Kroes’ Uber appointment is the real problem that the European Commission is facing, not (just) her involvement in the Bahamas offshore company, or the potential conflict of interests that could arise from allegedly having the son of a co-director of that company take an internship in the European Commission during her tenure.
18 months. That’s how long European Commissioners have to wait before working for any entity they choose, without the Commission’s ethics board stamp of approval.
In May...

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