IEU MONITORING: Legal & Corporate Telegram 13/3/2018


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# TAXATION: 

  • EU Council: Corporate tax avoidance - agreement reached on tax intermediaries +++ 
  • Taxation: 3 jurisdictions removed, 3 added to EU list of non-cooperative jurisdictions +++ 
    • St 6972 2018 Init The EU list of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes Compilation of commitment letters received from jurisdictions +++ 
    • St 6972 2018 Add 1 The EU list of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes Compilation of commitment letters received from jurisdictions Armenia +++ 
    • St 6972 2018 Add 2 The EU list of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes Compilation of commitment letters received from jurisdictions Belize
    • St 6972 2018 Add 3 The EU list of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes Compilation of commitment letters received from jurisdictions Faroe Islands
    • St 6972 2018 Add 4 The EU list of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes Compilation of commitment letters received from jurisdictions Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
    • St 6972 2018 Add 5 The EU list of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes Compilation of commitment letters received from jurisdictions Liechtenstein
    • St 6972 2018 Add 6 The EU list of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes Compilation of commitment letters received from jurisdictions Nauru
    • St 6972 2018 Add 7 The EU list of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes Compilation of commitment letters received from jurisdictions Oman
    • St 6972 2018 Add 8 The EU list of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes Compilation of commitment letters received from jurisdictions Peru
    • St 6972 2018 Add 9 The EU list of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes Compilation of commitment letters received from jurisdictions Bosnia and Herzegovina
    • St 6972 2018 Add 10 The EU list of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes Compilation of commitment letters received from jurisdictions Guernsey
    • St 6972 2018 Add 11 The EU list of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes Compilation of commitment letters received from jurisdictions Isle of Man
    • St 6972 2018 Add 12 The EU list of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes Compilation of commitment letters received from jurisdictions Morocco
    • St 6972 2018 Add 13 The EU list of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes Compilation of commitment letters received from jurisdictions New Caledonia
    • St 6972 2018 Add 14 The EU list of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes Compilation of commitment letters received from jurisdictions Panama
    • St 6972 2018 Add 15 The EU list of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes Compilation of commitment letters received from jurisdictions Qatar
    • St 6972 2018 Add 16 The EU list of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes Compilation of commitment letters received from jurisdictions Serbia
    • St 6972 2018 Add 17 The EU list of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes Compilation of commitment letters received from jurisdictions Tunisia
    • St 6972 2018 Add 18 The EU list of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes Compilation of commitment letters received from jurisdictions Uruguay
    • St 6972 2018 Add 19 The EU list of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes Compilation of commitment letters received from jurisdictions Aruba
    • St 6972 2018 Add 20 The EU list of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes Compilation of commitment letters received from jurisdictions Cook Islands
    • St 6972 2018 Add 21 The EU list of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes Compilation of commitment letters received from jurisdictions Jersey
    • St 6972 2018 Add 22 The EU list of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes Compilation of commitment letters received from jurisdictions Mauritius
    • St 6972 2018 Add 23 The EU list of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes Compilation of commitment letters received from jurisdictions San Marino
    • St 6972 2018 Add 24 The EU list of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes Compilation of commitment letters received from jurisdictions Greenland
    • St 6972 2018 Add 25 The EU list of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes Compilation of commitment letters received from jurisdictions Albania
  • EU Commission welcomes adoption of far-reaching new transparency rules for tax advisers in the EU
  • Finally some good news from member states on tax. Rules to bolster EU tax transparency are progress, say S&Ds
  • PES supports accountability of tax advisors, accountants and lawyers on fraud cases, calls for steps towards taxing Digital Giants
  • Die Grünen/EFA: Erfolg für Steuergerechtigkeit: Europa schafft Transparenz bei den Helfern internationaler Steuervermeidung

# BREXIT

  • President Juncker addresses the European Parliament on the guidelines on the framework of future EU-UK relations and on preparations ahead of the European Council meeting of 22 and 23 March 2018
  • Speech by EU President Juncker at the Plenary Session of the European Parliament on the guidelines on the framework of future EU-UK relations
  • Déclaration par Michel Barnier devant la session plénière du Parlement européen sur les négociations Article 50 avec le Royaume-Uni
  • MEPs discuss future EU-UK relations after Brexit
  • EPP: UK red lines have consequences: Association Agreement best option for future EU-UK relations
  • Ashley Fox (ECR): We have a shared interest in getting Brexit right
  • GUE/NGL: Clock ticking to safeguard rights post-Brexit
  • CER: Brexit and rules of origin: Why free trade agreements ≠ free trade
  • BDI: Brexit wirft seine Schatten voraus

# STATE AID

  • EU Commission: Answer - State aid to scale-ups - P-000764/2018

# MERGERS

  • Mergers: Commission clears the creation of a joint venture by ELG Haniel and Iberinox
  • Mergers: Commission clears acquisition of joint control over Robyg by Goldman Sachs and Centerbridge
  • Mergers: Commission clears acquisition of Concesionaria Mexiquense by Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec and IFM Investors

# WORK-LIFE-BALANCE

  • EP Draft opinion - Work-life balance for parents and carers - PE 618.327v01-00 - Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality

# STAFF CHANGES

  • RÉUNION DU COLLEGE: Une nouvelle conseillère juridique principale nommée au service juridique de la Commission européenne

# EU COMMISSION REGISTER

  • SECRETARIAT-GENERAL
    • Décision de la Commission visant à approuver la réponse à la demande confirmative d'accès aux documents GESTDEM 2017/6696
    • Agrément pour remplacer le Chef de la Mission de la République du Vanuatu auprès de l'Union européenne et auprès de la Communauté européenne de l'Energie atomique
  • DG COMP
    • Décision de la Commission en vertu des articles 107 et 108 du TFUE

# EU PARLIAMENT REGISTER

  • EPP: Motion for a resolution on corporate social responsibility - B8-2018-0155
  • S&D: Motion for a resolution on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) - B8-2018-0153
  • ALDE: Motion for a resolution on corporate social responsibility - B8-2018-0157 EP
  • GUE/NGL: Motion for a resolution on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) - B8-2018-0158
  • EFDD: Motion for a resolution on corporate social responsibility - B8-2018-0154
  • Amendments 1 - 59 - The 2017 EU Justice Scoreboard - PE 619.138v01-00 - Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs
  • Draft agenda - Tuesday, 20 March 2018 - PE 619.232v01-00 - Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs, Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality
  • Draft agenda - Monday, 19 March 2018 - Tuesday, 20 March 2018 - PE 619.221v01-00 - Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs

# EU COUNCIL REGISTER

  • St 6555 2018 Init COUNCIL IMPLEMENTING DECISION authorising Denmark to apply a special measure derogating from Article 75 of Directive 2006/112/EC on the common system of value added tax
  • St 6571 2018 Init COUNCIL IMPLEMENTING DECISION authorising Hungary to apply a special measure derogating from Article 193 of Directive 2006/112/EC on the common system of value added tax
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