TITLE

Lord Lawson slams FTT as 'perverse and unacceptable'

AUTHOR(S)
Jackson, Gary
PUB. DATE
May 2013
SOURCE
Money Marketing (Online Edition);5/31/2013, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that former British chancellor Nigel Lawson has criticized the European Union's (EU) proposed financial transaction tax, describing it as 'perverse and unacceptable' levy. He says that the EU's new regulation will drive business from London, England to New York, and the union is engaged in a 'misconceived regulatory activism" for the financial services industry.
ACCESSION #
88000278

 

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