The European Commission has turned a blind eye to secretive tax deals that Ireland and other countries have been doing with multinationals for decades.
Tue, 03 Feb, 2015
The European Parliament’s Green Party has cleared the first legal hurdle for the creation of a committee to look into tax evasion in the wake of revelations about hundreds of secret deals for companies in Luxembourg.
Thu, 15 Jan, 2015
The abolition of the "double Irish" is a highlight of the 10-year tenure of European Commission president José Manuel Barroso, who said he would put it in his legacy speech. He is due to leave office in two weeks’ time.
Wed, 15 Oct, 2014
EU lawmakers have delayed new rules to regulate money market funds used by big companies to park billions of euros after they clashed over how tough the changes should be.
Tue, 18 Feb, 2014
MEPs say they will fight proposals from EU Financial Services Commissioner Michel Barnier that would water down legislation capping banker bonuses.
Thu, 30 Aug, 2012
THE issue of harmonising tax rates across the EU has been put back on the table by members of the European Parliament when discussing proposed legislation on the consolidated corporate tax base.
Wed, 30 Nov, 2011
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