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FTC Article in Federation of European Accountants Publication
April 30th, 2015
Yesterday, the Federation of European Accountants (FEE), a group that represents 47 institutes from more than 36 European countries, held their fourth annual tax day at the European Parliament in Brussels. As a part of their vast program for the day, the FEE released a publication taking a look at tax and transparency policies and what the future
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U.S. Should Follow E.U. Transparency Lead, Require Country-by-Country Reporting at Banks
February 28th, 2013
WASHINGTON, DC – Global Financial Integrity (GFI) praised European Union leaders today for their commitment to requiring banks to disclose profits-made, taxes-paid, subsidiaries, and staff levels on a country-by-country basis, and the Washington, DC-based research and advocacy organization called upon the United States to follow Europe’s lead and adopt similar rules.
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Dutch government could undermine transparency laws while Shell’s payment scandal grows
February 7th, 2013
LONDON - As the scandal grows around a Nigerian oil deal involving Shell and Italian firm Eni who made a US$1.1 billion payment that ended up in the accounts of a company controlled by a corrupt former Nigerian Oil Minister, the Dutch government is coming under increasing pressure to stop supporting opt-outs in new EU legislation that would enable companies such as Shell to avoid having to publicly report these payments in certain circumstances.
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