IEU LEGAL Telegram 29 June 2016


# EUROPEAN COUNCIL

  • Remarks by President Donald Tusk after the informal meeting of 27 EU heads of state or government
  • Statement of the EU27 Informal meeting  - Brussels, 29 June 2016
  • EU27 Leaders discussed the consequences of the UK referendum
  • EU-27 agrees to forge ahead with current priorities
  • European Council endorses Commission's priorities
  • Conférence de presse au Conseil européen - Elysée
  • Democracy International: Merkel’s no to EU Convention is crucial mistake

# BREXIT

  • UK withdrawal from the EU – Next steps - European Parliamentary Research Service
  • Scotland and Europe - Statement by Greens/EFA co-presidents Rebecca Harms and Philippe Lamberts after meeting with Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon
  • Better Finance: The Impact of Brexit on Mergers and Indexes
  • CEPS Commentary: A Fresh Start for the European Union after Brexit
  • Bruegel on Brexit: Who trades what with the UK?
  • S&D Group leader Gianni Pittella in Portugal to discuss 'Brexit' follow up

# REFIT

  • REFIT Platform hands First Vice-President Timmermans first set of opinions on ways to cut the burdens and improve the results of EU legislation

# STATE AID

  • State aid: EU Commission approves prolongation of Greek bank guarantee scheme
  • State aid: Commission approves prolongation of Polish credit union resolution scheme

# ANTITRUST

  • Antitrust: EU Commission re-adopts two amending decisions on heat stabilisers cartel

# MERGERS

  • Mergers: EU Commission clears acquisition of certain aviation fuel assets belonging to ExxonMobil by WFS

# EUROJUST

  • Eurojust, Europol and EBF:  Eight Member States take action against international VAT fraud

# TAXATION

  • EP Report - Report of the special committee on tax rulings and other measures similar in nature or effect (TAXE 2) - A8-0223/2016 - Special Committee on Tax Rulings and Other Measures Similar in Nature or Effect (TAXE 2)
  • New steps to strengthen transparency in international tax matters: OECD releases guidance on the implementation of country-by-country reporting

# LUXLEAKS

  • S&D: Deltour and Halet sentences are a disgrace. Whistle Blowers must get greater protection
  • Affaire Luxleaks : un jugement contre la moralité publique - Jean-Marie Cavada (ALDE, FR)
  • ALDE/FDP: Pressemitteilung zum Urteil gegen LuxLeaks Whistleblower Antoine Deltour
  • Die Grünen: Skandalöses Urteil im Prozess gegen LuxLeaks-Whistleblower: 12 Monate Bewährungsstrafe für Zivilcourage
  • GUE/NGL MEP slams LuxLeaks whistleblower verdict as shameful
  • LuxLeaks verdict: Whistleblowers are acting in the public interest - MEP Julia Reda (EFA/Greens)

# REGULATION OF PROFESSIONS

  • Sachsen: Jaeckel betont besondere Rolle der Freien Berufe - Diskussionsrunde in Brüssel zu EU-Regulierung

# CSR

  • Fact Sheet: The Swedish Government policy for corporate social responsibility

# TRANSPARENCY

  • Dutch EU Presidency: EU takes important steps to improve transparency
  • EU Ombudsman congratulates Dutch EU Presidency on transparency steps
  • Beyond opacity: seeing clearly through the glass window of think tank financing

# CJEU

  • Fresh proceedings may be brought against a suspect in a Schengen State where previous criminal proceedings in another Schengen State were terminated without a detailed investigation

# EU REGISTERS

# EU CASE LAW

  • CELEX:62015TO0590: Order of the Court of First instance - 24 June 2016#Onix Asigurări v AEAPP#Case T-590/15
  • CELEX:62014TJ0567: Judgment of the Court of First Instance - 29 June 2016#Group v EUIPO - Iliev (GROUP Company TOURISM & TRAVEL)#Case T-567/14
  • CELEX:62014CJ0486: Judgment of the Court - 29 June 2016#Kossowski#Case C-486/14  
  • CELEX:62015CC0378: Advocate General’s Opinion - 29 June 2016#Mercedes Benz Italia#Case C-378/15#Advocate General: Saugmandsgaard Øe  
  • CELEX:62015CC0429: Advocate General’s Opinion - 29 June 2016#Danqua#Case C-429/15#Advocate General: Bot  
  • CELEX:62014CO0450: Order of the Court - 31 May 2016#Isotis v Commission#Case C-450/14 P
  • # OFFICIAL JOURNAL C
  • OJ:JOC_2016_235_R_0008: Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.8100 — IK/Five Arrows/I@D) — Candidate case for simplified procedure (Text with EEA relevance)  
  • OJ:JOC_2016_235_R_0007: Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.7927 — EPH/Enel/SE) (Text with EEA relevance)  
  • OJ:JOC_2016_235_R_0005: Euro exchange rates
  • OJ:JOC_2016_235_R_0006: Special Report No 11/2016 — ‘Strengthening administrative capacity in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia: limited progress in a difficult context’
  • OJ:JOC_2016_235_R_0003: Non-opposition to a notified concentration (Case M.8064 — Bain Capital/Vista/Vertafore) (Text with EEA relevance)
  • OJ:JOC_2016_235_R_0001: Commission Recommendation of 28 June 2016 on the monitoring of the presence of nickel in feed (Text with EEA relevance)  
  • OJ:JOC_2016_235_R_0002: Non-opposition to a notified concentration (Case M.7849 — Mol Hungarian Oil and Gas/Eni Hungaria/Eni Slovenija) (Text with EEA relevance)  
  • OJ:JOC_2016_235_R_0004: Non-opposition to a notified concentration (Case M.8057 — Cinven/CPPIB/Hotelbeds Group) (Text with EEA relevan

