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Why Deltour verdict must not be forgotten in transparency fight
March 16th, 2017
Antoine Deltour and Raphaël Halet have been tried again. And convicted again. After losing a trial last year for their role in LuxLeaks, a scandal that exposed secret tax deals concocted between multinational corporations and the government of Luxembourg, the two were re-tried this year (along with journalist Edouard Perrin, who escaped conviction). While the new sentences were reduced
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#StopTaxDodging Campaign: Putting an end to unfair tax policies
June 11th, 2015
STOP Tax Dodging – campaigning across Europe From Ireland to Italy and from Slovenia to Spain we have the same message: ‘STOP Tax Dodging’, and for good reason. When companies and wealthy individuals don’t pay their fair share of tax, it hurts us all. The hardest impacts are felt in the poorest countries, but all
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Adoption of AMLD Not an Endpoint, Citizens Want More Transparency
May 20th, 2015
Press Release for Immediate Release BRUSSELS—After months of negotiations, debate, and dialogue, the European Parliament has formally adopted the 4th Anti-Money Laundering Directive (AMLD), setting the stage for a public discussion on what further measures are needed to combat tax evasion, money laundering, and other illicit flows. “While the final adoption of the text is
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