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Summit concludes with no progress on EU's long-term budget, 18 Oct
nothing to see here.

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.
by Cat on Mon Oct 21st, 2019 at 12:39:28 AM EST
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Somewhere, not at this URL, people are exchanging arguments about the prudence of this amount to be distributed among EC "portfolios" as well as appropriations requested by EU states' legislatures to fund it.

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.
by Cat on Wed Oct 23rd, 2019 at 07:26:15 PM EST
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It's pretty small compared to the US Federal Budget of $4.4 Trillion for 2019 - in fact only about 4% of the US Budget... but then the EU doesn't have to fund the arms industry.

Index of Frank's Diaries
by Frank Schnittger (mail Frankschnittger at hot male dotty communists) on Wed Oct 23rd, 2019 at 10:01:29 PM EST
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Draghi's farewell demand: the eurozone budget
"EU grandees send Draghi to 'euro pantheon'"

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.
by Cat on Fri Oct 25th, 2019 at 03:36:18 AM EST
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The future of the euro area economy, Lagarde, 22 Nov
Resilience and rebalancing: "Good institutions exist to ensure that people are not forced into actions that are rational at the individual level but self-defeating collectively."
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Caption Contest Call for "memes" featuring (a) Keynesian (b) circular (c) liquidity (d) QE or (e) stim-pak by any other name

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.
by Cat on Sat Nov 23rd, 2019 at 12:58:45 AM EST
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Member states reject adding €50 million for Brexit preparedness, not really
EP, Council, and COMISH disagree on several budget items by portfolio share.

The discarded point of the headline, illustrated in the photo caption: Current UK port capacity and utilization of customs declarations and duties collected for EU members unlikely to benefit from additional €50M capital investment ("bribe", sop).

Lorries pass through customs checks at the Port of Dover in Dover, Britain, 15 February 2019. [EPA-EFE/NEIL HALL]



Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.
by Cat on Fri Nov 15th, 2019 at 09:59:12 PM EST
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Happy Vanuatu Day!

Premier of Bermuda: 'Global minimum tax is anti-competitive'

Given that you are the only jurisdiction, together with Switzerland, with equivalence regime (recognition of financial frameworks) both with the EU and the US, do you have any advice for London for the future relationship talks?

I will save any advice that I have for London whatsoever. I know that the Solvency II Directive (negotiations for equivalence recognition in insurance) took us six years to achieve. I wish them the best of luck.

archived 2017
a raft of documents addressing tax avoidance and evasion

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.

by Cat on Fri Dec 6th, 2019 at 09:58:52 PM EST
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