9th Jun 2023


Former Nato chief in tax haven turmoil

A request to hire Anders Fogh Rasmussen to lecture in 2015 has brought attention to CSA, a celebrity-speakers bureau, on whose books the former Nato chief appears.The lecture pricetag was almost €20,000, reports Danish daily BT and the money should be paid via Andorra, a known tax haven.

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EU's proposed ethics body 'toothless', say campaigners

Transparency campaigners say the new ethics body proposed by the European Commission will do little to prevent corruption at the EU institutions. The proposal comes six months after allegations of a Qatari corruption affair involving a former European Parliament vice-president.


The 'BlackRock exemption' has no place in the EU's due diligence directive

With the EU's Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive, there's an opportunity to harness the power of investment for truly sustainable activities. But to do this, it must not allow the 'BlackRock exemption' and instead cover institutional investors and asset managers.

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