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Economy & Jobs 07-11-2014

Juncker will not face MEPs over Luxembourg tax deals

Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker is reluctant to face MEPs next week to shed light on whether the secret tax deals between more than 300 international companies and Luxembourg are in accordance with EU law.
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Economy & Jobs 06-11-2014

Juncker avoids commenting on Luxembourg tax deals

After more than 300 companies secured secret deals from Luxembourg to slash their tax bills, Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, and former Luxembourg Prime Minister, was asked on Wednesday if there wasn’t a conflict of interest since he took over as chief of the EU executive.
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EU Priorities 2020 22-10-2014

Juncker: This will be the ‘last chance Commission’

The new Juncker Commission was approved on Wednesday after a vote in the European Parliament in Strasbourg.
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Economy & Jobs 11-09-2014

Commission welcomes EU court ruling over Mastercard cross-border fees

The European Court of Justice ruled on Thursday that MasterCard broke competition law when setting interchange charges for cross-border card payments. The European Commission welcomed the court's decision.
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Economy & Jobs 02-07-2014

European banking supervision taking shape, say EU Auditors

The European Court of Auditors has said that the Commission’s reform of the banking sector legislation and the creation of the European Banking Authority were “important first steps” in response to the financial crisis.
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EU Priorities 2020 02-07-2014

Van Rompuy, Soros, Moscovici debate Europe’s future

Only days after EU leaders nominated former Luxembourg Prime Minister Jean-Claude Juncker to become the next president of the European Commission, European Council President Herman Van Rompuy, former French Finance Minister Pierre Moscovici and Open Society founder and chairman George Soros met in Brussels to debate on the future of the European Union.