Finance & Trade

  • Business for Britain Calls for U.K. Supremacy on Finance Rules

    July 14, 2014

    The U.K. organization Business for Britain has published a letter expressing concern regarding EU measures on the financial sector that erode competitiveness and calling for politicians to ensure that Britain's financial sector "is always fundamentally regulated and controlled by the British people."

  • Opinion Finds EU Exemption from Trading Rules Unlawful

    July 11, 2014

    An opinion from attorneys of the EU Council finds that an EU provision creating an exemption from legislation prohibiting "proprietary trading" by banks was in fact illegal and could not shield countries with their own laws permitting such trading, such as the U.K., from the EU legislation's effect.

  • EU Investigates Corporate Tax Deals

    June 20, 2014

    The European Commission has announced that it has opened an investigation of member states' tax deals with three multinational companies to determine whether these deals violated EU "state aid" rules.

  • EU Mango Ban Highlights Regulatory Ambition in Brussels

    June 20, 2014

    Allie Renison of the Institute of Directors writes that the European Commission's recent ban of mango imports from India until December 2015 emphasizes the knee-jerk, disproportionate reaction to trade issues by the EU, which harms trade between member states and countries outside Europe.

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