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The European Commission has opened an investigation into one of the 546 secret tax deals exposed by ICIJ’s Lux Leaks project almost five years ago.

A French inquiry is calling for sweeping reforms of medical devices regulation in France and across Europe, branding the current system “massively dysfunctional.”

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