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The European Commission and Council of Ministers have scored an own goal in the fight against tax avoidance by omitting EU member states from its own international blacklist on tax havens, published on December 5. 17 countries and areas are on the blacklist with a further...

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...