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New Greek Government planning deep Tax cuts

25/07/2019(0)
Following its recent election victory, the New Democratic Government in Greece will bring forward legislation for a wide range of tax cuts, including a substantial reduction in corporate tax ... Read More
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New EU-wide tax system to offer more tax certainty in double taxation issues

04/07/2019(0)
The European Commission has announced that new EU rules come into force as from the 1st of July  to ensure quicker and more effective resolution of tax disputes between Member States, ... Read More
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KPMG to settle charges by paying a $50 million penalty

19/06/2019(0)
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) charged KPMG LLP with altering past audit work after receiving stolen information about inspections of the firm that would be conducted by the ... Read More
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EU removes three territories from tax blacklist

14/06/2019(0)
The European Council has confirmed that Aruba, Barbados, and Bermuda are to be removed from the EU’s list of non-cooperative tax jurisdictions. The original list was announced in December ... Read More
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EU Presidential debate hears call for minimum 18% corporation tax rate across the EU

20/05/2019(0)
A debate among the lead candidates for the presidency of the European Commission has heard a call for a minimum 18% corporation tax rate across the EU. The call ... Read More
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Cayman Islands plans to broaden regulatory regime for securities and investments

08/05/2019(0)
The Cayman Islands plans to broaden the territory’s regulatory regime for securities and investments. The territory launched a consultation on The Securities Investment Business (Amendment) Bill, 2019 on April ... Read More
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Dutch Beneficial Ownership Register effective 2020

25/04/2019(0)
The Dutch Government has confirmed that a registry of ultimate beneficial owners of companies will enter into force in the Netherlands from January 2020. Legislation to implement the UBO ... Read More
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Swiss bank UBS to appeal after fined 4.5 billion euros in French tax fraud case

21/02/2019(0)
A French court found Swiss bank UBS AG guilty of illegally soliciting clients and laundering the proceeds of tax evasion, ordering it to pay 4.5 billion euros ($5.1 billion) ... Read More
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Why has the European Commission not investigated Lux Leaks tax deals?

18/02/2019(0)
Almost five years ago, the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists published its Lux Leaks investigation, exposing how some of the world’s largest corporations cycled billions of dollars through Luxembourg ... Read More
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Decision making on EU Tax Policy

16/01/2019(0)
How is EU law on taxation adopted? The European Commission proposes new EU law or amendments to existing EU tax law. Currently, EU tax law is adopted through a ... Read More
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