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November,  2016

Germans shocked by Autobahn privatization plan
Conservatives want to involve the private sector in running Germany's beloved highway system. That's angered the opposition, their coalition partners and even some of their own party members.According to a report in the news magazine Der (...)
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Europe's biggest markets enjoy best new car sales since 2009 - despite weak October
New car sales in Europe have suffered a fall in October - but the big five markets still experienced their best year-to-date registrations since 2009.Car registrations in the UK, Germany, France, Spain and Italy saw a small decrease of 0. (...)
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UK seeks to secure tariff-free trade for auto industry
Britain will aim to achieve tariff-free trade with Europe for the auto industry and other manufacturers after the country leaves the European UnionBritain will aim to achieve tariff-free trade with Europe for the auto industry and other m (...)
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The German Auto Industry Is Finally (Maybe) Done With Gas
It’s inevitable: The age of the internal combustion engine is ending. Growing demand for cleaner, greener transport means the fossil-fuel burning powerplants that humanity has relied on and refined over the last century are on the way out. But, lik (...)
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German Automakers Sweat Over China's Draft Electric-Vehicle Quotas
Rigid quotas for clean-energy cars could see German giants fall behind Japanese, US rivals.German automakers have been swept up in a wave of apprehension over China's release of draft guidelines that would stipulate that carmakers must pr (...)
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Steady growth for UK new car market in October
The UK new car market experienced modest growth in October following a bumper plate-change month in September, according to figures published today by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders. 180,168 cars were driven off the UK’s forecourts (...)
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New anti-dumping measures against China’s import proposed by Commission
Katainen: Trade is Europe’s best growth lever. But free trade must be fair, and only fair trade can be free”.The European Commission introduced on Wednesday a proposal for a new method for calculating dumping on imports from countries (...)
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Manifesto calls for an end to Germany's digital lag
Delegates to Germany's 10th IT Summit warn the country is falling behind international competitors. They're calling for a push from industry and government to speed up the digital transformation.On Wednesday (16.11.2016) the western Germa (...)
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German industrial order books shrinking
German industry saw fewer orders coming in last month, especially from customers in the eurozone. The slight drop is, however, no reason to worry, pointing instead to a boom over the summer slowly playing out now.In September, German comp (...)
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How to raise capital in Europe… and beyond
We are pleased to launch a new publication destined for international asset management players who want to access EU investors. In this publication we discuss why Luxembourg is the high-speed way to launch your investment vehicle, and we feature Luxe (...)
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Luxembourg Investment Vehicles
In this eighth edition of the Luxembourg Investment Vehicles publication we are pleased to provide you with a general overview of the main different fund vehicles that can be established in Luxembourg across all asset classes and investment strategie (...)
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EU researchers offer sustainable solutions for European manufacturing
During its final conference held in Brussels on 18 October 2016, the EU-funded USE-IT-WISELY project outlined its innovative frameworks and tools that will equip European manufacturers to effectively compete in an increasingly globalised world econom (...)
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Europe Finally Wakes Up To The New Silk Road, And This Could Be Big
They humiliated me a year ago,” began Karl Gheysen, the then-CEO of the Khorgos Gateway dry port on the Kazakh/China border, in November of 2015.He then told me a story about a talk that he attempted to give to an audience of senior exe (...)
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Turkey: Now EU is talking about economic sanctions
Mr. Schulz and his friends will learn that the EU has more to lose than Turkey if they try to impose any form of sanctions.More enmity and more hatred from the European Union... Now European Parliament chief Martin Schulz is threatening T (...)
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EU and Canada sign free trade accord, but has to clear 40 European parliaments
The European Union and Canada signed a free trade agreement that aims to generate jobs and growth though it must still clear some 40 national and regional parliaments in Europe in the coming years to enter fully into force. Canadian Prime Minister Ju (...)
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European Union: AG opines Luxembourg VAT exemption for cost-sharing groups incompatible with EU law
Advocate General Kokott of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) delivered her opinion on 6 October 2016 in the infringement case brought by the European Commission against Luxembourg, regarding its implementation of the cost-sharing” e (...)
