Speeches

Taxation and Customs Union

Algirdas Šemeta EU Commissioner for Taxation and Customs Union, Audit and Anti-Fraud "Competitive Tax Policy and Tax Competition in the EU" 2nd Taxation Forum of Diario Economico/OTOC

27/10/2011

SPEECH/11/712 Porto, 27 October 2011 Ladies and gentlemen, I am honoured to have been invited to address this distinguished audience today. We live in turbulent and uncertain times. The financial and economic crisis requires leadership and inventive actions ...

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Algirdas Šemeta EU Commissioner for Taxation and Customs Union, Audit and Anti-Fraud Reaching a level playing field for taxation across Europe Debate on Taxation in European Parliament P...

25/10/2011

SPEECH/11/709 Chair, Honourable Members, I would like to thank the European Parliament, and in particular Sven Giegold and Sharon Bowles for the report on the proposal to recast the so-called Parent-Subsidiary taxation Directive and the oral question....

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Algirdas Šemeta EU Commissioner for Taxation and Customs Union, Audit and Anti-Fraud "Customs cooperation at the Eastern borders" High-level seminar on customs cooperation in the EU East...

20/10/2011

SPEECH/11/694 Good morning, ladies and gentlemen, The Polish presidency of the EU kindly invited me to address this high-level seminar on customs cooperation in the EU Eastern neighbourhood; I found it a welcome opportunity to follow up on our common ...

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Algirdas Šemeta Commissioner responsible for Taxation and Customs Union, Audit and Anti-fraud "EU Revenue: The Future of Own Resources" Conference on EU Multiannual Financial Framework 2...

20/10/2011

SPEECH/11/696 Honourable Members of the European Parliament and the National Parliaments, Ladies and Gentlemen, I am honoured to be invited here today to discuss the funding of the European Budget with the members of the European and National Parliaments, ...

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Algirdas Šemeta EU Commissioner for Taxation and Customs Union, Audit and Anti-Fraud "EU tax policy in support of the EU 2020 Growth Strategy" The FEE Tax Day 2011 Brussels, 11 October 2011

11/10/2011

SPEECH/11/650 Ladies and Gentlemen, Honourable guests, I am honoured to be invited here today to present to you the European Commission’s policy and my main projects in the taxation area. The current economic situation and the challenges European Member ...

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10.10.2011 | Commissioner Šemeta presents the Synthesis Report of Management Achievements in 2010 in the Budgetary Control Committee Meeting of the European Parliament pdf - 42 KB [42 KB]

10/10/2011

Honorable Members, Ladies and Gentlemen, I am glad to present to you the Synthesis Report of Management Achievements in 2010.

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Audit

Commissioner's Šemeta Opening Speech in the Annual Conference of the Internal Audit Service pdf - 35 KB [35 KB]

03/10/2011

This year IAS' conference is special - it’s the 10th IAS' international conference. Since 2001 each year we discuss a different topic. We have talked about risk management, internal control, internal versus external audit, the concept of single audit and finally the future of internal audit. 2011 is a good year to talk about excellence as it marks IAS' 10th birth-day. 2011 is also the year of the first overall opinion of the European Commission's Internal Auditor.

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