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European Finance Ministers are meeting in Copenhagen today and tomorrow to discuss the possibility of introducing a tax on financial transactions. Some journalists appear to be insisting that the prospects for such a tax are fading or even doomed, but this is not the case. Hopes for a financial transaction tax (FTT) are not dead.… » read more

Posted by Oxfam International EU Advocacy

Over 70 organisations have urged the Danish EU Presidency to speed up negotiations on a financial transaction tax (FTT) in a letter sent ahead of tomorrow’s EU Finance Ministers meeting, where an EU FTT will be up for discussion. Signatories want to see EU finance ministers take concrete steps towards a decision on the FTT… » read more

Posted by Oxfam International EU Advocacy