I suppose we could have more transparency

But it is possible to overwhelm people with information you know:

Mr Diamond, an American citizen, is entitled to compensation from his employer if he is charged tax twice – as he was last year by Britain and New York State.

The scale of last year\’s tax equalisation payment caught some investors by surprise, even though such clauses are common among FTSE 100 companies and the details were available in Mr Diamond\’s contract.

The information was all there, all easily available.

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