At the G7 summit over the weekend, chaired by Brown, the Treasury agreed to look into proposals from France and Germany that a tax on aeroplane fuel be used to bankroll poverty-reduction and development projects in poor countries.
The Observer reported that Brown, initially in favour of funding debt relief by issuing bonds, had agreed to give the aircraft fuel tax serious consideration.
Harrison Beale & Owen will (HB&O) have a new chairman and managing director at the helm for 2017
Satvir Bungar promoted to managing director in the mergers and acquisitions team
Carolyn Brown appointed as the first head of client legal services practice RSM Legal
UK senior partner Phil Verity has been elected for a second term at Mazars