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  1. Greece crisis: The shameless double standards of the IMF and ECB bully boysRead the original story w/Photo

    15 min ago | The Independent

    ... understand the virtues of restraint. And the head of the IMF is Jean-Claude Juncker, who as prime minister of Luxembourg was always tough on people who expected to get something for nothing. This must be why a recent report said of Luxembourg under ...

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  2. Greenpeace, German utilities launch suit against UK nuclear plantRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | EurActiv.com

    Greenpeace and nine German and Austrian utilities selling renewable energy said on Thursday they are launching legal action against state aid for a new British nuclear power plant, which was approved by the European Commission. Greenpeace and the others in the group said at a news briefing that the lawsuit would be filed with the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg in the coming days, over the Hinkley Point C project in southwest England.

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  3. LuxLeaks firm advising EU commission on taxRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | EUobserver

    ... economic activity between EU countries". The APAs were instrumental in letting hundreds of big companies based in Luxembourg pay next to no tax around the world thanks to confidential deals masterminded by PwC. The LuxLeaks scandal erupted last ...

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  4. Investment Funds Update - Europe: Legal and regulatory updates for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | JD Supra

    Investment Funds Update - Europe: Legal and regulatory updates for the funds industry from the key asset management centres and primary European fund domiciles: Luxembourg The Luxembourg draft law on FATCA, which will ratify the execution of the Intergovernmental Agreement signed between Luxembourg and the USA on 28 March 2014, was submitted to Parliament on 27 March 2015. The Luxembourg Tax Authorities have confirmed that for the first reporting year 2014, the reporting deadline has been postponed to 31 July 2015 instead of 30 June 2015.

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  5. Greece to lose a 16.3 billion at midnightRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | EurActiv.com

    ... remains in the Hellenic Financial Stability Fund (HFSF) buffer, which will be transferred back to the EFSF in Luxembourg. That amounts to 10.9 billion, and its availability also expires tonight. Third, are the equivalents of profits of loans to the ...

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  6. Bulgaria to Contribute EUR 100 M to Juncker Investment PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Sofia News Agency

    ... the EU Commission said on its website. Another seven EU member states - Germany, Spain, France, Italy, Luxembourg, Poland and Slovakia - have already announced their intentions to participate in the EFSI through their national development banks. ...

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  7. Juncker to Greece: "The door is still open."Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Reuters

    ... European conscience has taken a heavy blow. Goodwill has somewhat evaporated." The conservative former premier of Luxembourg, faced criticism for being too soft on Athens over the past five months as he sought to help Greek Prime Minister Alexis ...

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  8. 'Betrayed' Juncker urges Greece to vote 'Yes' to stay in euroRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Yahoo!

    ... Greeks, who I love deeply, that you shouldn't choose suicide just because you are afraid of death," the former Luxembourg premier said, urging them to vote "Yes" in Sunday's vote. "A 'No' would mean, regardless of the question posed, that Greece had ...

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  9. [Focus] Chinese PM calls for EU deal on GreeceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | EUobserver

    ... he said, after which he went on to say he is "a great admirer of China". Juncker said that as prime minister of Luxembourg he visited China several times and joked that "the Chinese secret service will know how often I was in China". Juncker said ...

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  10. European Union to Root Out Tax Dodges; Amazon, Disney, Coca-Cola in CrosshairsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | TheStreet.com

    ... on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration. LONDON ( The Deal ) -- Luxembourg takes over the EU's rotating presidency this week amid a storm of controversy over its dubious distinction as a tax haven for ...

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  11. EU Cracks Down on Tax Dodges by Multinationals From Disney to CokeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | TheStreet.com

    ... Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration. Luxembourg, home of European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, is the EU's richest country and a notorious tax haven for multinationals ...

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  12. Germany's Power ProblemRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | New Vision

    It is a short tram ride from the massive building that houses the European Union's Council of Ministers to the Brussels office of the German think tank Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik . On a recent morning, both provided equally revealing illustrations of Germany's growing political clout in Europe.

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  13. UPDATE 1-EU tells Greeks "door still open" to deal, makes offer publicRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 28 | Reuters

    ... European Union institutions to demonstrate their effectiveness and relevance, and Juncker, a veteran premier of Luxembourg, has taken a lead in trying to steer the 40-year-old Tsipras to an accord, voicing irritation in recent weeks at repeated ...

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  14. Feeling like royalty in the majestic Old City of LuxembourgRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Los Angeles Times

    ... to be walkable. Old-world charm was a must. And a sense of history and culture was imperative. The Old City of Luxembourg, named a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1994, checked off all the boxes for my partner, Doug, and me. We booked a three-night ...

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  15. Migration plan exposes EU rifts, tough bargaining aheadRead the original story

    Friday Jun 26 | The Washington Post

    ... around the summit room near midnight on Thursday in sharp exchanges between Juncker, a veteran prime minister of Luxembourg, and Tusk, whose job is to broker common positions among the 28 national leaders in the European Council. Juncker, wearied by ...

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  16. Altice goes 'double Dutch'; cross-border asset shuffle will strengthen positionRead the original story

    Friday Jun 26 | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

    Luxembourg-based telecoms group Altice SA has proposed a corporate restructuring involving a cross-border merger between a newly formed Dutch entity, Altice NV, as the acquiring company, and Altice SA as the company ceasing to exist. The merger consideration reflects Altice's current enterprise valuation of EUR61.9 billion and equity value of EUR32.5 billion - an increase of 557% since the company's initial public offering , and one common 'B share' with 25 voting rights each and a nominal value of EUR0.25, in exchange for each issued and outstanding share in the capital of Altice.

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  17. Decision time strikes for Greek enigma TsiprasRead the original story

    Friday Jun 26 | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    After five months in power, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has 48 hours to make a decision that will shape his country's future for decades, yet his negotiating partners cannot be sure which way he will jump. The 40-year-old leftist, elected in January on a promise to end austerity, must decide whether to swallow an unpalatable deal with international creditors to avert a default next week at the risk of losing part of his Syriza party, or refuse and risk economic chaos and ejection from the euro zone.

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  18. Italy's Renzi slams EU leaders over migrant quotasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Yahoo!

    ... to a compulsory system. Tusk, the former Polish premier whose country now opposes the quota system, and ex-Luxembourg prime minister Juncker argued about legal aspects behind the union's plan to tackle the migration crisis, the source added. Tempers ...

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  19. In Greece, talk of dark agenda behind debt deadlockRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... summit in Brussels, Belgium, June 25, 2015. REUTERS/Yves Herman British Prime Minister David Cameron (L) and Luxembourg Prime Minister Xavier Bettel shake hands a European Union leaders summit in Brussels, Belgium, June 25, 2015. REUTERS/Yves Herman ...

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  20. Moody's Upgrades BIL's RatingsRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 25 | PR-inside.com

    Banque Internationale a Luxembourg SA today welcomed the action taken by Moody's Investors Service to raise its Baseline Credit Assessment to 'baa3' from 'ba1', based on the bank's track record of solid results. In addition, BIL's long-term deposit and senior unsecured debt ratings were upgraded to 'A3' from 'Baa1', and its subordinated debt rating was upgraded to 'Ba1' from 'Ba2'.

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