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Assuntos económicos e monetários

 

Parliament again rejects blacklist of states at risk of money laundering

Plenary Session Economic and monetary affairs17-05-2017 - 12:52

MEPs again reject as inadequate by 392 votes to 80, with 207 abstentions, a narrow list of countries at risk of money laundering. (Read more: Parliament again rejects blacklist of states at risk of money laundering )

 

Committees again reject blacklist of states at risk of money laundering

LIBE ECON Justice and home affairs / Economic and monetary affairs03-05-2017 - 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: Committees again reject blacklist of states at risk of money laundering )

 

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

ECON Economic and monetary affairs / Taxation03-05-2017 - 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: MEPs vote to lower VAT on e-books, aligning them with printed books )

 

Presidente do Eurogrupo espera acordo sobre resgate à Grécia no final de maio

Sessão plenária Assuntos económicos e monetários27-04-2017 - 14:10

Eurodeputados de vários grupos políticos apelaram hoje aos credores da Grécia que concluam rapidamente as negociações sobre o resgate ao país, salientando os esforços que os gregos têm feito. (Ler mais: Presidente do Eurogrupo espera acordo sobre resgate à Grécia no final de maio )

 

MEPs close multinationals’ tax loopholes

Plenary Session Economic and monetary affairs27-04-2017 - 11:56

Loopholes used by some of the world’s multinationals to avoid paying tax were closed by Parliament in a vote on Thursday. (Read more: MEPs close multinationals’ tax loopholes )

 

New rules make cash flow investments by start-ups and SMEs safer

Plenary Session Economic and monetary affairs05-04-2017 - 13:14

New rules to make money market funds (MMFs) more resistant to crises and market turbulence were approved on Wednesday. MFFs supply easily accessible liquid assets to business start-ups and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), but can be vulnerable to panic runs on their money. (Read more: New rules make cash flow investments by start-ups and SMEs safer )

 

New rules to protect investors and help SMEs access diverse sources of capital

Plenary Session Economic and monetary affairs05-04-2017 - 12:52

Uniform rules on the information given in investor prospectuses were approved by Parliament on Wednesday. They aim to protect investors, create a more efficient single capital market and ease small firms’ access to finance. (Read more: New rules to protect investors and help SMEs access diverse sources of capital )

 

Greece: EP to debate progress on second review of economic adjustment programme

Plenary Session Economic and monetary affairs04-04-2017 - 11:00

MEPs will again debate the state of play on the second review of the economic adjustment programme for Greece, for the second time this year, on Tuesday at 15.00. (Read more: Greece: EP to debate progress on second review of economic adjustment programme )

 

MEPs vote to close loopholes for exploiting EU and third country tax differences

ECON Economic and monetary affairs27-03-2017 - 18:29

Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee MEPs have voted to close loopholes which allow some of the world’s largest corporations to avoid paying tax on profits by exploiting differences in the tax systems of EU and third countries. (Read more: MEPs vote to close loopholes for exploiting EU and third country tax differences )

 

Citizens should get access to data on firm owners to fight money laundering

LIBE ECON Justice and home affairs / Economic and monetary affairs28-02-2017 - 10:13

EU citizens could access registers of beneficial owners of companies without having to demonstrate a “legitimate interest,” and trusts would have to meet the same transparency requirements as firms, under amendments, agreed by MEPs on Tuesday, to the EU Anti-Money Laundering Directive. (Read more: Citizens should get access to data on firm owners to fight money laundering )