European Parliament to debate Apple tax ruling – Hayes

The recent Apple Tax ruling by the European
Commission will be debated today in the European Parliament. The Competition
Commissioner Margrethe Vestager – who announced the ruling – will be discussing
her decision with MEPs. The Fine Gael MEP Brian Hayes says there’s a danger the
ruling will create unnecessary economic uncertainty in Europe.

Out words: for investment

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European Ombudsman calls on EU Commission to thoroughly deal with Barroso appointment

The European Ombudsman Emily O’Reilly iscalling on the European Commission to thoroughly deal with the appointment of aformer Commission President to the banking giant Goldman Sachs. There wasoutrage in some quarters when Jose-Manuel Barroso was appointed as an adviserand non-executive chairman to Goldman Sachs. The European CommissionPresident Jean-Claude Juncker has now referred the issue of Mr Barroso’sappointment to the Commission’s Ethics Committee. MsO’Reilly says the appointment raises concerns about the ethics of someone whoheld a position of public trust moving to a major bank like Goldman Sachs.

Out words: they’re not

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Barroso appointment to Goldman Sachs matter of public trust – O’Reilly

The European Ombudsman Emily O’Reilly saysthe appointment of the former EU Commission president Jose-Manuel Barroso to Goldman Sachs raises a number of ethical questions. Ms O’Reilly recently raised Barroso’s appointment with the current EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker.This followed widespread concerns about Barroso’s appointment to Goldman Sachs as an adviser and non-executive chairman. Mr Juncker has now agreed to refer the matter to the European Commission’s Ethics Committee. Emily O’Reilly says Barroso’s appointment must be thoroughly dealt with by the Ethics Committee as it’s a matter of public trust. 

Out words: Goldman Sachs

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