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France’s abolition of surtax exemption on tax-consolidated distributions will not apply retroactively
The French government announced on 20 October 2016 that the termination of the exemption from the 3% surtax on distributions within tax-consolidated groups will not have retroactive effect. The announcement was made during discussions relating to the (...)
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EU Re-launches Common Consolidated Corporate Tax Base
On 25 October 2016, the European Commission released the revamped draft proposal for the Common Consolidated Corporate Tax Base (CCCTB). The proposal includes two draft directives that are cross-referenced and designed to operate as parts of a single (...)
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Britain’s manufacturing sector is changing beyond all recognition
Manufacturing is less and less the industry for Britain’s man on the street.POLITICIANS of all stripes agree: Britain needs more manufacturing. George Osborne, the previous chancellor of the exchequer, promised that the country would be (...)
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Although UK High Court Ruled that Only Parliament Can Authorize Brexit Divorce, Companies Should Still Start Contingency Planning
On October 2, 2016, the United Kingdom's (UK) Prime Minister, Theresa May, announced plans to trigger "Brexit" - the exit of the UK from the European Union (EU) -- by the end of March, 2017.  That would have been the beginning of the end o (...)
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Brexit offers British firms opportunities to build business beyond Europe and create a new era of global trade for the UK, study finds
Britain’s shock referendum result to leave the EU may have temporarily roiled international markets and weakened investor confidence in the region, but it has also created a unique opportunity for British firms to expand trade and build long-term p (...)
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Study: Brexit throws £65 billion of investment into doubt
Britain’s shock vote to leave the European Union has persuaded many British businesses to cancel or postpone investments worth more than £65 billion (€75 billion), a study said Monday (14 November).The estimate was based on research (...)
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Rise of the working poor across Europe
A partial economic recovery in European Union member countries has not translated into fewer people living in poverty despite them having full-time jobs, a new study has shown. Germany is no exception.A study by Germany's Bertelsmann Foun (...)
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Schengen visa reimposed on Russian-Polish border
Visa-free transit between Poland and Kaliningrad has been suspended for now. It used to be possible for local citizens to cross the border without any formalities. But that ended a few weeks ago.To watch video report, (...)
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Report: Guide to Taxes on Real Estate in Central and Eastern Europe
The real estate market in Central & Eastern Europe (CEE) is growing and is expected to expand in the next decade. For now the retail and office sectors are the most preferred, but the industrial and logistics sectors look to be the main drivers o (...)
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Investment in Slovakia 2016 - Guide
Our investor’s guidebook for 2016 is out, providing international firms with a complete overview of information essential for doing business in the Slovak Republic.In a challenging environment, with reduced opportunities for Investing i (...)
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Spanish unions reject budget adjustment demanded by EU
Spain’s two biggest unions said Thursday (10 November) they firmly opposed” measures demanded by Brussels to reduce the public deficit and demanded a hike in the minimum wage.We firmly reject the adjustment of €5.5 billion demanded (...)
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European Family Business Barometer: Successful & Resiliant (fifth edition)
The report offers insights into the confidence levels of family businesses, the challenges they face, and the solutions they seek to ensure their development and sustainable growth.European Family Businesses (EFB) and KPMG joined forces o (...)
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UK business execs lack confidence in generating trusted insights from data and analytics
Most UK business leaders believe in the value of using data and analytics (D&A), but say they lack confidence in their ability to measure the effectiveness and impact of D&A, and mistrust the analytics used to help drive decision making, acco (...)
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Russian de-offshorisation law
Recent changes in Russian tax legislation should be taken into account upon structuring investments from or to Russia. Indeed, the so called ‘de-offshorization law’ (hereafter ‘the Law’) aims at preventing the use of offshore companies and un (...)
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France makes another U-turn on EU trade policy
After going to extraordinary lengths to block an anti-CETA resolution in the French parliament, Matthias Fekl has called for more democracy in Europe’s trade negotiations. EurActiv France reports.After weeks of castigation by anti-CETA (...)
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