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Francesco Guarascio

EU weighs tighter rules against dirty money, eyes new agency

10 Oct 2019

* Support to give new powers to the EU against financial crime

EU removes UAE, Switzerland, Mauritius from tax haven lists

10 Oct 2019

LUXEMBOURG European Union finance ministers agreed to remove the United Arab Emirates, Switzerland and Mauritius from the bloc's lists of countries deemed to be acting as tax havens, a move that activists called a "whitewash".

UPDATE 2-Euro zone puts pressure on Dutch, Germans to spend more

09 Oct 2019

* Euro zone wants cash-rich states to spend more to boost growth German, Dutch ministers say they are spending more already

Spooked by Libra, EU pledges to regulate digital currencies

08 Oct 2019

BRUSSELS The European Union's finance commissioner pledged on Tuesday to propose new rules to regulate virtual currencies, in a reaction to Facebook's plans to introduce Libra, which the EU considers a risk to financial stability.

Billions of euros of EU funds misspent last year: auditors

08 Oct 2019

BRUSSELS More than 4 billion euros ($4.3 billion) of European Union funds were misspent last year, EU auditors estimated in a report released on Tuesday, which highlighted poor checks in receiving states on how the bloc's funds are invested.

EU to urge G20 response on Facebook's Libra, calls for tech tax reform

04 Oct 2019

BRUSSELS European Union finance ministers will tell their counterparts at a G20 meeting in mid-October that a global regulatory response is needed to "stablecoins" such as Facebook's Libra, an EU document said.

EU to urge G20 response on Facebook's Libra, calls for tech tax reform

04 Oct 2019

BRUSSELS European Union finance ministers will tell their counterparts at a G20 meeting in mid-October that a global regulatory response is needed to "stablecoins" such as Facebook's Libra, an EU document said.

UPDATE 1-EU to urge G20 response on Facebook's Libra, calls for tech tax reform

04 Oct 2019

BRUSSELS, Oct 4 European Union finance ministers will tell their counterparts at a G20 meeting in mid-October that a global regulatory response is needed to "stablecoins" such as Facebook's Libra, an EU document said.

EU to keep U.S. islands on tax blacklist, drop UAE, Switzerland

04 Oct 2019

BRUSSELS European Union finance ministers are set to remove the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Switzerland next week from the bloc's lists of countries deemed to be acting as tax havens, an EU document said.

In blow to U.S., EU pledges quick move on tax for polluting firms

03 Oct 2019

BRUSSELS The European Commission will quickly start work on a tax on foreign polluting firms, the nominee for the EU's economic and tax commissioner said on Thursday, a move that could hit U.S. companies and deepen a trade war with Washington.

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