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20 September 2019
Dutch tax authorities demand £902 million from tobacco giant BAT
The Tax Authorities in the Netherlands are claiming £902 million from London-based tobacco manufacturer British American Tobacco, for alleged tax evasion between 2003 and 2016.
By Stefan Vermeulen, The Investigative Desk
27 March 2019
Evergreening the world’s most profitable medicine
Even after the expiration of Humira’s patent protection, pharmaceutical company AbbVie almost completely fended off biosimilar competition for this blockbuster medicine in the Netherlands. ‘Their behaviour defies any description.’
PRESS RELEASE 23 Februari 2018
New Documents reveal:
EU STILL WIDE OPEN TO TOBACCO LOBBY
A year ago, EU Ombudsman Emily O’Reilly criticized the European Commission for being too accessible for tobacco lobbyists, in violation of the FCTC treaty. Documents obtained by the Tobacco Investigations Desk (the Netherlands) show that the EU’s tax officials have not changed their open door policy.