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  1. Property - International - FRANCE

    Foreign buyers of homes in Paris at a 15-year high amid falling prices

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 05:52am by Bloomberg

    ... said at a briefing in the city. "They haven't been so prevalent in 15 years," Real estate prices in Paris have dropped 3.7 per cent since peaking in the third quarter of 2012, ... "The price trend is making buyers more cautious and investors tend to stay away, discouraged by taxes, falling returns and threats to cap rents." A dearth of homes on the market has ...

  2. News - World - FRANCE

    France's Hollande under pressure to reshuffle government after scandal, poll finds

    Posted Apr 07th 2013, 08:35pm by Reuters in Paris

    ... ownership of two firms registered in the Cayman Islands, a Caribbean tax haven. Hollande has said he had no knowledge of his long-term friend’s businesses, while Augier is not suspected of doing ... is rotten and we need a shake-up,” Moscovici said on Europe 1 radio. But fresh allegations on Sunday have again put the spotlight on the scandal. Swiss media said Cahuzac may have falsified a tax ...

  3. Business - Economy - FRANCE

    British Virgin Islands slam company leaks as 'illicit'

    Posted Apr 10th 2013, 09:18pm by Toh Han Shih

    ... evasion Anger at leaks on tax haven companies The government of the British Virgin Islands (BVI) called an investigation by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) ... for the eradication of tax havens and ordered French banks to declare all their subsidiaries, the BBC reported. He said his government would set up a central agency to fight fraud and corruption. In the wake ...

  4. Business - Economy - FRANCE

    'Sick' France gets diagnosis from new economy minister Emmanuel Macron

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 05:57am by AFP

    ... to the economic crisis is the so-called Responsibility Pact, a package of €40 billion (HK$401.5 billion) in tax breaks for business, financed with €50 billion in public spending cuts. But the plan has ...

  5. Business - Economy - FRANCE

    Francois Hollande paying price for breaking with French tradition

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 04:05am by Benjamin Robertson

    ... Benjamin Robertson benjamin.robertson@scmp.com President's efforts to offer corporate tax cuts and freeze civil servant pay sparked a revolt Hollande paying price for breaking ... a package of corporate tax cuts worth €40 billion (HK$400 billion), a civil servant wage freeze and public sector cutbacks, forced a cabinet revolt. "The French president is very courageous. He ...

  6. Property - International - FRANCE

    France government seek new measures to revive slump

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 03:50am by Reuters

    ... switches and uncertainties since it took power in 2012. With house construction still in decline, the government has little choice but to increase tax breaks in order to tackle a chronic housing shortage, even though it can ill afford them as it struggles to rein in its public deficit. Among the measures the government intends to implement to boost the market, the capital gains tax regime ...

  7. News - World - FRANCE

    Far-right National Front is gaining ground, warns French prime minister

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 09:22pm by AFP

    ... billion) of cuts in state spending by 2017 and use part of the savings to reduce payroll taxes in the hope of reversing the upward trend in unemployment, which hit new record levels this summer. ...

  8. News - World - FRANCE

    Hollande gets support from allies and opponents over Trierweiler’s kiss and tell

    Posted Sep 05th 2014, 10:16pm by GDN

    ... Thevenoud resigned on Thursday after only nine days because of "problems with a tax declaration". ...

  9. News - World - FRANCE

    French ministers ordered to publish assets within days amid tax fraud scandal

    Posted Apr 10th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... of the financial law and ethics and integrity rules, and to strengthen the fight against tax fraud and tax havens". Hollande's government has been shaken by the scandal, which erupted last ... was revealed last week to have been a partner in two companies based in the Cayman Islands, a well-known tax haven. Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius, meanwhile, was on Sunday forced to deny ...

  10. News - World - FRANCE

    Francois Hollande faces pressure over pal's Caymans investment

    Posted Apr 05th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... (HK$597,200) in a secret account and repeatedly lied about it. Hollande was elected on promises to crack down on those who move their money abroad, toughen rules on tax havens, make the world ... is illegal." Asked about a second offshore Caymans entity, set up in 2008-09 and then moved to Hong Kong during the financial crisis just as the G20 was declaring war on tax havens, Augier did not give ...




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