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Michel Reimon

Function Member
Phone Brussels+32-2-2845681
Phone Strasbourg+33-3-88175681
E-Mail
Office

Brussels
European Parliament
Rue Wiertz
B- 1047 Brussels

Strasbourg
European Parliament
LOW T0 5125
Allée du Printemps-B.P. 1024/F
F-67070 Strasbourg Cedex

Party Die Grünen
CountryAustria
Greens / EFA Group Member
Committees Industry, Research and Energy (Member)
Culture and Education (Substitute Member)
Economic and Monetary Affairs (Substitute Member)
Foreign Affairs (Member)
Delegations Mashreq (Member)
Arab Peninsula (Substitute Member)
Iraq (Substitute Member)

Relevant Articles

Newspaper-Media
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Austria press freedom

Quotes from Ska Keller and Judith Sargentini

On the news that the Austrian minister of the interior Herbert Kickl issued a communication to police and other officials on which media outlets to engage with based on how friendly they are to the government, President of the Greens/EFA group in the European Parliament Ska Keller comments.

Tax report
(CC BY-SA 2.0) Dave Dugdale
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European Commission rule Luxembourg did not give selective tax treatment to McDonald's

Tax avoidance

The European Commission has today ruled that the non-taxation of certain McDonald's profits in Luxembourg did not constitute illegal State Aid, as it is in line with national tax laws.

Car emissions
Ruben de Rijcke (CC BY-SA 3.0)
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Car companies must be held to account over possible collusion

Emissions cheating

The European Commission has just announced that it will open a formal investigation into whether BMW, Daimler and VW colluded to breach EU anti-trust rules around the roll-out of clean emissions technology.

Austrian Presidency
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Is this the Europe we want?

As Austria takes over EU Presidency, we want to remind Sebastian Kurz and his government that they now have the task to bring governments of the EU together and finding compromises. It's time for him to stop stirring up fear and division in the EU!

Tax avoidance
Tax avoidance
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Austria

Open for shady money

Tax loopholes, the sale of passports to dubious figures and inaction against money laundering makes Austria a safe haven for tax evaders, kleptocrats and corrupt cash according to a new report from the Greens/EFA group. The study "Austria - (still) open for shady money" released at the beginning of the Austrian Presidency of the EU shows that while Austria has made some progress on issues of financial secrecy in recent years, the country remains an attractive destination for dirty money.

Tax avoidance
Tax avoidance
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Quote from Molly Scott Cato

Luxembourg/Engie ruling

Greens/EFA tax and competition spokesperson Molly Scott Cato comments on the European Commission's decision that Luxembourg gave illegal tax benefits to Engie.

Syrian and Iraqi refugees arrive from Turkey to Lesbos, Greece
Ggia (CC BY-SA 4.0)
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New study shows how EU-Turkey deal is turning refugees into detainees

Asylum

The European Union's agreement with Turkey is failing to uphold the rights of refugees in Greece, according to a new study commissioned by the Greens/EFA group in the European Parliament.

refugees bulgaria
UNHCR, CC BY-NC 2.0

The EU-Turkey Statement and the Greek Hotspots

A failed European pilot project in refugee policy

The study shows how the hotspots approach, coupled with the implementation of the EU-Turkey statement, violates the rights of refugees and migrants and still fails to achieve its underlying dual aim, namely to contain migrants and refugees in order to deter potential new arrivals and to facilitate returns from Greece to Turkey.

President Macron: show leadership on tax reforms

Tax Justice

The Greens/EFA group has written to the French President, calling on him to show leadership on tax justice.

Food diversity
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Baysanto merger is bad news for farmers and the environment

Bayer/Monsanto

"Baysanto" spells bad news for farmers, our environment and food security, says Greens/EFA food safety spokesperson Bart Staes.

Amazon
Silus Grok(CC BY-SA 2.0)
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EU decision on Amazon's tax activities a welcome result for tax justice

Amazon state aid ruling

European Commissioner for Competition, Margrethe Vestager, has today announced the verdict of the Eu...

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Action against Google shows EU's collective power

Google fine

"This is a good example of how the EU member states can act collectively to clamp down on corporate power; action an individual country may not feel able or willing to do on its own," says Molly Scott Cato.