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Tax

Dublin to push for ‘healthy and fair’ competition in corporate tax

Ireland estimates it would lose about 20% of its annual corporate tax revenue under the Biden proposals
2 min. today at 06:53
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Private equity structuring trends

Private Equity continues to fly high despite a slight pause caused by the pandemic.
The headquarters of Paul Wurth in Luxembourg City
Lenert, appearing in public for the first time after an illness, and Bettel just before addressing the press
Luxembourg Stock Exchange's outgoing CEO Robert Scharfe (left) new CEO Julie Becker (centre) and LSE board chairman Frank Wagener shown on Wednesday.
Yves Bissouma, who plays for Brighton and Hove Albion in England's Premier League, jogs before a game Tuesday night at Chelsea FC.
NASA astronaut Kate Rubins is helped out of the Soyuz MS-17 spacecraft just minutes after she, and Roscosmos cosmonauts Sergey Kud-Sverchkov and Sergey Ryzhikov landed in a remote area near the town of Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan on April 17, 2021.This followed a half-year mission on the International Space Station.
COVID-19 patient Carolina Gallardo attends a physiotherapy session at the Isabel Zendal Hospital in Madrid on Monday. The hospital's rehabilitation centre helps patients suffering from long-term effects of the disease.
teleworking

Can I come back to the office?

Most Luxembourg workers haven't gotten comfortable working from home
20.04.2021
Female designer standing in front of a wooden table. Happy and confident, smiling and looking at camera.
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Three ways for business owners to make their company more sustainable (and profitable)

What does sustainability mean to you and your business? In Luxembourg, the scrutiny of businesses' environmental, social, and corporate governance programs looks set to further intensify. But does this shift spell more opportunity or an increase in risk? UBS presents three simple steps for any business to become more sustainable, purposeful… and potentially more profitable.
Claudia Monti, Luxembourg's ombudsman
Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann
money

ECB hawks push to scale back bond buying

Paring back loose-money policy expected to be discussed at bank’s monetary policy meeting on Thursday
5 min. 21.04.2021
The sudden resignation of Toshiba chairman and CEO Nobuaki Kurumatani (shown in 2018) may have sidelined a buyout offer from Luxembourg-based private equity firm CVC
private equity

Luxembourg-based buyout group sidelines Toshiba plans

CVC steps back from plans to take Toshiba private
2 min. 20.04.2021
Raiffeisen CEO Yves Biewer
The OECD is organising the talks.
Steam rises from the Miller coal Power Plant in Adamsville, Alabama on April 13, 2021. - The James H. Miller Jr. site faces no immediate shutdown threat and has the backing of many locals because of the jobs it offers -- despite sending about as much planet warming carbon dioxide into the sky last year as 3.7 million cars.
A grounded Air France airplane at the Roissy-Charles de Gaulle airport
North Rhine-Westphalia's Premier and head of Germany's conservative Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party Armin Laschet gives a press conference on Tuesday.
german elections

Laschet wins race to lead Merkel’s conservatives in election

A left-leaning coalition led by the gaining Greens would be “a different republic”, North Rhine-Westphalia premier says
3 min. 20.04.2021
Green fields
sustainability

Crucial week for EU to show true colours on green ambitions

The US is set to unveil its targets for reducing carbon emissions at the virtual summit
by Beatriz Ríos 3 min. 19.04.2021
People make their way along a street in the old quarters of New Delhi on April 19, 2021, as India's capital will impose a week-long lockdown
Angela Merkel's successor as chancellor will be elected in September
French President Emmanuel Macron (l) welcomed Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to Paris on Friday.
opinion
18.04.2021
Italian Prime Minister, Mario Draghi gives a press conference on Friday in Rome.
US President Joe Biden (L) and Russian President Vladimir Putin
restrictions

Biden imposes sanctions on Russia, restricts buying new debt

Ban for US financial institutions to participate in primary market for new Russian debt
5 min. 15.04.2021
An Egyptian navy craft patrols as ships resume navigation in the Suez Canal on March 30, 2021
Dry corn field
The American flag flies at half staff over the US Capitol in honour of the Capitol Police officer that was killed in the line of duty earlier today on April 02, 2021 in Washington, DC.
Fran Lebowitz may not be young but her biting wit shows a next generation how to think about news
media

How do young people consume news?

Pretentiousness of traditional media is why Gen Z says it prefers YouTube
by Natalia DEMBOWSKA 3 min. 16.04.2021
Customers having a drink on the first day terraces reopened in Luxembourg
being young in the pandemic
15.04.2021
You'd be forgiven for thinking this novel was your old class mate's doctoral thesis
Has to be seen to be fully appreciated: the spectacular life-sized 15-minute video “More Sweetly Play the Dance”
mudam
02.04.2021
Several Clausen terraces are open, including this sunny one at Ikki. We just need the sun to stay shining
Eat out

Terraces to try out

If you long for a long lunch with a view, by a lake or river, or even on a sand-filled beach, here are a few suggestions for terraces to try out
by Sarita RAO 8 min. 17.04.2021
The promenade at Remich
Very few 11-year-olds know what to put in a CV
The L Word
17.04.2021
Inside the Luxembourg Science Center's interactive playground