Fiscal Evasion a Large Topic of Discussion at EU Summit in Brussels

On Wednesday, May 22nd, Brussels hosted a summit for the leaders of the European Union (EU) states.  France, alongside the UK and Germany, lobbied for the four-hour session to include an in-depth discussion of tax loopholes and evasion within the Eurozone, alongside the scheduled talks on European energy policy ad infrastructure.  These talks were prompted […]

French Economy Misses Growth Target in 2013 while Deficit Remains High

Yesterday, before the European Commission releases its economic forecasts for the 2013 fiscal year today, President Francois Hollande announced that France would not meet its economic growth target for the coming year. However, he assured the public that France would not increase austerity measures. The .8 percent target growth was well beyond the realm of […]