EP establishes “Panama Papers” Committee

BRUSSELS, June 23 (KUNA) — The European Parliament named the 65 members of its “Panama Papers” Committee of Inquiry, into tax evasion and money laundering, on Thursday.
The EP in a statement said it agreed to set up an inquiry committee into the “Panama Papers” revelations on 8 June.
The committee is to investigate alleged contraventions and maladministration in the application by the EU Commission or member states of EU laws on money laundering, tax avoidance and tax evasion.
It will have twelve months to present its report. (end) nk.tg