The European Parliament has condemned the Council for caving to lobbying and diplomatic pressure on the composition of the anti-money laundering blacklist (the list of high-risk third countries with strategic deficiencies in their anti money-laundering and countering terrorist financing frameworks). MEPs adopted a resolution at...

Photo @Simon Dannhauer / Shutterstock The Council published today its revision of the EU list of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes. It is interesting to note that the underlying maths of the Council's communication do not add up, nor do they match previous communications. However, by comparing...

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 an analysis...

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 for...