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Focus
In reaction to the growing trade deficit, the Trump’s administration leans back to protectionist measures (raise duties on imports). Meanwhile, the US continues to increase spending, thus, rising the budget deficit. Those two economic policies appear to be clashing with each other.
July 2018 - by Thierry Philipponnat
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Focus

This Focus concentrates on the financial dimension of the reform and the concept of market discipline. Its key message is that asymmetry between debtors and creditors and the fiction of riskless assets can only feed the woes of the euro area.

February 2018 - by Thierry Philipponnat
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July 2018 - Focus - Economic changes

In reaction to the growing trade deficit, the Trump’s administration leans back to protectionist measures (raise duties on imports). Meanwhile, the US continues to increase spending, thus, rising the budget deficit. Those two economic policies appear to be clashing with each other.

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February 2018 - Focus - Business environment

This Focus concentrates on the financial dimension of the reform and the concept of market discipline. Its key message is that asymmetry between debtors and creditors and the fiction of riskless assets can only feed the woes of the euro area.

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December 2017 - Study - Business environment

The European Commission has relaunched the Common Consolidated Corporate Tax Base (CCCTB) project with a view to improving the competitiveness of companies and combating tax evasion. But is it the right solution?

What impact would it really have on companies and what are the other conceivable scenarios? Here are some of the answers...

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On 25 April 2018, Institut Friedland, in partnership with Confrontations Europe, organised a conference in Brussels to discuss the future of European taxation in a global context.

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05 December 2017 - Point of view - Business environment

On December 10th, Member Countries of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) will meet in Buenos Aires for their 11th Ministerial Conference (MC11). These biennial meetings on international trade are not viewed as successful and observers have the feeling that they are signing the “little death” of the WTO. However, this organisation is still existing, functioning and receiving support. Rather than writing the chronicle of a death foretold, it is worth considering some ways to ensure the WTO’s longevity.