About: Hans-Jörg Schelling

Economy & Jobs 22-03-2017

Belgium told to get off the fence, stop blocking FTT

EU finance ministers have presented a compromise text for the Financial Transaction Tax (FTT) and urged Slovakia and Belgium, which is accused of deliberately blocking negotiations, to ratify it. EURACTIV France reports.
Euro & Finance 19-05-2016

Compromise spares Austrian region bankruptcy

A creditor dispute over severance pay resulting from the Hypo Group Alpe Adria bank going under has been settled and the Austrian state of Carinthia has been spared bankruptcy. EURACTIV Germany reports.
Development Policy 30-01-2015

FTT launch agreed for 2016

EU states involved in the development of a Financial Transaction Tax have set a target launch date of 1 January 2016. Greece was the only participant not to sign the agreement. EURACTIV France reports