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GUE/NGL has a wide range of publications and flyers that set out the positions of the group on important topical issues. They can be downloaded by clicking on the language or you can request a hard copy by getting in touch with us at

MERCO-SCAM - How the EU-Mercosur Free Trade Agreement would encourage illicit financial flows

This is the latest in a series of studies commissioned by the European Parliament’s European United Left/Nordic Green Left (GUE/NGL) looking into EU taxation, with the focus shifting onto the problems that could arise under a free trade agreement between the EU and the Mercosur, MEFTA.

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The Cum-Ex scandal, an explainer

A quick guide to a Europe-wide fraud that is estimated to have cost taxpayers at least €55 billion

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Standing up for your rights across Europe!

“In our group, MEPs from across the continent work together to fight inequality and austerity; to promote democracy and fundamental rights; to protect workers, migrants and the marginalised; to rein in financial markets; to combat climate change and to champion gender equality, peace and global justice. This is our agenda. We are keen to hear from you about how we can better represent your interests and rights for a fair society. Please go to ‘’ to find out more and get in touch with us.” Gabi Zimmer, President of GUE/NGL

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The EU’s Tax Treaties with Developing Countries - Leading By Example?

The European United Left/Nordic Green Left (GUE/NGL) in the European Parliament has released the latest in our studies looking into EU taxation, and why multinationals are once again benefitting from the favourable regime. This study by Martin Hearson from the London School of Economics focusses on the EU’s unequal and unfavourable double tax treaties with developing countries. It follows our studies examining the role of the Big Four, CCCTB, Apple’s tax dodging and the Panama Papers over the past year.

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Profit Shifting in Ukraine’s Iron Ore Exports

According to Ukraine’s government, up to €750m is lost annually to the state budget due to profit shifting by iron and steel exporters to avoid corporate taxation...via EU jurisdictions like Luxembourg and Netherlands. Find out how and why in GUE/NGL's latest study looking into the problem of transfer pricing in one of the world's biggest iron and steel exporters, and how under-invoicing reduces the profitability of the iron ore exporters in Ukraine but increases the profitability of related (openly or via complex ownership structures) located in low taxation jurisdiction - sadly, a very common tax avoidance strategy.

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The terrorist activity of neo-nazi organizations in Europe: The case of Golden Dawn

A study commissioned by GUE/NGL into the violent and murderous activities of the far-right Golden Dawn in Greece, as the trial of its leadership continues

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Apple’s systematic EU tax dodging exposed by new study

The GUE/NGL report coincides with Apple’s refusal to appear before the MEPs in the Parliament’s TAX3 committee in a special hearing on the ‘Paradise Papers’ revelations.

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Report on a Special Designated Status for Northern Ireland Post-Brexit

The North of Ireland must be granted special designated status post-Brexit, according to a new study launched by GUE/NGL. Written by Dr Nikos Skoutaris, a senior lecturer on EU law at the University of East Anglia in Britain, the report underlines that given the special and unique circumstances of the North of Ireland, it is critical that it remains as part of the EU after Brexit.

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