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EU must have control over supervision of euro clearing houses, say S&Ds

Today, S&D Euro MPs in the economic and monetary affairs committee backed proposals to strengthen the European supervision of central counterparty clearing houses on the financial markets. S&...
S&D Euro MPs shocked at 'not guilty' plea from Apple, Google, IKEA and McDonald's on their tax practicess

S&Ds – We're not loving it! Revelation of McDonald's tax practices show need for real EU action

Following a report by a coalition of trade unions on McDonald's tax practices, leading members of the S&D Group have renewed their call for urgent reform of how multinational companies report and...
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S&Ds: The fight against customs fraud is the first crucial battle to guarantee funds for the EU budget

The protection of EU financial interests (PIF) is essential to guarantee the good management of public money and serve the interests of EU citizens. In this year’s report drafted by Gilles Pargneaux...
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S&Ds disappointed with the EU Commission’s proposal on MFF; this is not enough to face current and new challenges

Following today’s presentation of the Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) by the European Commission, the S&D Group expressed its concerns for a MFF proposal that marks some very timid steps...
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S&Ds slam Merkel’s proposal for 'Jumbo Council' with finance and economy ministers as dead-end for Eurozone

Reacting to a proposal made by Chancellor Angela Merkel in a speech to her CDU /CSU parliamentary group on Tuesday to convene a Jumbo Council meeting between finance and economy ministers S&D...
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Winning the fight against terrorism and organised crime means winning the fight for financial transparency

The European Parliament today backed new proposals to tackle money laundering and disrupt the financing of terrorist groups and organised criminals. MEPs Ana Gomes and Peter Simon, who were...
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Make them say what they pay - European Council must finally act for tax transparency of multinational companies

The S&D Group today demanded that the European Council explains its failure to prepare a position on laws that will ensure corporate tax transparency for multinational companies in Europe. The...

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