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Cyprus Banks

It cannot escaped many people's attention that Cyprus was the latest Eurozone country to require a bailout from the "troika" of lenders earlier this year as its banks, heavily exposed to Greece, succumbed to the debt crisis. Nevertheless, while this has necessitated some painful short-term fiscal and monetary policy measures, the banking sector, and the economy in general, is expected to emerge from the crisis relatively unscathed.

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European Commission Extends Hungarian Film Rebate

The European Commission has agreed to allow Hungary to extend a tax incentive for domestic and international filmmakers for a further six years.
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France Presents Ambitious Social Security Budget

French Social Affairs and Health Minister Marisol Touraine and Budget Minister Bernard Cazeneuve have unveiled details of the country's 2014 social security finance bill, providing for a raft of fiscal measures aimed at reducing the social security deficit to almost pre-crisis level.
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Australia Postpones Offshore Tax Changes

The new Australian Government will not proceed with the planned October 1 start date for reforms to the Offshore Banking Unit regime.
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Dubai Doubles Property Tax To Curb Speculation

Dubai has doubled the tax on real estate transactions in an attempt to curb speculation and prevent a property crash like the one which hit the emirate in 2008.
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