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Event: Presentation of International Tax Competitiveness Index 2019

KEFiM invites you on Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at 19:00 at Royal Olympic Hotel (28 Athanasiou Diakou Street, Athens) inAttica Hall, for the first presentation of the Tax Foundation International Tax Competitiveness Index in Greece. Speakers: Daniel Bunn | Tax Foundation Director of Global Projects Evangelos Venizelos | Former Deputy Prime Minister and Former Minister of Finance Thodoros…

Media | Greece’s position in International Tax Competitiveness Index 2019

Tax Foundation’s International Tax Competitiveness Index 2019, in which Greece ranks 30th among the 36 OECD countries, was released in Greece by KEFiM last week. Press releases and opinion articles spoke extensively about the findings of the Index, the weaknesses and the strengths of the Greek tax system, while an interview of KEFiM’s President Alexander…

Greece ranks 30th over 36 OECD countries on the 2019 International Tax Competitiveness Index

Greece ranks 30th overall on the 2019 International Tax Competitiveness Index, one place better than in 2018. Some strengths of the Greek tax system: The personal tax rate of 15 percent on dividends is below the OECD average of 23.8 percent. Labor tax complexity is below the OECD average. Controlled Foreign Corporation rules in Greece…

4th Academy and Symposium of Entrepreneurship

The Greek entrepreneurship on the road to development and openness DESCRIPTION The Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom (FNF), in collaboration with IMEDA and the support of the KEMEL, the Greek-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Young Liberals and KEFiM, host the 4th Academy and Symposium of Entrepreneurship. The Academy offers an experiential seminar, analyzing…

Has Greece found the formula for defeating populism?

“Greece has a new prime minister. Kyriakos Mitsotakis took office immediately after leading his conservative New Democracy party to a landslide victory in the country’s general election on July 7. His dramatic victory ended 4½ of government by Alexis Tsipras and his far-left Syriza party. And that’s why the significance of this election extends well beyond Greece:…

74 Years After Hiroshima and Nagasaki Bombings

Yulie Foka-Kavalieraki, Doctor of Philosophy and Social Sciences at University of Athens and a member of KEFiM’s Academic Board on 74th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Read the article in Greek here. Image: Nagasaki 1945. A Japanese boy standing at attention after having brought his dead younger brother to a cremation pyre. By Joe O’Donnell…

Keynote address by Kyriakos Mitsotakis at KEFiM’s Agenda presentation

Keynote address by the President of the New Democracy Party and current Prime Minister of Greece, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, at KEFiM’s presentation “Greece 2021 – Agenda for Freedom and Prosperity”. The speech was delivered on April 12th 2019, the second day of the two day event, that took place on 11 & 12 April and was…