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Malta Gaming Authority informs on Skill Games Regulations & Fantasy Sports Ruling

The Skill Games Regulations (S.L. 438.11) are now in force following publication in the Government Gazette on the 24th of January 2017. In terms of these new regulations, the ... Read More
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What a leaked EU report says for Brexit

The European commission’s Brexit negotiators must strike a “workable” deal with Theresa May’s government to protect the City of London or the economies of the remaining member states will ... Read More

European Commission Considering Limits on Virtual Currency Transactions

The European Commission has released an Inception Impact Assessment  considering transaction limits on virtual currency transactions as it steps up efforts in its fight against the financing of terrorism. ... Read More

New Tax rules for transparency into force as of 1 January 2017

With an announcement published on 3 January 2017 the European Commission has welcomed the entry into force of new rules to ensure that Member States have all the information ... Read More
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Monte Paschi to issue 15 billion euro in debt after EU approves liquidity support – paper

Italy’s Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena (BMPS.MI), which is being bailed out by the state, plans to issue 15 billion euros ($15.8 billion) of debt next year to ... Read More

EU to hit UK with £50 billion Brexit settlement

The European Commission’s chief negotiator has said that the UK would have to pay a Brexit settlement fee of €50-€60 billion (£42-£50 billion). Michel Barnier mentioned the figure to ... Read More

European Commission is pursuing legal action against 7 Member States

European Commission is pursuing legal action against 7 Member States for violating car emissions legislation The European Commission is today acting against 7 Member States on the grounds that ... Read More
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Three major Banks fined €485 million for Euribor fix cartel

The European Commission has fined Crédit Agricole, HSBC and JPMorgan Chase, a total of € 485 million for participating in a cartel in euro interest rate derivatives. The banks ... Read More
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EU announces new tax rules to support online trading booming market

Statement by Vice-President Ansip at the press conference to announce new tax rules to support e-commerce and online businesses in the EU Online trading is a booming market, for ... Read More
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Italy has requested possible Monte dei Paschi bailout

Italy is discussing with the European Commission the terms of a state bailout of ailing bank Monte dei Paschi (BMPS.MI: Quote) that has already been requested and could be ... Read More
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