This is the latest in a series of studies commissioned by the European Parliament’s European United Left/Nordic Green Left (GUE/NGL) looking into EU taxation, with the focus shifting onto the problems that could arise under a free trade agreement between the EU and the Mercosur, MEFTA.

Written by three Argentines – financial crimes investigator Magdalena Rua plus economists Martin Burgos and Verónica Grondona – “SHADY DEALS – How the EU-Mercosur Free Trade Agreement would encourage illicit financial flows” exposes the great potential for tax dodging and other illicit financial flows should a deal be concluded between the EU and Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay.