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Weekly Update - 15/04/2016

Quote of the week"The tragic events in Paris and Brussels have highlighted yet again that information is simply not shared or used appropriately by

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Commission must put forward proposals to help protect whistle-blowers in the EU

The S&D Group has called on the European Commission to put forward new proposals to protect whistle-blowers in the EU exposing illegal or unethical

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Pittella: S&D Group will request an inquiry committee on Panama Papers scandal

In response to the extraordinary leak in the so-called Panama Papers which have exposed the extent of off-shore tax evasion, the president of the S&D

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Proposals on corporate tax transparency are good but not good enough, say S&D Euro MPs

The European Commission's proposals on corporate tax transparency, unveiled today in Strasbourg, "are good but not good enough", say S&D Euro MPs.S&D

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Plenary update: 11 to 14 April 2016

Tuesday, 12Effectiveness of existing measures against tax evasion and money laundering in light of recent Panama paper revelationsGianni Pittella

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People involved in the Panama Papers must appear before the Parliament, says Pittella

S&D Group leader Gianni Pittella today calls on the EU to take tough measures to fight tax evasion following new revelations of the Panama Papers

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“After the Panama leaks the Commission must deliver in its fight against tax havens ”, say S&D Euro MPs

Following new revelations of the “Panama papers” which have exposed, on a huge scale, money laundering, tax dodging, off-shore companies and tax

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S&D Euro MPs shocked at not guilty tax plea from Apple, Google, IKEA and McDonald's

Yesterday’s hearing between four big multinationals – Apple, Google, IKEA and McDonald's – and members of the European Parliament’s special tax

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Weekly Update - 11/03/2016

Quote of the weekThe needs of women refugees have far too often been overlooked. Asylum is not gender neutral and our laws and policies must reflect

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S&Ds back clear priorities for a strong report on tax evasion

The European Parliament’s special tax committee decided last night to produce a report on the progress made by the EU in the fight against tax evasion