Questions and Answers on the EU list of non-cooperative tax jurisdictions

Why has the EU produced a list of non-cooperative tax jurisdictions? The new list is part of the EU's work to clamp down on tax evasion and avoidance. It will help the EU to deal more robustly with external threats to Member States' tax bases and to tackle third countries that consistently refuse to play … Continue reading Questions and Answers on the EU list of non-cooperative tax jurisdictions

Security Union: Cracking down on the illegal import of cultural goods used to finance terrorism

The European Commission has today put forward new rules to clamp down on the illegal import and trafficking of cultural goods from outside the EU, often linked to terrorist financing and other criminal activity. Today's proposal marks one of the final steps set out in the Commission's action plan to strengthen the fight against terrorism financing. … Continue reading Security Union: Cracking down on the illegal import of cultural goods used to finance terrorism

Automated Financial Systems Taps IBM Cloud to Expand Financial Services

IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that Automated Financial Systems, Inc. (AFS), a global leader in commercial lending to top-tier financial institutions is utilising the IBM Cloud to expand its loan processing capacity to support its overall growth and market expansion. AFS, whose clients include two-thirds of the top 25 U.S. banks and bank holding companies, … Continue reading Automated Financial Systems Taps IBM Cloud to Expand Financial Services