The Great Debate UK

Bank bonus season again

January 12, 2011

–Laurence Copeland is a professor of finance at Cardiff University Business School . The opinions expressed are his own–

from The Great Debate:

UK bonus tax both cynical and justified

December 10, 2009

(James Saft is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own)

A cynical election maneuver it may well be, but Britain's plan to impose a punitive tax on bonus payments is also reasonably well crafted and in broad terms justified.