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Committees again reject blacklist of states at risk of money laundering

ECON LIBE 03-05-2017 - 19:01

The EU should have an autonomous process for judging whether countries are at high-risk of money laundering, say committee MEPs after rejecting for a second time, by 61 votes to 7 with 32 abstentions, a blacklist of countries drawn up by the EU Commission. (Read more)


MEPs vote to lower VAT on e-books, aligning them with printed books

ECON 03-05-2017 - 18:43

EU citizens could pay less for e-books after plans to allow member states to reduce VAT on e-publications were backed in committee on Wednesday. (Read more)

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