Copying and distributing are prohibited without permission of the publisher

EU 11 mull narrower FTT

17 December 2013

Salman Shaheen - ITR

The 11 EU member states looking to adopt a financial transaction tax (FTT) have discussed proposals for a narrower version of the tax to get it past stalled negotiations.

Lithuania has proposed that the 11 EU countries which want to bring in an FTT should consider narrowing the tax's scope so that countries can progress beyond their current deadlock.

Meeting in Brussels last week to consider Lithuania's proposals, the countries discussed exempting repurchase agreements (repos) from the FTT.

"There is concern that the application of the FTT to repurchase...



This article is locked content, available to current subscribers or triallists.

  • Current subscribers or trialists - Please log in to view this article in full.
  • New users - Please take a free 7 day trial.
  • Expired subscribers or trialists - Please subscribe to gain immediate full access.

If you think you've received this message in error, please contact your account manager, Nick Burroughs:
Email: nburroughs@euromoneyplc.com, Tel: +44 (0)207 779 8379

Subscribe now

Subscribe today to gain full access to International Tax Review.

Subscribe

Free trial

Take a free trial now and gain 7 days of full access to International Tax Review.

Free trial





International Tax Review Profile

Tax inversions are 'shortsighted': Labor secretary http://t.co/GUDgjvs2Hg "I'd rather be rich than right," says one shareholder quoted.

Sep 1 2014 04:38 ·  reply ·  retweet ·  favourite
International Tax Review Profile

RT @TransferSources: Various retail outlets are already selling Manchester United 'Falcao 9' shirts. http://t.co/Vn1Hnhgvbi

Sep 1 2014 04:28 ·  reply ·  retweet ·  favourite
International Tax Review Profile

@DLA_Piper @SkaddenArps Terrific news about your #americastaxawards2014 nominations http://t.co/4Gh7x0Db2C http://t.co/pJ4S1PsULR

Sep 1 2014 04:26 ·  reply ·  retweet ·  favourite
International Tax Review Profile

Have you got your ITR magazine yet? And what were your thoughts when you first saw our September cover image? http://t.co/z0tEGLZDH0

Sep 1 2014 02:59 ·  reply ·  retweet ·  favourite
International Tax Review Profile

UN sub-committee meet in Italy to discuss contentious issues, update TP Manual | http://t.co/IQVHRiekNO http://t.co/Jpcg6A5432

Sep 1 2014 10:56 ·  reply ·  retweet ·  favourite

Which possible outcome of the G20 / OECD BEPS project would carry the biggest fear for your company?