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Financial Transaction Tax
EU finance ministers still cannot agree on decisive elements of a European Financial Transaction Tax - a missed chance for a strong signal to the climate summit in Paris.
Finance Ministers from the 11 EU countries that agreed to implement a financial transactions tax again failed to strike a deal on the critical substance on the scope of the tax.
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Today France and Germany’s leaders met in Paris to set out their
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Some of Europe’s biggest film stars came together to launch today a new short film Future News, directed by David Yates, which brings to light the enormous potential of a Robin Hood Tax.
A leaked European Commission document dispels earlier warnings that the fin
Oxfam welcomed today’s vote by European Parliamentarians in support of a strong European Financial Transaction Tax (FTT) covering all instruments (shares, bonds and derivatives), as put forward by
Oxfam warned EU Finance Ministers, who hailed Europe’s success in meeting its Copenhagen climate finance commitments at a meeting in Brussels today, used clever accounting to make up the fi
Responding to the UK Government's decision to launch a legal challenge to plans for a European Financial Transaction Tax, Nicolas Mombrial, Oxfam EU policy adviser, said: