• On Tuesday 15 May  the TAX 3 committee held its third hearing. This time on the agenda was the current state of the measures against harmful tax practices within the EU and abroad, with  special attention given to the Blacklist (a list of countries that...

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  • Sinn Féin MEP Matt Carthy has described new figures detailing the extent of tax avoidance on royalties channelled through the Irish state as “staggering” and an indication of the need for urgent action to impose a withholding tax on royalties. He was speaking in response......

  • A new special committee is to be set up by the European Parliament to examine the ‘Paradise Papers’ revelations. Comprised of 45 MEPs, its mandate will last for 12 months and it will investigate financial crimes, tax evasion and tax avoidance – continuing the work......

  • Photo @kirkandmimi   On November 15, 2017, the European Parliament adopted a Resolution on the Rule of Law in Malta, as a consequence of the murder of the independent journalist Dahpne Caruana Galizia, and as a follow up on the findings that had been obtained......

  • Photo courtesy of a GUE/NGL event: ‘PROTECTING THE TRUTH: Safety for Journalists and Whistleblowers’ featuring contribution from the Caruana Galizia family and Reporters Without Borders. Photo by Sergio Hernandez Vilarrasa/Podemos   A statement by a cross-party group of MEPs in support of the Malta corruption......

  • In its April plenary, Parliament will vote on the trilogue[1] result of the AMLD5 (Anti-Money Laundering Directive) negotiations. Council and Parliament concluded their talks during the Strasbourg week just before Christmas. The revision of the current anti-money laundering directive does bring with it important improvements.......


PCF / France

Marie Pierre VIEU


Group Coordinator - DIE LINKE. Germany

Martin Schirdewan


Sinn Fein Ireland

Matt Carthy


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

Miguel Urbán

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Paloma Lopez


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

Stélios Kouloglou


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

Miguel Viegas


Marisa Matias


Takis Hadjigeorgiou