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  1. MEP Tomas Zdechovsky: EU needs 'Taxparency' solution to fight tax evasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | EurActiv.com

    ... situation. What is your view on this? In the first place, I would like to stress that it is not only about Luxembourg. The fact that we have countries that seek to raise their tax revenues and lower their budget deficits through favourable tax ...

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  2. Analysts support increased transparency to fight tax havensRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | EurActiv.com

    ... that more than 300 international companies appear to have channelled hundreds of billions of dollars through the Luxembourg banks. They saved billions of euros in taxes. As Juncker promised to respond to the problem, a wider discussion about tax is ...

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  3. Luxleaks ups momentum for EU public register of company ownersRead the original story

    Nov 24, 2014 | EurActiv.com

    ... lead MEP on the bill has said. Judith Sargentini, the Green "rapporteur" on the text, said the revelations over Luxembourg's industrial scale tax avoidance could encourage countries opposed to the register to change their minds. She was speaking at ...

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  4. Juncker set to survive censure motion as MEPs trade insultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | EurActiv.com

    A no-confidence motion in the EU's new chief executive Jean-Claude Juncker had no chance of success after the Eurosceptic lawmakers who brought it traded insults with the bigger parties in the European Parliament on Monday . Backed by anti-EU groups including the UK Independence Party and France's National Front, the motion calls for Juncker to be removed, less than a month after taking office, because of his long tenure as prime minister of Luxembourg when the country was at the centre of controversial corporate tax avoidance schemes.

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  5. Opinion: Juncker's reputation is tarnishedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2014 | Deutsche Welle

    ... in Strasbourg on Monday, he could have used the opportunity to explain, once again, why as prime minister of Luxembourg just a few years ago he was promoting something which he has now pledged to fight against as president of the EU Commission: the ...

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  6. Juncker debate prompts scrap between pro- and anti-EU MEPsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | EUobserver

    ... Juncker, eurosceptic MEPs traded insults with colleagues from pro-EU groups as much as with the former Luxembourg PM. The motion of censure, requested by 76 of the European Parliament's 751 members, was discussed in Monday's (24 November) plenary ...

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  7. Juncker tax scandal fails to gain heatRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | Newsday

    ... out of office. And it doesn't look like that's going to change, without some new twist that ties the former Luxembourg prime minister more directly to something illegal or immoral. As Steven Woolfe, a European Parliament member from the UK ...

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  8. EU lawmakers trade insults, Juncker set to survive censure motionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | The Star Online

    A no-confidence motion in the EU's new chief executive Jean-Claude Juncker had no chance of success after the Eurosceptic lawmakers who brought it traded insults with the bigger parties in the European Parliament on Monday. Backed by anti-EU groups including the UK Independence Party and France's National Front, the motion calls for Juncker to be removed, less than a month after taking office, because of his long tenure as prime minister of Luxembourg when the country was at the centre of controversial corporate tax avoidance schemes.

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  9. EU Stimulus Package Overshadowed By Censure VoteRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | Forbes.com

    ... following revelations of questionable tax deals struck by Juncker during his 18 years as prime minister of Luxembourg. According to the Luxembourg press, an array of multi-national companies obtained reduced tax liabilities during Juncker's tenure. ...

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  10. Dgap-PVR: MLP Ag: Release according to Article 26, Section 1 of the...Read the original story

    Nov 24, 2014 | GlobeNewswire

    ... to Article 26, Section 1 of the German Securities Trading Act (WpHG) Franklin Templeton Investment Funds, Luxembourg, Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, has notified us in accordance with Article 21, Section 1 of WpHG that its holding of voting rights in ...

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  11. M5S says 76 MEPs sign Juncker motionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | ANSA.it

    Brussels, November 18 - Italy's anti-establishment 5-Star Movement said Tuesday that 76 members of the European Parliament have signed the political party's motion to censure Jean-Claude Juncker, head of the European Commission, for allegedly helping big business dodge taxes. The complaints date from Juncker's period as finance minister and prime minister of Luxembourg, which offered reduced business tax rates.

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  12. G20 progress on tax evasion 'modest'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | EurActiv.com

    ... taxes. According to information revealed by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), Luxembourg has negotiated specific agreements with hundreds of businesses. "I would like a system of automatic exchange of information, ...

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  13. Paul Jorion: 'Jean-Claude Juncker's moral authority has been damaged'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | EurActiv.com

    ... and give purchasing power to European citizens. But his credibility has been tainted by the revelations about Luxembourg's fiscal practices. The current head of the Commission is the man who led the implementation of austerity policies within the ...

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  14. Renewed protests challenge Hungary's OrbanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2013 | Deutsche Welle

    ... Even some pro-government journalists say the law goes too far. European leaders have formally proposed former Luxembourg prime minister Jean-Claude Juncker as the new President of the European Commission. Britain and Hungary maintained their ...

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  15. HSBC Swiss Arm Charged for Helping Rich Belgians Dodge TaxesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | WebCPA

    ... published almost 28,000 documents cataloging how global companies lowered their tax bill via deals with Luxembourg. The revelations triggered a backlash against Jean-Claude Juncker, the new European Commission president and former prime minister of ...

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  16. The Ghost Of Captain RenaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | Forbes.com

    ... of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ). The source for the documents was allegedly a former employee from PwC's Luxembourg tax office. The ICIJ spent months deciphering the documents to learn precisely how large multinational corporations secured ...

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  17. Immigration fight poisoning the well on tax reform? - EU Commission ...Read the original story

    Nov 17, 2014 | Politico

    ... "Jean-Claude Juncker, the new European Commission president, has fended off criticism over his role in turning Luxembourg into a tax shelter for some of the world's largest corporations Juncker faced questions on Saturday morning about his time as ...

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  18. Juncker should be investigated over Luxembourg tax scandal, say two Tory Cabinet ministersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | Daily Mail

    Eiropean Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has faced growing questions about his involvement in tax policy when prime minister of Luxembourg Senior Conservatives have called for European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker to be investigated over claims he encouraged tax avoidance. Cabinet ministers said Mr Juncker, who denies wrongdoing, should be scrutinised over allegations that he encouraged companies to avoid tax while he was finance minister and prime minister of Luxembourg.

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  19. G20 pledges to reinvigorate global economyRead the original story

    Nov 16, 2014 | Iol.co.za

    ... to get away with paying only a pittance on their profits. The issue has resurfaced after allegations that Luxembourg was conniving with such companies to the detriment of their home countries at a time when Jean-Claude Juncker, now the European ...

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  20. New Zealand To Get Tough With International Tax Evaders: To Work With ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2014 | International Business Times

    ... It may be recalled that leading tech companies such as Amazon, In fact, European Commission president and former Luxembourg PM, Jean-Claude Juncker faced criticism at the G20 Meet for his role in turning the country into a tax haven. Mr. English, in ...

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