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•  From the Financial Times:

"Twenty four institutional investors in Amazon are putting pressure on the ecommerce group to increase transparency on where and how much it pays in tax around the world.

The investors — who include asset managers Nordea, Royal London and several large European and US pension funds — are trying to get a shareholder resolution brought at the group’s annual meeting this year, which if passed would significantly overhaul the company’s tax public disclosures.

"The resolution demanding Amazon adopt a new reporting standard on tax practices was originally brought by a Catholic investment fund and UK public retirement scheme in December."