Monthly Archive for: ‘June, 2015’

Public Consultation on Corporate Tax Transparency

The European Commission is currently launching a public consultation on corporate tax transparency in the EU. The exercise shall help Brussels to find out whether asking companies to disclose more information about the taxes they pay in the EU could help tackle tax  voidance and aggressive tax practices in some Member States. The battle against corporate tax avoidance seems to …

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La Reforme du Droit d’Auteur

Les droits de propriété intellectuelle constituent une incitation à la création et à l’investissement dans de nouveaux travaux et d’autres domaines protégés (musique, films, logiciels, etc.), contribuant ainsi à la compétitivité, l’emploi et l’innovation. Ce domaine couvre des aspects culturels, sociaux et technologiques importants, qui doivent tous être pris en considération lors de l’élaboration d’une politique à cet égard. La …

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French Aviation State Aid Approved

The European Commission has finally endorsed three state aid schemes for the French aviation sector. These schemes involve the three main types of aid subject to the new Guidelines on state aid to airports and airlines approved by the Commission in February 2014, which is to say investment aid and operating aid to airports and start-up aid for new routes. …

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EU Funding for Energy

Discovering that EU taxpayers’ money is spent in a proper way is a good feeling. Finding out that citizens, local authorities, national bodies and private companies are using that money in a positive cooperative mood to test the future of energy is even better. Carros is a nice village in the backcountry of Nice; its mayor, Charles Scibetta, arrived in …

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