• Title photo: © dronepicr The Panama Papers have shed some light on the dark world of money laundering and offshore secrecy. We have previously written about the fight against these practices. The need for improved rules has been underlined in almost all hearings that the...

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  •   On Tuesday (25.10), the Commission released its proposal for revamping the corporate tax system within the EU. With its idea of creating a Common Consolidated Corporate Tax Base (CCCTB), the Commission hopes to not only crack down on tax avoidance and tax evasion, but......

  • The Council of the European Union has made an early, but unsuccessful, attempt to sabotage the work of the European Parliament’s inquiry into the Panama Papers – the European Parliament’s committee of inquiry into money-laundering, tax evasion and tax avoidance (PANA). Shortly after the establishment......

  • Frederik Obermaier from Süddeutsche Zeitung is one of the main journalists investigating the Panama Papers. Here he provides his point of view of what the PANA Committee should focus on in its work. His recorded message complements the 27 September PANA hearing with ICIJ journalists.......

  • In 2014, the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) broke the story on the first major ever leak on corporate tax dodging in the heart of the European Union: Luxembourg Leaks. The GUE/NGL group was quick to condemn the practices exposed, to highlight the role......

  • Thanks to the initiative of GUE/NGL, the Nobel laureate and austerity critic Joseph Stiglitz attended today’s meeting of the committee on money laundering, tax avoidance and tax evasion (PANA). The rock star economist presented his new report, co-authored by the Swiss anti-corruption expert Mark Pieth,......


Vice-Chair of PANA Committee ---------- DIE LINKE. Germany

Fabio De Masi


GUE/NGL Coordinator for PANA Committee ---------- PCF / France

Patrick Le Hyaric


GUE/NGL Shadow Rapporteur for PANA Committee ---------- Podemos Spain

Miguel Urbán


GUE/NGL Member of PANA Committee ---------- Sinn Fein Ireland

Matt Carthy


GUE/NGL Substitute Member of PANA Committee ---------- Izqu. Unida Spain

Marina Albiol


GUE/NGL Substitute Member of PANA Committee ---------- Syriza Greece

Stélios Kouloglou


GUE/NGL Substitute Member of PANA Committee ---------- Altra Eur, Italy

Curzio Maltese


GUE/NGL Substitute Member of PANA Committee ---------- PCP Portugal

Miguel Viegas