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Shelling out at last

The Times: Shelling out at last

“SHELL’S chief executive, Jeroen van der Veer, should be after the head of whoever was responsible for making him look mean and insensitive when, it now transpires, this could have been avoided.”

Wednesday 21 September 2005

SHELL’S chief executive, Jeroen van der Veer, should be after the head of whoever was responsible for making him look mean and insensitive when, it now transpires, this could have been avoided.

For months Shell contended that it could do nothing to help UK investors in Royal Dutch who were to be saddled with extra tax bills because of the group’s restructuring.

Now, after the majority had accepted their unhappy fate, a remedy has been found. This-is good news for the few who held out, but not good enough for a business that should have its share of clever accountants.

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