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PwC comments on EU’s proposed changes to finalise Basel III and start implementing Basel IV

Earlier this week , the European Commission published its first proposals for revised rules to calibrate capital and liquidity requirements – in the form of a Directive and a ... Read More

FIA welcomes EC proposals on capital requirements

FIA welcomes today’s publication of the European Commission’s (EC) proposals to amend the Capital Requirements Directive 2013/36/EU (CRD IV) and the Capital Requirements Regulation EU No 575/2013(CRR). The proposals ... Read More

European Commission proposes new bankruptcy rules

European Commission proposes new approach to business insolvency in Europe: promoting early restructuring to support growth and protect jobs The European Commission is for the first time presenting a ... Read More

Germany and the European Commission rejected calls to impose taxes on imports from USA

Germany and the European Commission rejected on Monday (14 November) calls by former French President Nicolas Sarkozy to impose taxes on imports from the United States if President-elect Donald ... Read More
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European Commission invites European Supervisory Authorities to amend KID documents for investment products

The European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) – the European Banking Authority (EBA), European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) and European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) – have received a ... Read More
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ESMA finalises Advice on Future Rules for Financial Benchmarks

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has finalised its technical advice to the European Commission on important aspects of future rules for benchmarks. In particular, ESMA provides advice ... Read More

EU and Canada signed CETA; a trade deal that sets a new standard for global trade

On 30 October, the EU and Canada sign a trade agreement, known as the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA). This deal will create jobs and growth by boosting ... Read More

EU Commission proposes major Tax reform; A fair tax system through the EU Single Market

The Commission has today announced plans to overhaul the way in which companies are taxed in the Single Market, delivering a growth-friendly and fair corporate tax system. Re‑calibrated as ... Read More

EU To Create List Of Non-Cooperative Tax Jurisdictions

The European Commission has confirmed plans to draw up a pan-EU list of non-cooperative tax jurisdictions. In announcing the plans on September 15, the Commission released “a pre-assessment of ... Read More

Apple should repay Ireland €13bn, European Commission rules

Ireland should recover up to €13bn (£11bn) from Apple in back taxes, the European Commission has ruled. After a three-year investigation, it has concluded that the US firm’s Irish ... Read More
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