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Dombrovskis applauds Alfred Sant’s efforts to postpone insurance directive

European Commission Vice President Valdis Dombrovskis expressed his appreciation to Maltese MEP Alfred Sant for his engagement in the postponement of the Insurance Distribution Directive. The Maltese MEP had asked the European Commission to reconsider the application of a one-year delay for the implementation of the Insurance Distribution Directive as requested by the Maltese industry.

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Alfred Sant votes against resolution proposing a common corporate tax

Maltese MEP Alfred Sant voted against a resolution which proposes a system of Common Corporate Tax, and a European-level Financial Transaction Tax, amongst its proposed new sources. Although not in concept against the EU having its own budgetary resources, Dr Sant said he is against own resources coming in the form of a Common Corporate

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National financial entities should be reinforced to combat financing of terrorism

Former Prime Minister and Maltese MEP Alfred Sant stressed the importance of the creation of a European Counter Terrorism platform eventually led by EUROPOL to combat the financing of terrorism. Dr Sant said that national financial entities should be reinforced in their intelligence capacities while exchange of information and cooperation among national financial entities should