part three of our series on the COVID-19 pandemic and economic models

IRS may require snowbirds stuck in the US to file tax returns

Snowbirds caught in the US due to COVID-19 may face tax issues, says Gabriel Castillo

How coronavirus is changing the rules on foreign investment in essential areas

The COVID-19 crisis appears to be speeding up the deglobalization process
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Accounting for COVID-19 economics: Same as the Great Recession?

Part two of our series on the COVID-19 pandemic and economic models
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It could take two years for the economy to recover from the coronavirus pandemic

Past-pandemic studies suggest current economic outlook, says accounting figure Steven Salterio
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CRA Audit Activity: The Calm Before The Storm?

Trump's tax cuts and deficit spending will increase CRA's vigorous audit activities
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Oil crash explained: How are negative oil prices even possible?

On Monday, oil futures’ contracts ended the day at -US$37
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Is socialism coming back under Covid-19?

Government intervention is unprecedented in the current crisis
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How to avoid a coronavirus debt crisis?

Issue a new type of government bonds linked to GDP, says Costas Milas
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Transfer pricing & APA considerations during an economic disruption

Mark Kirkey of Gowling WLG on transfer pricing in the new economic reality
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Corporate debt is in serious trouble — here’s what it means if the market collapses

Companies are entering a period of uncertainty at high levels of corporate debt, says Jefferson Frank
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Pandemic bonds: The financial cure we need for COVID-19?

Some healthy skepticism is warranted when considering the social value of catastrophe bonds
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Coronavirus: A simple way to keep workers — and the economy — from getting sick

Governments have an economic tool to use against COVID-19: Unemployment Insurance
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Stocks are plummeting — could coronavirus cause a recession?

Economies with strong ties to China could be in for a rocky road ahead

Canadian accountants sign global climate change statement

CPA Canada aligns with global accounting bodies to address climate change
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Three financial firms could change the direction of the climate crisis

And few people have any idea, say three researchers of popular passive investment funds known as ETFs
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Ottawa should forget about limiting interest expense deductibility

Allan Lanthier on the OECD's proposal to limit excessive debt leveraging
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Carbon pricing may be overrated, if history is any indication

History proves radical technological change can be achieved by state intervention

What risk does coronavirus pose to Canadian auditors?

Securities regulator issues statement following UK, US audit watchdogs
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€55 billion cum-ex trading scandal has scary parallels with Enron

The robbery of the century in Germany resembles the Enron accounting case
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Coronavirus: The blow to the Chinese economy could be felt for years

Coronavirus is disrupting global supply chains and the Chinese manufacturing sector, says Chusu He.
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Canada-U.K. free trade: A post-Brexit opportunity

CETA provides a model for a U.K.-EU deal, it can also be the template for a Canada-U.K. deal, says economics professor Eugene Beaulieu
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France-US skirmish over Amazon digital tax

Shows why the century-old international tax system is broken, says Professor Ruth Mason