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Findings of Danske Bank investigation shows failure of Europe’s anti-money laundering systems

Following the release of the findings of the investigation into Danske Bank’s branch in Estonia, S&D MEPs have called for more EU wide action to

  • Jeppe Kofod MEP
  • Peter Simon MEP
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S&Ds welcome the Commission’s proposal to fight money laundering across borders and call for enhanced power and additional resources for the EU’s supervisory institutions

Following the publication of the European Commission’s proposal today to further strengthen the supervision of EU financial institutions, S&Ds called

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Parliament backs new rules to crack down on money laundering and organised crime

The European Parliament’s civil liberties, justice and home affairs committee, today backed two reports designed to make it harder for organised

  • tax
  • Emilian Pavel MEP
  • whistle-blowers
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The EU approval system for pesticides must improve to better protect human health, say S&Ds

Today the environment committee voted on a report by S&D MEP Pavel Poc, which calls for a better approval system for pesticides in the EU. It is part

  • Environment
  • climate
  • Miriam Dalli MEP
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Public Country-by-Country-reporting: last chance for Council to act on tax transparency

Ahead of a decisive technical meeting, S&D Euro MPs are calling on the EU Council to unblock the negotiations on corporate tax transparency. They

  • tax
  • LuxLeaks
  • Hugues Bayet MEP
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S&Ds: is public food safety a must to the EU? If so, EFSA needs to be dramatically better staffed and funded

Following a two-day PEST committee facts-finding mission to the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) headquarters in Parma, the S&Ds can assess with

  • social
  • Simona Bonafè
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The ban on bee-killing pesticides is a victory for citizens and for biodiversity

Socialists and Democrats welcome the decision taken by a majority of the 28 national experts to back the ban on neo-nicotinoid pesticides. The S&D

  • Kathleen Van Brempt MEP
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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.

  • Panama Papers
  • tax
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Finally some good news from member states on tax. Rules to bolster EU tax transparency are progress, say S&Ds

The Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament today welcome EU finance ministers’ decisions to strengthen tax transparency. S&D Group vice

  • tax
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For the S&D Group the fight against money laundering and the financing of terrorism are top priorities

Regarding the European Parliament’s vote today on the proposed delegated regulation adding Sri Lanka, Trinity & Tobago and Tunisia to the list of

  • tax