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Switzerland, Luxembourg plan to join China-led development bank

Switzerland, Luxembourg plan to join China-led development bank

21 March 2015   0 comments
Switzerland and Luxembourg are planning to join the Beijing-backed development bank AIIB, China's finance ministry said, the latest European nations to sign up to the multilateral lender which has drawn...

EU unveils clampdown on tax avoidance after LuxLeaks 18 March 2015

The EU intensified efforts to fight rampant tax avoidance by multinationals on Wednesday in its first major effort to counter the LuxLeaks scandal that poured embarrassment on commission head Jean-Claude...

EU seeks clampdown on tax avoidance after LuxLeaks 18 March 2015

The EU intensified efforts to fight rampant tax avoidance by multinationals on Wednesday in its first major effort to counter the LuxLeaks scandal that poured embarrassment on commission head Jean-Claude...

France's Hollande presses Luxembourg on tax avoidance 6 March 2015

French President Francois Hollande urged Luxembourg on Friday to "go as far as possible" in tackling tax avoidance in the wake of the Luxleaks scandal.Investigative journalists last year found top international...

EU court bans France, Luxembourg e-book tax cuts 5 March 2015

France and Luxembourg must stop applying lower sales tax rates to electronic or e-books, the EU's highest court ruled Thursday.The European Commission, the EU's executive arm, took legal action against...

ECB unveils new 20-euro banknote

25 February 2015
The ECB is gradually phasing in new banknotes to replace those in circulation since the euro became a physical currency in January 2002.

EU parliament approves LuxLeaks tax probe

12 February 2015
EU lawmakers approved a probe Thursday into suspect tax breaks that critics said had been watered down, as the Luxleaks scandal continues to dog current European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker.The......

British lawmakers accuse PwC of promoting tax avoidance 6 February 2015

British lawmakers accused major accountancy firm PricewaterhouseCoopers of promoting "tax avoidance on an industrial scale" on Friday in an investigation called in the wake of the so-called Luxleaks scandal.The...
PACQS Foundation – in memory of Antoine van Veldhuizen‏

PACQS Foundation – in memory of Antoine van Veldhuizen‏ 27 January 2015

The PACQS foundation, established in memory of Antoine van Veldhuizen and his family, supports charities striving towards a safer world.

Second French suspect charged over Luxleaks tax probe 23 January 2015

A second French suspect was charged Friday with theft and money-laundering in ongoing investigations into the leaking of secret tax avoidance deals between Luxembourg and multinational companies, a scandal...

EU charges Amazon tax deal with Luxembourg was illegal 16 January 2015

EU regulators charged Luxembourg Friday with giving illegal tax breaks to Internet shopping giant Amazon, putting European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker back in the spotlight over deals made when...

EU says suspects Amazon tax deal with Luxembourg was illegal 16 January 2015

EU regulators said Friday they believe Luxembourg gave illegal tax breaks to Internet shopping giant Amazon, renewing pressure on European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker over arrangements made when...

Euro MPs back LuxLeaks tax probe 14 January 2015

European lawmakers backed an official probe into tax evasion Wednesday, a hot topic after the "Luxleaks" scandal that has embroiled EU commission head and former Luxembourg premier Jean-Claude Juncker.The...

20,000 at Brussels unity march, 2,000 in Luxembourg: police 11 January 2015

At least 20,000 people marched through the Belgian capital Brussels on Sunday in one of the biggest marches outside France in solidarity with the Paris terror attacks, officials said.A huge "Brussels...

LuxLeaks suspect says he is not only whistleblower 14 December 2014

A Frenchman charged over leaking documents that revealed secret tax avoidance deals between Luxembourg and multinational companies has said he believes he is not the only whistleblower in the scandal....

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