IP/16/159  28-01-2016 - Fair Taxation: Commission presents new measures against corporate tax avoidance 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 28 January 2016 Today's proposals aim for a coordinated EU wide response to corporate tax avoidance, following global standards developed by the OECD last autumn. © European Union 2016 Director: Barbara Grahek-Lazarevic New rules are needed to align the tax laws in all 28...
MEMO/16/160  28-01-2016 - The Anti Tax Avoidance Package – Questions and Answers 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 28 January 2016 1. Why has the Commission made the fight against corporate tax avoidance a priority? Corporate tax avoidance deprives public budgets of billions of euros a year[1], creates a heavier tax burden for citizens and causes competitive distortions for businesses that pay...
SPEECH/16/185  28-01-2016 - Remarks by Commissioner Moscovici at the launch of the Anti Tax Avoidance Package 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 28 January 2016 Mesdames et Messieurs, Je suis ravi de vous présenter aujourd'hui une nouvelle initiative forte pour la réforme de la fiscalité des entreprises en Europe. Nous apportons aujourd'hui une réponse claire, concrète, attendue contre l'évasion fiscale de certaines entreprises et...
STATEMENT/15/6275  08-12-2015 - Fighting tax evasion: EU and the Republic of San Marino sign new tax transparency agreement 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 8 December 2015 The EU and San Marino signed today a landmark tax transparency agreement, constituting an important step forward in the fight against tax evasion. The new agreement marks the end of bank secrecy between San Marino and the EU.
SPEECH/15/6058  12-11-2015 - Speech by Commissioner Pierre Moscovici at the AGEFI Conference in Geneva 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Speech Speech Geneva, 12 November 2015 THE EUROPEAN UNION ON THE OFFENSIVE FOR TAX TRANSPARENCY: WHAT IS ITS ACTION PLAN ON GOOD GOVERNANCE? Ladies and Gentlemen,   Thank you for this invitation, which I accepted with pleasure.
IP/15/5987  04-11-2015 - Fighting tax evasion: EU and Andorra finalise negotiations on new tax transparency agreement 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 4 November 2015 Today the EU and Andorra initialled the text of a new tax transparency agreement, marking another important step forward in the fight against tax evasion. Under the new agreement, Andorra and EU Member States will automatically exchange information on the financial...
IP/15/5929  28-10-2015 - Fighting tax evasion: EU and Liechtenstein sign new tax transparency agreement 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 28 October 2015 Today the EU and Liechtenstein signed a new tax transparency agreement, marking another important step forward in the fight against tax evasion. Under the new agreement, Liechtenstein and EU Member States will automatically exchange information on the financial accounts of each...
IP/15/5919  27-10-2015 - New report highlights crucial role of EU customs authorities in fighting against counterfeit goods 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 27 October 2015 New figures published today point to the pivotal role of EU customs administrations in the fight against counterfeit goods. Authorities detained 35.5 million individual items of fake or counterfeit goods in 2014 with an overall total value of over €617 million.
MEMO/15/5921  27-10-2015 - EU customs action to tackle the infringement of intellectual property rights – Frequently Asked Questions 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 27 October 2015 1. General information about Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Why is it important to protect IPR? As underlined by the Europe 2020 Strategy, the protection of IPR is key to the EU's economy.
SPEECH/15/5914  26-10-2015 - Remarques d'ouverture du Commissaire Moscovici à la session plénière du Parlement européen lors du débat sur la fiscalité 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Strasbourg, 26 October 2015 Madame la Présidente, Monsieur le rapporteur, Mesdames et Messieurs, La planification fiscale agressive est devenue une source majeure de préoccupation au sein de l’Union, et au niveau mondial, notamment dans le cadre du travail de l'OCDE et du...