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Stephen Bartholomeusz — Masterful Finance Columnist: A discussion
Members' Dinner with Stephen Bartholomeusz
Prof Ian Dunn AM
June 28, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm$80.00 – $95.00
Stephen Bartholomeusz is one of Australia’s leading Economics Journalists
After 23 years at The Age, during which he rose to the position of Associate Editor, Stephen left to co found the Business Spectator in 2007. In 2012 he took up a position at The Australian as a Finance Columnist and he remained there until 2018 when he returned to The Age as Senior Columnist. At the time of his departure from The Australian, Joe Aston of the Financial Review wrote that “Bartholomeusz was the best columnist within the News Corporation stable and that his move back to The Age was the greatest coup achieved by The Age management.”
Stephen writes a daily column for The Age and SMH dealing with a variety of topics. Two have attracted our attention and will be discussed at this event. President Biden surprised observers by leading the push for minimum corporate tax rates internationally, and although the rate struck (15 percent) is lower than that charged by many of the countries which have signed up to this agreement, it does open the door for greater taxation of companies such as Amazon and Google etc, the agreement which was reached by many companies has received warm recognition
And in a later column Stephen commented on the latest example of green activism amongst shareholder groups, as a consequence of which two directors at Exxon(!) have been replaced. Copies of these two columns will be made available to attendees prior to the event. And questions will not be limited to these topics.
This face to face dinner with this masterful financial columnist is not to be missed!
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