$2 trillion investors challenge 55 companies on climate lobbying

By |oktober 29th, 2018|Climate Change, COP24, corporate governance, Green finance, loobying, News|

Five weeks before a pivotal UN climate conference (COP24) starts, a group of investors led, by the Church of England Pensions Board and Swedish national pension fund AP7, sent a letter to 55 companies to challenge them on climate lobbying.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za $2 trillion investors challenge 55 companies on climate lobbying

EU clamps down on letter box firms’ tax avoidance, social dumping

By |april 25th, 2018|aggressive tax planning, company law, company statute, corporate governance, merger control, mergers and acquisitions, News, tax avoidance, tax evasion|

The European Commission on Wednesday (25 April) proposed new rules to clamp down on firms that relocate within the EU for the purpose of cutting their tax bills, setting up mere letter box companies.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU clamps down on letter box firms’ tax avoidance, social dumping

EIB needs to commit to responsible taxation policy, NGO coalition says

By |april 3rd, 2018|Bahamas leaks, corporate governance, corporate tax, European Commission, european investment bank, Luxleaks, News, NGO, Panama Papers, Swiss Leaks|

On the second anniversary of the Panama Papers tax scandal, the European coalition of development and environmental non-governmental organisations Counter Balance calls the European Investment Bank (EIB) to develop a comprehensive and responsible taxat...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EIB needs to commit to responsible taxation policy, NGO coalition says

Jourova: EU rules on company seat transfers means savings for business

By |oktober 3rd, 2017|aggressive tax planning, Brexit, company law, company statute, corporate governance, News, tax avoidance, Věra Jourová|

European firms could save millions in start-up and merger costs if they could use EU rules on cross-border transfer of registered office, says Věra Jourová, adding the saved money would be better invested in jobs, innovation and growth.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Jourova: EU rules on company seat transfers means savings for business

EU eyes corporate rules shake-up with law on seat transfer

By |oktober 2nd, 2017|aggressive tax planning, company law, company statute, corporate governance, Jean-Claude Juncker, Luxembourg, Luxleaks, Netherlands, News, Public register of company owners, social dumping, tax evasion, Věra Jourová|

The European Commission is preparing a new directive on the cross-border transfer of company seats, a move that could have far-reaching implications for other areas of corporate governance, including tax planning and cross-border mergers, EURACTIV has ...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU eyes corporate rules shake-up with law on seat transfer

SDGs can be a test for European public-private partnerships

By |september 28th, 2017|corporate governance, News, SDGs, Sustainable Development Goals, United Nations General Assembly|

Sustainable Development Goals pose a considerable test for governments and EU institutions. Yet in a world in which the corporate sector is likely to enjoy greater agency, there is a concomitant opportunity to use the SDG process as a trial for European diplomacy, argue Jan Melissen and Ries Kamphof.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za SDGs can be a test for European public-private partnerships