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Europe #EuroABC: European financial policy from A to Z
Who attends ECOFIN Council meetings? What do the abbreviations SURE, MFF and FTT stand for? What rules does the Tax Act Relating to Brexit contain? Our #EuroABC provides easy-to-understand explanations of key terms in the sometimes complicated world of EU finances, along with the fiscal policy priorities of the German Presidency – all from A to Z.
europe 2022 Franco-German Fiscal Policy Seminar
The next Franco-German Fiscal Policy Seminar (FPS) will take place in Berlin on 14-15 November 2022.
Europe Tax Act relating to Brexit
The Act on Taxation-Related Provisions concerning the Withdrawal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland from the European Union ( Brexit-Steuerbegleitgesetz , Tax Act relating to Brexit) contains provisions within the Federal Finance Ministry’s area of responsibility that are necessary in connection with the withdrawal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern …
Europe Banking union
The banking union is creating a common market for banking services. The banking union protects taxpayers by means of a single European banking supervision system and – in the event of a crisis – a single bank resolution mechanism.
Europe Bilateral talks in Greece and Bulgaria
Finance Minister Christian Lindner travelled to Greece and Bulgaria on 14 June 2022. In Athens, he met with Finance Minister Christos Staikouras and Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis. During the talks, Lindner highlighted his great respect for Greece’s achievements in overcoming its debt crisis. You can watch the exchange between Lindner und Mitsotakis here.
europe Brexit and Customs
How does Brexit affect customs? The customs administration thoroughly prepared for Brexit in terms of staffing, IT-assisted customs clearance and awareness-raising among companies. The aim was to ensure that it had the resources and staffing needed to continue performing its tasks as effectively as possible post-Brexit.
europe Brexit and financial markets
How does Brexit affect the financial market? The Trade and Cooperation Agreement covers financial services in the same way as they are generally covered in the EU’s other free trade agreements with third countries. In particular, both parties have committed to keeping their markets open for operators from the other party seeking to supply services through establishment.
europe Brexit and taxation
What are the tax implications of Brexit? Germany adopted the Tax Act Relating to Brexit (Brexit-Steuerbegleitgesetz), which was intended to prevent detrimental legal consequences occurring solely as a result of Brexit for taxpayers who have completed all essential tax-relevant actions prior to the UK’s departure from the EU.
Europe Capital markets union
The EU capital markets union will strengthen the European economy and promote capital market financing to complement bank-based loans. The aim is to deepen and expand the EU’s single market for capital and for financial services.