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  • 7 February 2018

    On January 23rd, the European Ministers of Finance met in the Economic and Financial Affairs Council (Ecofin) to discuss the deepening of the European Monetary Union. The Council dealt with the EU’s list of non-cooperative jurisdictions regarding tax governance, as well as the Commission’s annual growth survey and alert mechanism report. On January 29th, the General Affairs Council further discussed Brexit negotiations. Lastly, on January 31st, the European Commission’s High-Level Expert Group on Sustainable Finance (HLEG) published its final report.

  • 2 February 2018

    There is not a day that passes without us feeling the impact of technological development and changing consumer behaviour on our economy. Striking taxi drivers, restructuring exercises at big retailers but also in other companies … And when it comes to the financial sector, the decreasing number of local bank offices.

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  • 11 January 2018

    On January 1st, 2018, a decade after its accession to the EU, Bulgaria has taken over the rotating Presidency of the Council of the EU for the first time. During its Presidency, Bulgaria will strive towards achieving future-oriented and realistic results in four key areas, such as economic growth and digital economy.

  • 18 December 2017

    A Eurogroup meeting took place on December 4, inter alia, to elect a new President. The Finance Ministers of the EU Member States met on December 5 in Brussels to discuss an EU list of non-cooperative tax jurisdictions, digital taxation, VAT on e-commerce and several proposals regarding the Banking Union. The European Council adopted legislative texts on bank creditor hierarchy and IFRS 9 rules.