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At a hearing of the European Parliament's Panama Papers inquiry committee on 3 July 2017, Justice Commissioner Věra Jourová, with responsibility for the process of revising and implementing the EU's Fourth Anti-Money Laundering Directive, was questioned by GUE/NGL MEP Matt Carthy. The discussion focuses on...

Matt Carthy is a Sinn Féin MEP and a member of the European Parliament’s Panama Papers inquiry committee and Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee. On Tuesday MEPs will vote on a vital report on corporate tax transparency in Strasbourg. For more than a decade, civil society,...

During a plenary in Strasbourg on the 14th of June the newly re-elected Prime Minister of Malta, Joseph Muscat, endured a barrage of criticisms concerning money-laundering violations in Malta as well as his own integrity in relation to recent ‘Panama Papers’ leaks. Speaking in Strasbourg, GUE/NGL’s...

Title photo © Kenneth Garcia The European Union has been working on the idea of a so-called blacklist of tax havens (or non-cooperative jurisdictions in tax matters) since at least 2015. The February ECOFIN Council of EU Finance Ministers saw the final endorsement of the road-map...