Navigation path

Login   |   Register

Advanced search Search in:    Audio    Photo    Video    Shotlist


OR









Extracts from the press conference by Algirdas Šemeta, on the adoption of the Savings Tax Directive

139 views

On 24 March 2014, Algirdas Šemeta, Member of the EC in charge of Taxation, Customs, Statistics, Audit and Anti-Fraud, gave a press conference on the adoption of the Savings Tax Directive following the agreement of the European Council. The Savings Tax Directive is a key tool for the EU in the fight against tax evasion, and the new text adopted the same day makes it stronger and wider in scope. It also ensures that the EU can maintain its place as global leader in tax transparency. This Directive will ensure the smooth implementation of the new global standard on automatic exchange of information being developed by the OECD. Moreover, agreement on a new Savings Directive in the EU will also help advance negotiations with Switzerland and other close neighbours for greater tax transparency.
PHOTO SHOTLIST MEMO

Type: Summary of press conference   Reference: I-087682   Date: 24/03/2014   Duration: 03:02 Location: Brussels - EC/Berlaymont  
Languages: ORIGINAL,
© European Union, 2014   /   Source: EC - Audiovisual Service
Director: Dimitrios Koskeridis
To download, please log in






Related videos

07:44 Press conference by Algirdas Šemeta, on the adoption of the Savings Tax Directive
Press conference by Algirdas Šemeta, on the adoption of the Savings Tax ...
Ref: I-087681
Date: 24/03/2014
03:02 Extracts from the press conference by Algirdas Šemeta, on the adoption of the Savings Tax Directive
Extracts from the press conference by Algirdas Šemeta, on the adoption of the ...
Ref: I-087682
Date: 24/03/2014

Related photos

Press conference by Algirdas Šemeta, Member of the EC, on the adoption of the Savings Tax Directive following the agreement of the European Council
Press conference by Algirdas Šemeta, Member of the EC, on the adoption of the ...
Ref: 025314
Date: 24/03/2014
Video Player   Need some help?


You don't find what you are looking for? Ask us!


Fri 28/04
European Commission - Upcoming events The news: In May 2017, the European Commission will present its third report on the progress achieved and the work still needed in making the new European Border and Coast Guard Agency fully operational.
Fri 28/04
European Commission - Upcoming events The news: In May 2017, the European Commission will provide a state of play of the functioning of the Schengen area. The background: The combination of serious deficiencies in the management of the external border by Greece at that time and the significant number of...
Wed 12/04
European Commission - Upcoming events The news: The Prime Minister of Estonia, Jüri Ratas, together with Members of his Government, will pay a visit to the European Commission on Wednesday 3 May 2017. After a bilateral meeting between European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and Mr Ratas, the Commission Members and...
Fri 28/04
European Commission - Statement Brussels, 1 May 2017 Europe is home to the world's most advanced welfare systems. The European social model has been a success story. But this is not a given. There are plenty of opportunities and challenges ahead of us.
Sat 29/04
European - Statement Commission Brussels, 29 April 2017 President Juncker met on 29 April in the margins of the European Council the Prime Ministers of Slovenia and Croatia, Miro Cerar and Andrej Plenković, on the management of flows of persons at the borders between Slovenia and Croatia and they stated...
Sat 29/04
European Commission - Statement Brussels, 29 April 2017 Following our meeting in Malta on 3 February and the amicable settlement of 21 February 2017, on the initiative of President Juncker, we have reached agreement on the Almaraz case. Our agreement relies solidly on a set of joint operational conclusions.
Sat 29/04
European - Statement Commission Brussels, 29 April 2017 Following the signature of the cooperation agreement between Europol and Denmark and ahead on the entry into force of the new mandate of Europol on 1 May, Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship Dimitris Avramopoulos and Commissioner for the Security Union...
Fri 28/04
European Commission - Commissioners' weekly activities Brussels, 28 April 2017 (Susceptible de modifications en cours de semaine) Déplacements et visites   Lundi 01 mai 2017 Labour Day Mr Phil Hogan in Canada (until 03/05): in Ottawa, meets Mr Lawrence MacAulay, Minister for Agriculture and Agri-Food of Canada; members of the...
Fri 28/04
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 28 April 2017 The EU announced today 4 new actions worth €59 million to improve stability and address the root causes of irregular migration and forced displacement in the Horn of Africa region.
Fri 28/04
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 28 April 2017 When public authorities fail to respect the rights and obligations under environmental laws, the public can hold them to account. Today the European Commission adopted a guidance document on access to justice in environmental matters which clarifies how individuals and associations...

Go to useful links page Useful links

Go to rss page Go to EU Tube page Go to twitter page Go to facebook page Go to contact page


Credit © European Union, 2017