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VAT fraud costs the EU EUR 50 billion a year: report

VAT fraud costs the EU EUR 50 billion a year: report

EU countries lost almost EUR 150 billion in VAT revenues in 2016, of which EUR 50 bn went to the benefit of criminals, according to a new study published Friday by the European Commission.

EU leaders reject Britain's 'Chequers plan' for Brexit

EU leaders at a summit Thursday rejected the 'Chequers plan' of UK prime minister Theresa May, saying its framework for economic cooperation would not work, and risked undermining the single market.

EU-Canada trade deal: early signs positive for EU business

Early signs from the trade agreement between the EU and Canada, which entered into force a year ago, are that it is starting to deliver for EU businesses, large and small, with exports up in many sectors.

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Brexit comments

UKComments of business people and politicians on Britain's decision to withdraw from membership of the European Union.
BREXIT

Banking in Europe: 2018 Facts & Figures

The European Banking Federation's annual update on the banking sector in Europe shows that the contraction in the European banking sector, both as measured in terms of staff numbers and branches, continued in 2017.
PRESS

Lawyer (Course Director) in EU Financial Markets & Banking Law

The Academy of European Law is looking for a new member of its team as soon as possible: Lawyer (Course Director) in EU Financial Markets & Banking Law with additional interest or expertise in European Company Law.
JOBS

Annual Conference on European VAT Law 2018

The Annual Conference on European VAT Law 2018, held by the Academy of European Law, will take place in Trier, Germany on 22 to 23 November.
EVENTS

New Ecodesign rules for light bulbs

As of 1 September energy intensive and inefficient halogen light bulbs can no longer be sold across the European Union.
GUIDES

Burnout in the workplace

Burnout in the workplace: A review of data and policy responses in the EUEurofound's report 'Burnout in the workplace: A review of data and policy responses in the EU 'looks at the extent of burnout experienced by workers in the EU.
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