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The latest and potentially biggest tax evasion scandal to engulf the EU to date has been debated by MEPs in Strasbourg yesterday afternoon, with Left MEPs demanding urgent concrete action to stop this and other fraudulent practices inside the EU once and for all. This issue...

 MEPs have welcomed the decision of Luxembourg’s highest court to overturn the sentence of Antoine Deltour, the whistleblower who leaked thousands of documents exposing the country’s tax avoidance schemes that favour multinationals. The court unfortunately upheld the 1,000 euro fine against his colleague, Raphael Halet. Both...

One of the most significant revelations in the Paradise Papers relate to the corporate tax avoidance structures of Apple. Irish MEP Matt Carthy, GUE/NGL co-coordinator on the Panama Papers committee, said: “The Paradise Papers reveal not only the secrets of the super-rich individuals who hide their...

@Foto gentileza ICIJ Nota originalmente publicada en eldiario.es el 11 de noviembre de 2017.   En múltiples estudios se ha constatado que este tipo de empresas pantalla son utilizadas en una abrumadora mayoría de los casos para la evasión fiscal o para la elusión en términos equiparables a...

Irish MEP Matt Carthy has called for the Irish government to investigate the links between AIB and Bank of Ireland to the Appleby law firm at the centre of the Paradise Papers. Carthy, a member of the ongoing inquiry into the Panama Papers in the European...