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June 27, 2017

Google fined a record of 2,42 EU billion by the EU

According to the decision of the European Commission, Google must pay a penalty of EUR 2,42 billion for breaking antitrust law. The European Commission states that Google advantaged its own Google Shopping products in the results of the Google search engine to the detriment of other providers of goods. Links to Google Shopping products were and are at the top of the search results page, while the positions of competing services as determined by Google’s search algorithms appear only on […]
June 27, 2017

Google fined a record of 2,42 EU billion by the EU. This is only the beginning, two more penalties might be imposed

According to the decision of the European Commission, Google must pay a penalty of EUR 2,42 billion for breaking antitrust law. The European Commission states that Google advantaged its own Google Shopping products in the results of the Google search engine to the detriment of other providers of goods. Links to Google Shopping products were and are at the top of the search results page, while the positions of competing services as determined by Google’s search algorithms appear only on […]
June 22, 2017

European Commission wants intermediaries to inform them about constructions for tax avoidance they create for their clients.

Countries often lose tax revenue due to mostly transnational fiscal constructions that tax advisors, accountants, banks and lawyers (intermediaries) create for their clients. To increase transparency and enable cashing of those taxes by the tax authorities, the European Commission proposes that as of January 1, 2019, these intermediaries will be obliged to provide information on those constructions before they are implemented by their clients. The documents to be provided will be made accessible for the tax authorities in a EU […]
June 21, 2017

Everyone needs to keep the Netherlands digitally safe says Cybersecuritybeeld Nederland 2017

Everyone needs to keep the Netherlands digitally safe says Cybersecuritybeeld Nederland 2017. It is very hard to imagine our life without Internet. It makes our life easy, but on the other hand, carries a lot of risks. The technologies are developing rapidly and the cybercrime-rate is rising. Dijkhoff (Deputy State Secretary of the Nederlands) notes in Cybersecuritybeeld Nederland 2017 that the Dutch digital resilience is not up to date. According to Dijkhoff, everybody – government, business and citizen – is […]