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Wal-Mart Plans to Cut Carbon Emissions from Supply Chain by 20 Million Metric Tons

February 26, 2010 in World Climate Change Report · Leave a Comment 

Wal-Mart will work with suppliers and environmental experts to cut greenhouse gas emissions from its supply-chain by 20 million metric tons by 2015…

Firms Discuss Role of International Tax Policy, Effects Of Proposed Reform on Global Decisions

February 26, 2010 in · Leave a Comment 

The tax function is only one of several factors that affect a company’s decision to conduct facets of its business in foreign countries, panelists said…

Modified Obama International Tax Proposals Seen Showing Effect of Comments

February 26, 2010 in Daily Tax Report · Leave a Comment 

The Obama administration scaled back its fiscal year 2011 budget proposal on deferral and eliminated its proposed check-the-box reforms because the business…

Obama’s Proposed Tax on Unearned Income Would Raise $184 Billion, Says Joint Committee on Taxation

February 26, 2010 in Daily Tax Report · Leave a Comment 

An analysis from the Joint Committee on Taxation shows that President Obama’s proposal to impose a new Hospital Insurance tax on unearned income would replace…

Obama Health Reform Proposal Includes Generic Drug Deal Ban, Biologics Pathway

The revamped health care proposal that President Obama released Feb. 22 includes a provision to crack down on “pay-for-delay” drug patent settlements…

IP Czar Seeks Public Comments on Costs Of Infringement, Enforcement Objectives

U.S. Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator Victoria A. Espinel on Feb. 23 called for public comments identifying the economic and public safety costs of intellectual property…

Continuing Industry Concerns over Patent Reform Bills Addressed in House Staff Briefing

U.S. manufacturing and labor representatives briefed House of Representatives staff members and the press Feb. 19 on their continuing concerns about…

Obama Rejects ‘Either/Or Strategy’ to Move Separate Energy, Climate Bills

February 25, 2010 in World Climate Change Report · Leave a Comment 

President Obama told the U.S. Business Roundtable Feb. 24 that he continues to oppose an “either/or strategy” that would move an energy bill separate…

SEC Votes to Issue Statement Confirming Commitment to International Accounting Standards

February 25, 2010 in Daily Tax Report · Leave a Comment 

The Securities and Exchange Commission Feb. 24 voted unanimously to issue a statement making clear its commitment to a single set of globally accepted accounting standards…

Treasury Officials Defend Budget Proposal to Curb Abusive Transfer of Intangibles

February 25, 2010 in Daily Tax Report · Leave a Comment 

Senior Treasury Department officials Feb. 24 defended an administration budget proposal intended to stop the abusive shifting of intangibles out of the United States, contending that…

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