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Our insights and press coverage on the FTT
How the FTT is missing the mark: safest UCITS funds to be hit the hardest

11/06/2013

The 11 EU member states backing the ‘Tobin’ tax promote it as means to limit the excesses of the financial services industry and fight back against ever-riskier financial products, namely hedge funds.

Luxembourg Tax Views

08/04/2013

KPMG Luxembourg's Olivier Schneider addresses the most important aspects of the financial transaction tax as well as its impact on Luxembourg financial institutions.

Taxing the Wealthy Is Not So Easy

26/03/2013

The French have been making the rich pay since 1789. But when a 75 percent tax rate on incomes exceeding €1 million was deemed unconstitutional before it could take effect, it seemed that there was a limit to what could be severed from a wealthy citizen.

FTT warning

21/03/2013

Regulation: The planned European financial transactions tax will have a huge and unavoidable impact on Luxembourg’s fund sector, Alfi conference attendees have heard.

The hidden side of the Financial Transaction Tax

15/02/2013

Georges Bock: "The FTT is, as a consequence, yet another way for citizens to contribute money, through taxes, to deal with the consequences of the financial crisis."

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