Gone are the days when tax was seen as a rather dry and technical process. It’s now driving news headlines and not good ones. Leaks and scandals are increasingly tarnishing and threatening the reputation of many global brands, multinational businesses and even countries. Austerity has emboldened policy makers to take action. It’s a vote winner. As Europe heads towards elections, the team at FTI Consulting Brussels looks at how a new Commission is likely to take the issue of ‘fair taxation’ forward.