EU Commission names countries that may need tax avoidance screening
The European Commission published on Thursday a list of 81 countries and jurisdictions that have a higher chance of facilitating tax avoidance and may be subject to further screening and even sanctions if all EU...
Revised criteria for granting the Cypriot citizenship by investment
By George Markides, Costas Markides KPMG in Cyprus
The Cyprus Government through the Ministry of Interior, has approved the revised criteria for granting the Cypriot citizenship by investment, in an effort to further promote foreign direct ...
UK overseas territories could be affected by EU tax crackdown
By Simon Bowers
Jersey, British Virgin Islands and Cayman Islands among possible targets for economic sanctions after being included on low corporation tax scorecard
Eight British overseas territories and crown dependencies, including Jersey, the ...
Brazil ex-President Lula and wife face charges in corruption scandal
Latin America & Caribbean
Federal prosecutors in Brazil have asked a judge to file corruption charges against former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva.
They accused him of being the "boss" of a huge corruption scheme that cost the state oil company, ...
Ikea on EU Radar as Vestager Looks Beyond Apple’s Tax Billions
September 14, 2016 — 10:45 AM EESTUpdated on September 14, 2016 — 12:08 PM EEST
By Gaspard Sebag, Francine Lacqua
- EU examining allegations by Green lawmakers targeting Ikea
- Any probe could relieve criticism that ...