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To: Algirdas Šemeta, Commissioner, Taxation and Customs Union (TAXUD)
From: Arbeiterkammer, Corporate Europe Observatory, European Public Health Alliance, Lobby Control, Österreichischer Gewerkschaftsbund
Re: Conflicts of interest within the new Platform for Tax Good Governance undermines the Commission's efforts to tackle tax evasion and avoidance
Date: Monday 10 June, 2013
A motion design documentary shows examples of cities reversing water privatization to regain public control. This video explores water 'remunicipalisation' in Buenos Aires and Paris, looking at the challenges and benefits of reclaiming public water. It calls on citizens worldwide to mobilize around this option. Remunicipalisation Works!
This video was commissioned by MSP, CEO and TNI.
The report shows that Petite had a central role in the events that led to Dalli's forced resignation (under yet to be clarified circumstances, following bribery accusations) in mid-October 2012. Petite assisted tobacco company Swedish Match in submitting the complaint that triggered the OLAF investigation into the Dalli case, using his access to the Commission's Secretary-General Catherine Day, a former colleague at the European Commission.
Corporate Europe Observatory
Corporate Europe Observatory (CEO) is a research and campaign group working to expose and challenge the privileged access and influence enjoyed by corporations and their lobby groups in EU policy making.