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An update on the Financial Transaction Tax
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22 Dec
2015
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An update on the Financial Transaction Tax

  • 22nd December 2015
  • Mark Robinson

With the number of participating states down to 10 (France, Germany, Belgium, Greece, Spain, Italy, Austria, Portugal, Slovenia and Slovakia) and the implementation date delayed to mid-2016, the 2011 EU proposal for a financial transaction tax is looking shaky. The most recent movements have stemmed from the 2013 proposal for an EU directive implementing enhanced cooperation Read More

16 Dec
2013

EU FTT – it’s “alive and deadly” apparently

  • 16th December 2013
  • RegTechFS

By Sam Tyfield, Vedder Price As you will recall: 11 member states of the EU have proposed a FTT using the ‘enhanced cooperation’ procedure; the FTT proposed includes spot FX; the EU Council has obtained a legal opinion stating that the imposition of a FTT by an 11 member state group is unlawful because: A) Read More