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    1. December 18, 2014

      Luxembourg abandons attempt to keep tax list secret

      Luxembourg has agreed to hand over a list of the hundreds of tax deals signed with some of the world’s largest businesses...

    2. December 17, 2014

      EU widens corporate tax rulings probe

      Brussels has widened a probe into corporate tax rulings to include all 28 member states amid heightened scrutiny of...

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    1. December 11, 2014

      How Juncker and Luxembourg landed Silicon Valley’s biggest catch

      Jean-Claude Juncker had a mischievous look. It was shortly before the 2004 election and Luxembourg’s premier at the time...

    2. December 9, 2014

      Disney, Skype and Reckitt dragged into Luxembourg tax row

      Disney and Koch Industries have become the latest companies to be dragged into the growing row over secret tax deals in...

    3. December 8, 2014

      PwC sold ‘tax avoidance on industrial scale’

      MPs accused a firm of accountants of “selling tax avoidance on an industrial scale” on Monday after a tense parliamentary...

    4. December 2, 2014

      Funding pledge ensures Europe stays in the space race

      Europe has declared its determination to stay in the space race with plans to fund the development of a new generation of...

    5. December 1, 2014

      Germany recruits France and Italy for fresh assault on tax havens

      Germany, France and Italy have launched a campaign to tighten EU tax rules that appears aimed at practices in Luxembourg and...

    6. Brussels Blog

      November 27, 2014

      Juncker interview: the annotated transcript

      On the eve of two of the most momentous events of his young tenure as European Commission president – Thursday’s failed vote...

    7. November 27, 2014

      Jean-Claude Juncker regrets failing to reform Luxembourg tax laws

      Jean-Claude Juncker, the European Commission president under fire over Luxembourg’s tax regime when he was premier, wishes...

    8. November 24, 2014

      EU populist parties call on Juncker to go

      Three of Europe’s largest populist parties have called on Jean-Claude Juncker to resign as president of the European...

    9. FT Alphaville

      November 19, 2014

      The costs of offshore tax avoidance, part 2

      In our previous post, we looked at the ways that global corporations minimise their tax burdens by routing income through...

    10. November 18, 2014

      Jean-Claude Juncker faces vote calling for his resignation

      The European Parliament will vote next week on whether Jean-Claude Juncker should resign as European Commission president,...

    11. November 18, 2014

      Juncker should step back on tax avoidance issues

      Jean-Claude Juncker has not had an easy start as European Commission president. When he was nominated five months ago, a...

    12. November 14, 2014

      ‘Death bond’ investors face heavy losses

      UK investors in three so-called “death bond” funds have been told they may lose up to 70 per cent of their original...

    13. November 13, 2014

      RTL hurt by Hungary’s advertising tax

      A tax on advertising revenues brought in by Hungary’s government, and criticised as an attempt to stifle media freedom, has...

    14. November 12, 2014

      Berlin takes aim at Luxembourg tax deals

      Berlin has taken a swipe at the new head of the European Commission by questioning the fairness of hundreds of controversial...

    15. November 12, 2014

      Juncker denies he was the architect of Luxembourg tax regime

      Jean-Claude Juncker said that he was “not the architect” of Luxembourg's controversial tax regime as the new European...

    16. November 11, 2014

      MEPs call for EU tax haven probe as Luxembourg furore grows

      MEPs have called for an investigation into tax evasion in the EU, threatening greater scrutiny of the new European...

    17. November 9, 2014

      Juncker must speak up on Luxembourg and tax

      Luxembourg, with just half a million people, is the second-richest country in the world. Its position at the heart of the EU...

    18. November 9, 2014

      Trade unions condemn tax avoidance

      The world’s most powerful trade unions have called on their pension funds to fight aggressive tax avoidance at the companies...

    19. November 6, 2014

      Ikea franchise arm rearranged financing

      Leaked PwC documents reveal how the franchising arm of Ikea rearranged its financing, with the help of a Luxembourg-based...

    20. November 6, 2014

      State aid probes set to intensify in wake of leaks

      Multinationals are bracing themselves for more state aid investigations, following the publication of a massive cache of...

    21. November 6, 2014

      Luxembourg vows to end banking secrecy amid tax allegations

      Luxembourg has pledged to overhaul its culture of financial secrecy, and has fought back against accusations that it helped...

    22. November 6, 2014

      Leak reveals scale of corporate tax deals with Luxembourg

      Leaked documents describing the Luxembourg tax arrangements of more than 340 multinationals were published on Wednesday,...

    23. November 5, 2014

      Broker push helps Vodafone higher

      A push from its joint house broker helped lift Vodafone to a six-week high on Wednesday. UBS argued that Vodafone could...

    24. November 5, 2014

      Strauss-Kahn investment company insolvent

      Dominique Strauss-Kahn’s investment company has declared itself insolvent following the discovery of financial...

    25. November 2, 2014

      European private banks struggle to regain traction

      Europe’s private banks are still struggling to regain traction six years after being holed by the global financial crisis,...

    26. October 14, 2014

      EU agrees laws to end banking secrecy

      EU finance ministers took an important step towards ending banking secrecy in Europe by agreeing legislation that would...

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      October 10, 2014

      Guest post: frontier market multinationals propel growth

      By Tomás Guerrero, ESADE Business School During 2013, frontier markets’ performance was well above emerging markets. The...

    28. October 8, 2014

      Concern as Almunia rushes EU competition cases out of door

      Joaquín Almunia is making the most of his last days as the EU’s competition commissioner. Recent weeks have seen a flurry of...

    29. October 7, 2014

      EU’s Amazon probe steps up pressure over tax deals

      The move by Brussels to open a formal investigation into Amazon’s tax arrangements in Luxembourg, confirmed on Tuesday, is...

    30. FT Alphaville

      October 7, 2014

      The (early) Lunch Wrap

      Good morning New York, FT ALPHAVILLE What the rest of the world can learn from Aussie banks: Buried in the Reserve Bank of...

    31. October 6, 2014

      Brussels targets Amazon’s Luxembourg tax deal

      Brussels is confronting Luxembourg over an unorthodox Amazon tax deal, alleging it allowed the online retail giant to reap...

    32. October 1, 2014

      Gibraltar under scrutiny as Brussels widens tax probe

      More than 100 companies have potentially received illicit state aid from Gibraltar, Brussels said on Wednesday as it...

    33. September 30, 2014

      Brussels probes Luxembourg over tax deal for Fiat

      Brussels has challenged Luxembourg over a tax ruling offering potentially illicit support to a Fiat subsidiary, opening a...

    34. September 30, 2014

      Financial centres vie for slice of renminbi’s growing offshore business

      The international rise of the renminbi may be a long game – but many players are jostling for position. The currency...

    35. September 29, 2014

      Osborne plans crackdown on tech groups with new anti-avoidance rules

      Technology companies “that go to extraordinary lengths” to cut their tax bills will be hit with new anti-avoidance rules, as...

    36. September 23, 2014

      Labour tax crackdown plan sparks concern

      Labour plans to raise more than £1.1bn by “a co-ordinated crackdown against tax avoidance” are likely to raise policy issues...

    37. September 16, 2014

      G20 governments agree to crackdown on tax avoidance

      Governments have thrown their weight behind sweeping rules to crack down on corporate tax avoidance, including steps to...

    38. September 14, 2014

      Movers & shakers: September 15

      Pimco taps Deutsche and Goldman to expand property team Pimco is transferring Joshua Anderson, pictured, from its...

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