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MEPs call for tax haven black list, patent box rules, CCCTB and more

ECON 21-06-2016 - 20:27

Recommendations to make corporate taxation fairer and clearer were voted by the Special Committee on Tax Rulings II on Tuesday evening. They call for an EU public register of beneficial owners of companies, a tax havens blacklist, sanctions against non-cooperative tax jurisdictions, action against abuse of “patent box” regimes, a code of conduct for banks and tax advisors, tax good governance rules in all EU trade agreements and a withholding tax on profits leaving the EU. (Read more)

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ECB ready for contingencies following UK referendum, Mario Draghi tells MEPs

ECON 21-06-2016 - 19:05

The European Central Bank is ready for all contingencies following the UK’s EU referendum, said ECB President Mario Draghi in his second monetary dialogue this year with the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee on Tuesday. Mr Draghi declined to speculate on a possible outcome of the vote, but admitted that "it is difficult to foresee the various dimensions of the vote on the markets and the euro area economies.” (Read more)

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Dijsselbloem: concerns about flexible application Stability & Growth Pact rules

ECON 14-06-2016 - 13:08

Dutch finance minister and ECOFIN Chair Jeroen Dijsselbloem worries that the way in which the EU Commission applies Stability and Growth Pact rules may not be entirely objective, he told Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee MEPs on Tuesday. At a meeting reviewing the Dutch Presidency of the Council of Economy and Finance Ministers, he said he hoped that on Friday 17 June they would agree a road map for completing the Banking Union with a European Deposit Guarantee Scheme (EDIS). (Read more)

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