Category: Miguel Arias Cañete

EP this week: tax evasion, Libor scandal, Nato and counter-terrorism

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg and EU Counter-terrorism Coordinator Gilles de Kerchove visit Parliament this week to discuss security challenges and the EU’s response to terrorist threats. In addition MEPs vote on legislation to increase transparency when setting key interest rates, while the new special committee on tax rulings will… – Continue reading

Four foreign banks ordered to tighten anti-laundering efforts

The financial regulator said on Tuesday that it has ordered four foreign banks operating in Korea to strengthen their anti-money laundering protections. The Financial Supervisory Service (FSS) inspected some 60 local and foreign banks to check whether they are equipped with relevant safeguards. Among them were the Seoul branches of… – Continue reading

Five questions Cañete has not yet answered about his family

Miguel Arias Cañete, the Spanish Commissioner-designate for Energy and Climate Change, has left five important questions unanswered during his confirmation hearing in the European Parliament, writes Alicia Gutiérrez. Alicia Gutiérrez is a journalist at the Spanish online media infoLibre. (Translation by Avaaz. Original version here) 1. Has Cañete had any… – Continue reading