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Juncker backs forcing multinational companies to publish their tax bills

EXCLUSIVE / European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker supports forcing multinational companies like Google, Amazon, and Apple to publish the profits they make and the taxes they pay in each EU country they … Continue reading

January 31, 2016 · Leave a comment

Ministers move to ensure ‘right to be forgotten’ applies to non-EU companies

Data protection laws will apply to all companies doing business in the European Union, national justice ministers agreed today (6 June), as they adapted legislation to take a recent EU … Continue reading

November 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

EU court ruling opens door for ‘right to be forgotten’ on the internet

Google could be forced to remove links to news stories about individuals from its search results, following a ruling today (13 May) by the European Court of Justice, backing the … Continue reading

November 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Google can’t be broken up without new legislation, says Competition Commissioner

Google cannot be broken up into smaller companies without new EU legislation, the European Commission said today (20 May), after detailing two potential new antitrust investigations into the internet giant. … Continue reading

November 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

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