• 08-JUL-2015

  • SOURCE: S&D Group at European Parliament

Big companies must be more transparent on the taxes they pay in each country

Big companies must be more transparent on the taxes they pay in each country (English subtitles)

Strasbourg, 8th of July. S&D Euro MP Sergio Cofferati today secured a majority in the European Parliament on a proposal to oblige listed companies to make public their activities and the taxes they pay in each country they operate.


The Parliament has introduced this measure in the revision of the Shareholders' Rights Directive. Today’s vote opens the way for negotiations between the European Parliament, the Council of ministers and the European Commission.


This video package contains:


- an interview with EP Rapporteur on corporate governance, Sergio Gaetano Cofferati


- an exclusive interview with Economist Thomas Piketty, the author of "Capital"


Format:


- 1 b-roll with natural sound bites in Italian and French


- 1 b-roll with natural sound bites in Italian and French + subtitles in English