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Tag: "Swedish Match"

Dalligate update: Kimberley denies asking for €60 million

May 9, 2013 | Comments (0)

Defence lawyers of Sliema restaurateur Silvio Zammit yesterday pressed the police’s witness Gayle Kimberley on whether she was the one who came up with the €60 million figure at the heart of the Dalligate scandal. Kimberley denied it categorically, but lawyer Edward Gatt insisted on the point, reminding the young lawyer that she was testifying […]

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Swedish Match fires against allegations it lied, altered ‘Dalligate’ story

April 9, 2013 | Comments (0)

Swedish Match says that it has not lied nor altered its story during meetings about the resignation of the former EU Commissioner for Health and Consumer Affairs. John Dalli resigned in October, shortly before the commission unveiled its proposed revisions to the Tobacco Products Directive. According to a story in Malta Today, the transparency watchdog […]

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EU Tobacco Products Directive review to proceed

October 18, 2012 | Comments (0)

A planned review of the European Union Tobacco Products Directive will proceed once a replacement has been found for Health Commissioner John Dalli, said EU spokeswoman Pia Ahrenkilde Hansen on Oct.  17. Dalli resigned following an investigation of a complaint by Swedish Match made in May. The EU anti-fraud office, OLAF, found evidence that Dalli […]

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EU commissioner resigns following Swedish Match complaint

October 16, 2012 | Comments (0)

John Dalli has today announced his resignation as a member of the EU Commission, with immediate effect, according to an EU Commission press statement. Dalli informed the president of the European Commission, Jose Manuel Barroso, of his decision following an investigation by OLAF, the EU’s antifraud office, into a complaint made in May by Swedish […]

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