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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

Dec 13 2017

Exclusive: After Grenfell fire, same builders rehired to replace dangerous cladding, Reuters finds

LONDON Some building companies that installed dangerous cladding on social housing blocks across Britain are now winning new contracts following the Grenfell Tower blaze to remove their original work and install panels that can pass safety tests, a Reuters review shows. | Video

Dec 13 2017

Exclusive - After Grenfell fire, same builders rehired to replace dangerous cladding, Reuters finds

LONDON Some building companies that installed dangerous cladding on social housing blocks across Britain are now winning new contracts following the Grenfell Tower blaze to remove their original work and install panels that can pass safety tests, a Reuters review shows. | Video

Dec 05 2017

Steinhoff says probes accounting irregularities, CEO resigns

Steinhoff International, Europe's second-largest furniture retailer by sales said it had launched an investigation into accounting irregularities and that its chief executive had resigned on Tuesday.

Nov 22 2017

UK targets tech giants over tax avoidance and VAT fraud

LONDON Britain announced measures on Wednesday to tackle tax avoidance by tech giants and to hold online marketplaces like eBay and Amazon.com accountable for tax evasion via their platforms.

Nov 14 2017

Damages for Grenfell fire victims may total just $5 million: Reuters analysis

(This Oct. 18 story corrects age in paragraph 19 to five, not six)

Nov 09 2017

British shell companies linked to 52 money laundering scandals

LONDON British shell companies have been linked to 52 money laundering scandals involving 80 billion pounds ($105 billion) in the past 14 years, according to researchers at campaign group Transparency International.

Nov 08 2017

Steinhoff didn't tell investors about nearly $1 billion in deals

LONDON German-listed Steinhoff International did not tell investors about almost $1 billion in transactions with a related company despite laws that some experts believe require it to do so, a Reuters examination of filings and prospectuses has found.

Nov 08 2017

Steinhoff didn't tell investors about nearly $ 1 billion in deals

LONDON German-listed Steinhoff International did not tell investors about almost $1 billion in transactions with a related company despite laws that some experts believe require it to do so, a Reuters examination of filings and prospectuses has found.

Nov 05 2017

Multinationals grapple with Republican excise tax surprise

WASHINGTON/LONDON The Republican tax bill unveiled last week in the U.S. Congress could disrupt the global supply chains of large, multinational companies by slapping a 20-percent tax on cross-border transactions they routinely make between related business units.

Oct 17 2017

UK lawmakers say Amazon, eBay not doing enough to combat VAT fraud

LONDON A UK parliamentary report has criticized Amazon and eBay for not doing enough to prevent tax fraud on their online market places and recommended the government hold the online giants accountable for tax lost to evaders.

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