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Economy & Jobs 05-06-2019

In Fukuoka, EU to focus on trade tensions at G20, seek tax on digital firms

Resolving global trade tensions must be a top priority to preserve an expected modest rebound in global growth, European Union finance ministers will tell G20 counterparts this week amid an escalating US-Chinese trade conflict.
Development Policy 29-01-2018

Extreme wealth continues to grow in 2017

According to an Oxfam report, 2017 registered a record high of millionaires, with a new millionaire every two days - a trend largely supported by tax evasion practices. EURACTIV.fr reports.
Economy & Jobs 22-09-2016

Former Commissioner Kroes named in new offshore leak

Former European Commissioner Neelie Kroes, once Brussels' most feared corporate watchdog, failed to declare her directorship of an offshore firm, leaked files showed yesterday (21 September).
EU Priorities 2020 25-11-2014

Analysts support increased transparency to fight tax havens

Responsible corporations paying their taxes and revealing their ownership structure could be a possible solution in the fight of Europe against tax evasion and tax havens which cost billions of euro annually. EURACTIV Czech Republic reports.
Amazon cat [Flickr/Stephen Woods]
Competition 06-11-2014

Luxembourg tax deals weigh on Juncker

More than 300 companies, including PepsiCo Inc, AIG Inc and Deutsche Bank AG, secured secret deals from Luxembourg to slash their tax bills, the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) reported, quoting leaked documents. Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, a former prime minister of Luxembourg, was asked yesterday (5 November) to comment.
Development Policy 07-02-2013

Eva Joly: ‘Don’t sacrifice development aid’

EU leaders who meet today (7 February) to work on the 2014-2020 budget are expected to cut spending for development aid up to 13%, says MEP Eva Joly, chairwoman of the European Parliament’s Committee on Development. She calls on EU leaders not to sacrifice development aid, which she calls “peace insurance for Europe”. 
Euro & Finance 23-10-2012

Offshore deposits move from Cyprus to Latvia

Offshore funds flowing from crisis-hit Cyprus have helped boost bank deposits in Latvia, strengthening the small Baltic state's position as an offshore banking centre for neighbouring Russia and other ex-Soviet states, recent data reveal.

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