The Czechs do not know anything about the EU’s global strategies or the interconnection of energy networks. But they know very well that they can buy cheaper and better food in Germany, says MEP Tomáš Zdechovský (EPP).
A key decision awaits the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU). Will the Court’s judges side with the opponents of sharing services such as Uber, or will they instead support their further development? EURACTIV Czech Republic’s partner Aktuálně reports.
The illicit tobacco trade, representing 10.4% of the global cigarette market, is becoming an increasingly important issue with severe overall repercussions on finance, taxation, public health and international security.
The LuxLeaks case reminded Europe that it needs to deal with tax evasion which costs the EU budget billions of euros. A group of lawyers and economists put forward the so-called ‘Taxparency’ solution and believe they can gather political support. “We have already presented it to Mr. Juncker, and he liked it,” Czech MEP Tomáš Zdechovský told EURACTIV Czech Republic in an exclusive interview.