EU parliament gets serious about responding to the Panama Papers by fighting corruption and tax abuse
February 28th, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
BRUSSELS–Members of the European Parliament agreed today to strengthen the Anti-Money Laundering Directive, a crucial tool for both the EU and third countries in the fight against corruption and tax abuse.
The European Parliament has agreed with the European Commission’s proposal calling for public disclosure of information about who really owns and controls EU companies. MEPs also went beyond the European Commission’s proposal and are calling for the public disclosure of information on all types of trusts with ties to the European Union. (more…)