June 21, 2018

Eggs containing fipronil found in 15 EU countries and Hong Kong

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From BBC Fifteen EU countries as well as Hong Kong and Switzerland have received eggs contaminated with the insecticide fipronil, the European Commission says. The commission will hold a meeting with ministers and regulators on 26 September. Its food safety chief has called countries to stop “blaming and shaming” each other. A row has erupted […]

European Commissioner recognises Cayman Islands’ tax transparency regime

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European Commissioner Pierre Moscovici recognised the strength of the Cayman Islands’ tax transparency regime, as well as our participation in the OECD’s base erosion and profit shifting inclusive framework, during a meeting with Financial Services Minister Wayne Panton in Brussels. ‘This recognition demonstrates the effectiveness of the hard work of my Ministry’, Minister Panton said. […]

Bahamas corporate data leak prompts swift reaction, outrage in Europe

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By Will Fitzgibbon From Caribbean News Now WASHINGTON, USA — The European Commission is considering action against a former top official following revelations of an undeclared link to an offshore company in The Bahamas. The Commission’s announcement is among a number of global reactions to the Bahamas Leaks, the latest massive leak of corporate data […]

EU and OCTs sign joint declaration on sustainable energy

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By EU European Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica, and President of the Overseas Countries and Territories Association and Prime Minister of Curaçao, Dr. Ben Whiteman on, 26 February signed a Joint Declaration on reinforced cooperation in the field of sustainable energy, on behalf of the European Union and the twenty two Overseas […]