Briefing 
 

Vote on plans to establish “Panama Papers” inquiry committee 

Parliament is set to vote Wednesday on a proposal by its political leadership to set up an inquiry committee to look into the “Panama Papers” revelations on the financial arrangements of offshore companies and their ultimate beneficiaries.

The 65-strong committee is to investigate alleged contraventions and maladministration in the application of EU laws on money laundering, tax avoidance and taxevasion. It has twelve months to present its final report.


The committee’s mandate was approved on 2 June by Parliament’s Conference of Presidents (President and political group leaders).


Procedure: Rule 198, Rules of Procedure of the European Parliament

Vote: Wednesday, 8 June

 

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