Possible EU sanctions on tax havens

Following publication of the leaked Panama Papers, the EU’s Commissioner for Economics and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs Pierre Moscovici has said the EU “has to be ready” to sanction countries that do not completely cooperate to combat money laundering and tax evasion. “We need now a true European list of non-cooperative jurisdictions… I want this list of tax havens in the next six months at the latest”.

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About Maya Lester QC

Maya Lester QC

Maya Lester QC is a senior barrister (Queen’s Counsel) at Brick Court Chambers with a wide-ranging practice in public law, European law, competition law, international law, human rights & civil liberties. She has a particular expertise in sanctions. The legal directories say she is the...

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