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European Commission Unveils Plans to Boost Energy Networks in Europe
Posted on 27 Oct 2011 by Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

View Media On 19 October 2011, the European Commission (the "Commission") published a proposal to fund €50 billion worth of investment in the European Union's ("EU") transport, energy, and digital networks for the... Read More

Proposals for a European Union Financial Transactions Tax
Posted on 26 Oct 2011 by Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

View Media The proposals made by the EU Commission on 28 September 2011 regarding an EU directive on a common system of financial transaction taxation in the 27 Member States of the EU have been debated widely in the three weeks since they... Read More

UK Corporate Tax Reform Update
Posted on 20 Sep 2011 by Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

View Media While the UK Government's blue-print for corporation tax reform was put forward in June 2010, key elements of the reform programme have become much clearer during the course of the Summer of 2011. The long awaited detailed... Read More

European Commission Announces Revisions to the Transparency Directive
Posted on 18 Nov 2011 by Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

View Media Under the headline "More responsible businesses can foster more growth in Europe", the European Commission (the "Commission") unveiled proposals for directives to amend several legislative measures on 25 October... Read More

The Volcker Rule's Significant Impact on a Foreign Banking Organization's Proprietary Trading Activities
Posted on 14 Oct 2011 by Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

View Media This week, the three federal banking agencies and the SEC approved for comment a proposed regulation implementing Section 619 of the Dodd-Frank Act, more generally known as the 'Volcker Rule.' The 298-page proposal has yet... Read More