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Published 11/3/15   3:54PM

Fines and Misdemeanours

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From the Robin Hood Tax blog

As we pass the seven year mark since the beginning of the financial crisis, you’d be forgiven for thinking that little has changed in the banking world. Barely a week goes by without yet another bumper bonus announcement or a scandal.

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Published 26/2/15   12:29PM

The Robin Hood Tax: fighting global poverty and climate change

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The Robin Hood Tax is happening in Europe! As 11 countries finalise legislation for a common Financial Transactions Tax (FTT), calls are getting ever louder to lay claim to the billions that will be raised.

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Published 5/2/15   5:16PM

FTT off to a flying start in 2015!

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The European Robin Hood Tax campaign has got off to a flying start in 2015, spear-headed by the most unlikely candidate, the country that only a month earlier had been holding up the process: France.

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Published 2/12/14   5:45PM

Campaigners save FTT from bank lobbyists

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Campaigners have successfully managed to prevent French efforts to water down the European Financial Transactions Tax (FTT).

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Published 5/11/14   5:53PM

France imperils FTT project

Finance Ministers of France, Italy and Spain have been heavily criticised for their efforts to water down legislation for a Financial Transactions Tax (FTT) by more than 1000 civil society organisations from 11 European countries, representing more than 50 million European citizens.

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