Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, Nestlé whistleblower Yasmine Motarjemi and Football Leaks’ Rui Pinto have been jointly awarded for the second annual GUE/NGL prize for ‘Journalists, Whistleblowers and Defenders of the Right to Information’, named in honour of the assassinated Maltese journalist, Daphne Caruana Galizia, on...
Irish MEP Matt Carthy has questioned EU Competition Commissioner Margarethe Vestager regarding Apple’s new tax arrangements in Ireland, and whether they may constitute further illegal state aid to the technology giant by the Irish government. Addressing Commissioner Vestager during a hearing of the European Parliament’s......
The vote of the TAX3 Committee draft report took place yesterday morning. Thanks to the negotiations by its shadow rapporteur, Miguel Urbán Crespo (Podemos, Spain), GUE/NGL got 114 of the 167 amendments it had originally presented into the text and/or amendments voted in Committee. For......
By Verónica Grondona for www.IrishBroadLeft.com Examples of massive corporate tax avoidance by multinational technology giants active in the digital economy have been widely covered in the media, prompting outrage among people across the world. So how do they get away with it? Google, Facebook, Amazon......
GUE/NGL published a new study today, “How we got here – A historical perspective on tax fraud and tax evasion”, written by MEP Miguel Viegas (PCP), showing that the financial liberalisation that began in the 1980s allowed multinationals to develop and evolve their business models......
The final vote in the TAX3 committee on tax avoidance has been overwhelmingly endorsed by MEPs today with, for the first time, the role of the auditing sectors and the impact of money laundering on women’s rights included in the final report. In addition, recommendations......
PCF / France
Marie Pierre VIEU
GUE/NGL Shadow Rapporteur for PANA Committee ---------- Podemos Spain
Group Coordinator - DIE LINKE. Germany
Sinn Fein Ireland
GUE/NGL Substitute Member of PANA Committee ---------- PCP Portugal
Patrick Le Hyaric
GUE/NGL Substitute Member of PANA Committee ---------- Syriza Greece