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The European Commission, of course, doesn’t get what the fuss is about, but some countries that are meant to participate in the much-criticised EU financial transaction tax now seem to be going very cold on the idea. Or at least on the way the tax is d…

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It has just been announced that at midnight last night the UK government submitted a challenge against the financial transaction tax to the European Court of Justice. The ground being that it impacts (taxes) firms and individuals located in the UK outs…

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There has been a lot of Romania-bashing going on lately – from immigration to horsemeat. But in Europe there’s always more to a story than meets the eye. Looking at the latest Internal Market Scoreboard, released by the European Commission to…

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