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Tax avoidance
Tax avoidance
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Greens/EFA group demands transparency

The Greens/EFA Group has written today to the Council Presidency and to the Chair of the Code of Conduct Group regarding the EU blacklist of tax havens.
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Europe shows its teeth against tax dodging

he European Commissioner Margrethe Vestager announced the opening of an investigation into the tax affairs of IKEA. As many other big companies, IKEA has been using a series of tax loopholes for years to avoid paying taxes. It is the duty of the European Commission to stop these unfair behaviours and make sure that companies pay their tax…
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Greens/EFA Round up

Greens/EFA priorities for the Strasbourg Plenary week included the adoption of the recommendations after the tax scandal of the Panama Papers; the Green report on European Strategy for low emission transport; Poland and the Bialowieza forest; another Green report on new legislation to regulate EU vessels outside EU waters; the EU summit …
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New legislation will deliver real benefits for citizens

The European Parliament, Commission and Council successfully concluded trilogue negotiations on the revision to the anti-money laundering directive. The revised legislation includes a series of important measures for cracking down on money laundering, including the creation of ultimate beneficial ownership registers
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Panama papers

The European Parliament has agreed on strong recommendations to fight tax avoidance and money laundering as a response to the Panama Papers scandal! Now its time for the European Commission and EU Member States to act to make tax justice a reality!
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The Greens/EFA Co-Presidents' briefing

Greens/EFA co-presidents Ska Keller and Philippe Lamberts present the key issues of the plenary session and of the European agenda for the Greens/EFA group
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What's coming up in Parliament

A look ahead to next week's session in the European Parliament in Strasbourg and the Greens/EFA priority issues on the agenda
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EU Finance Ministers agree on whitewashed blacklist

The EU Finance Ministers have today approved the EU’s tax haven blacklist. This lists 17 countries that have not responded to information requests from the European Council or that have not committed themselves to make their tax policy compliant with EU criteria.
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The fight against corruption and how to win it

New estimates released this year have shown the staggering amount of money that is lost due to corruption in the EU: between 179 and 990 billion euros, every single year. To play with a metaphor, corruption is like a contagious disease, a virus that spreads quickly, infecting people in ways that are not always visible, and ravishing o…
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Congratulations to “anti-Schäuble” Centeno

Today, the Eurogroup elected Portuguese Finance Minister Mario Centeno as its new President. Sven Giegold, financial and economic policy spokesperson of the Greens/EFA Group in the European Parliament, comments.