Report - Rothschilds could pay early bonuses

The Daily Mail reports that Rothschild is believed to be considering the move after Ed Balls promised to introduce a windfall tax on bankers’ bonuses in the first year of the next parliament if Labour comes to power.

Hedge funds defend themselves over tax criticism

Hedge funds have defended themselves against criticism from Labour party leader Ed Miliband, arguing that they contributed £4bn in British taxes last year and would not benefit from changes in levies on financial trading.

Former UBS executive back in court


Raoul Weil, once a powerful UBS executive, will return Tuesday to a U.S. courthouse where prosecutors said last month he ran a business that used Swiss bank secrecy to help Americans cheat on their taxes.