Dutch Beneficial Ownership Register effective 2020

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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The Netherlands to tighten tax rules for foreign firms

The Netherlands said it will tighten rules on tax breaks for foreign firms after facing criticism from the EU for offering complicated schemes for multinationals. Dutch authorities said they ... Read More

AFM warns against the business practices of Florijn Duurzaam Wonen

The Dutch Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM) is issuing a warning to consumers regarding the business practices of Florijn Duurzaam Wonen B.V. Florijn Duurzaam Wonen offers bonds in ... Read More
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Netherlands to introduce Registry Of Beneficial Ownership to fight Tax evasion

One year after the revelations of the Panama Papers there is still a lot of work to do for the Netherlands to effectively prevent and fight widespread international money ... Read More
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Netherlands Urged To Reform Indirect Tax System

The Netherlands should focus its future tax reform efforts on improving efficiency, reducing the debt bias, and shifting the tax burden from labor toward consumption and property, the International ... Read More
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The Netherlands and some Nordic countries jail less in Europe

Europe’s prison population falls, but there is no progress in tackling overcrowding, says annual Council of Europe survey The number of people held in European prisons decreased by 6.8% ... Read More

28.7% of EU GDP spent on social protection

Since 2011, social protection expenditure in the European Union (EU) has increased slightly, from 28.3% of GDP in 2011 to 28.7% in 2014, according to data from Eurostat, the ... Read More

A bank in the Netherlands and a local university are working on blockchain prototypes

A prominent bank in the Netherlands is working with a local university to develop a series of blockchain prototypes. ABN Amro, which is a member of the Linux Foundation-led ... Read More

The Netherlands AFM regulator informed for advertising ban of binary options

When answering Parliamentary questions on 16 September, Minister of Finance Dijsselbloem announced that he will start working together with the Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM) on an ... Read More

Fastned raises 3 million euro via the new stock exchange Nxchange

Fastned, which is building a pan-European network of fast charging stations for electric cars, has raised 3.07 million euro in fresh capital in the first five weeks of its ... Read More
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