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Alfred Sant warns against reducing southern European banks’ financial

Former Prime Miniser and Maltese MEP said one-size-fits all approach on small and medium sized banks operating in the south of Europe could reduce their financial flexibility and become uncompetitive with the larger banks in the north of Europe. Dr Sant made these comments after voting in favour of a resolution on the appointment of

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Organised group of bankers steal €55 billion from public funds

Maltese MEP Alfred Sant told the European Parliament that if banks from Cyprus, Greece or Malta had been involved in the Cum Ex scandal the ongoing naming and shaming proceedings would not have been so mild as it was with banks in the larger member states involved in this scandal. The Cum Ex scandal revealed

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EU has gotten all it wanted over Brexit but: Beware!

Former Prime Minister and Maltese MEP Alfred Sant told the European Parliament that should there be any other EU government wishing to exit, it will have learnt the lesson of not doing it the British way. Dr Sant, reacting on the UK’s withdrawal from the EU, mentioned the Versailles Treaty of 1918 which tempted the

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Digitalization offers people a chance of upward social mobility

Digitalization may offer people a chance of upward social mobility in countries where this has typically been very difficult for the majority of the population, Maltese MEP Alfred Sant said in an intervention on the report ‘Digitalisation for development: reducing poverty through technology’ at the European Parliament . The Maltese MEP voted in favour of