Shareholder Rights Directive

1 November, 2017

Advancing to a state of readiness: the new Shareholder Rights Directive

The new Shareholder Rights Directive (SRD), adopted by the European Council and approved by the European Parliament this spring, is a laudable initiative intended to enc...
tax avoidance

27 October, 2017

Commission probes UK tax scheme for multinationals

A probe into a UK scheme that exempts certain transactions by multinational groups from the application of UK rules, which target tax avoidance, has been launched by the European Commission. The in...

20 September, 2017

European Commission unveils comprehensive industrial policy strategy

The European Commission has unveiled a comprehensive industrial policy strategy that will reinforce cybersecurity, introduce regulation on the free flow of non-personal data, and push industry to adop...
European Union, EU

12 September, 2017

Lobby group urges EU to strengthen single market and cut costs

Europe must complete and strengthen its single market for companies to be able to take full advantage of the stronger economic environment, said
sustainable investment, EU, ESG, sustainable finance, sustainable economy

20 July, 2017

Sustainable Finance report: implications for investors and directors

Potential avenues for reform of the financial system towards a low-carbon, resource-efficient and sustainable economy have been mapped out in an
EU, European Union, European Commission

10 July, 2017

New guidelines for non-financial reporting aim to be ‘business-oriented’

The European Commission has published non-binding 
Theresa May, General Election 2017

1 July, 2017

Global risk: hotspots from the UK, US, Italy, Europe and Qatar

Politics — May limps on After a general election in early June failed to give any party an overall majority, the UK remains the developed nation facing the greatest political uncertainty. ...
EU map, EU flags, 3D map, cross-border

28 June, 2017

EU proposal aims to curb aggressive tax arrangements

The European Commission has submitted plans to introduce mandatory disclosure rules for intermediaries involved in reportable cross-border tax arrangements. The
euros, cash, money laundering

28 February, 2017

Money laundering could be judged under criminal law

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Global internet censorship

9 December, 2016

Bars to geo-blocking mooted

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