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EP inquiry in Taxation

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The Special Committee on Money Laundering, Tax avoidance and Tax Evasion (PANA) finalised its hearings on the roles of bankers, lawyers and accountants in the secret offshore financial vehicles. Journalists from the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists were also attending.
MEPs asked questions about offshore companies, non-cooperative jurisdictions, identifying beneficial owners and the schemes used to hide tax revenues and launder money, during two panel discussions on the French the Swiss cases. 


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MEPs are set to react to the Commission’s White Paper on the future of Europe on Wednesday at 15.00, following its presentation by EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker. Parliament’s President Antonio Tajani and Mr Juncker will hold a press conference after the debate, at around 16.30. Parliament set out its vision for the EU future in three resolutions voted by the full House on 16 February 2017.

Before the start of the debate, from around 14.20, a number of Commissioners and Parliament group leaders will hold doorsteps at the protocol entrance on the ground floor of the Paul Henri Spaak building.
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