# OFFICIAL JOURNAL L

  • CELEX:32016R1045: Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2016/1045 of 28 June 2016 withdrawing the acceptance of the undertaking for one exporting producer under Implementing Decision 2013/707/EU confirming the acceptance of an undertaking offered in connection with the anti-dumping and anti-subsidy proceedings concerning imports of crystalline silicon photovoltaic modules and key components (i.e. cells) originating in or consigned from the People's Republic of China for the period of application of definitive measures  
  • CELEX:32016R1048: Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2016/1048 of 28 June 2016 establishing the standard import values for determining the entry price of certain fruit and vegetables  
  • CELEX:32013R0608R(04): The corrigendum does not concern the search language used.  
  • CELEX:32016R1016: Commission Regulation (EU) 2016/1016 of 17 June 2016 amending Annexes II and III to Regulation (EC) No 396/2005 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards maximum residue levels for ethofumesate, etoxazole, fenamidone, fluoxastrobin and flurtamone in or on certain products (Text with EEA relevance)  
  • CELEX:32016R1044: Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2016/1044 of 15 June 2016 entering a name in the register of protected designations of origin and protected geographical indications (Ginja de Óbidos e Alcobaça (PGI))  
  • CELEX:32016R1014: Regulation (EU) 2016/1014 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 8 June 2016 amending Regulation (EU) No 575/2013 as regards exemptions for commodity dealers (Text with EEA relevance)  
  • CELEX:32015R0982R(01): The corrigendum does not concern the search language used.  
  • CELEX:32016D1049: Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2016/1049 of 27 June 2016 establishing the financial contribution from the Union for expenditure incurred by Cyprus in 2013 for the financing of the emergency measures to combat Newcastle disease (notified under document C(2016) 3857)  
  • CELEX:32016R1047: Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2016/1047 of 28 June 2016 amending Annex I to Council Regulation (EEC) No 2658/87 on the tariff and statistical nomenclature and on the Common Customs Tariff  
  • CELEX:32016R1015: Commission Regulation (EU) 2016/1015 of 17 June 2016 amending Annexes II and III to Regulation (EC) No 396/2005 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards maximum residue levels for 1-naphthylacetamide, 1-naphthylacetic acid, chloridazon, fluazifop-P, fuberidazole, mepiquat and tralkoxydim in or on certain products (Text with EEA relevance)  
  • CELEX:32016R1046: Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2016/1046 of 28 June 2016 imposing a definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of certain molybdenum wires originating in the People's Republic of China following an expiry review pursuant to Article 11(2) of Council Regulation (EC) No 1225/2009  
  • CELEX:32016R1012: Regulation (EU) 2016/1012 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 8 June 2016 on zootechnical and genealogical conditions for the breeding, trade in and entry into the Union of purebred breeding animals, hybrid breeding pigs and the germinal products thereof and amending Regulation (EU) No 652/2014, Council Directives 89/608/EEC and 90/425/EEC and repealing certain acts in the area of animal breeding (‘Animal Breeding Regulation’) (Text with EEA relevance)  
  • CELEX:32016R1013: Regulation (EU) 2016/1013 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 8 June 2016 amending Regulation (EC) No 184/2005 on Community statistics concerning balance of payments, international trade in services and foreign direct investment (Text with EEA relevance)  
  • CELEX:32016R1011: Regulation (EU) 2016/1011 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 8 June 2016 on indices used as benchmarks in financial instruments and financial contracts or to measure the performance of investment funds and amending Directives 2008/48/EC and 2014/17/EU and Regulation (EU) No 596/2014 (Text with EEA relevance)  
  • CELEX:32016R1043: Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2016/1043 of 15 June 2016 entering a name in the register of protected designations of origin and protected geographical indications (Café de Valdesia (PDO))  
  • CELEX:32016R1042: Council Regulation (EU) 2016/1042 of 24 June 2016 amending Regulation (EU) No 1370/2013 determining measures on fixing certain aids and refunds related to the common organisation of the markets in agricultural products, as regards the applicable quantitative limitation for the buying-in of skimmed milk powder

# EU COMMISSION

  • Commission Decision regarding the follow-up to National Parliaments' Opinions - reply to the Camera Deputaților (RO) - COM(2015) 572 final
  • Commission Decision regarding the follow-up to National Parliaments' Opinions - reply to the Riksdag (SE) - COM(2015) 614 final
  • Commission Decision regarding the follow-up to National Parliaments' Opinions - reply to the Bundesrat (DE) - COM(2016) 52 final
  • Commission Decision regarding the follow-up to National Parliaments' Opinions - reply to the Senat (RO) - COM(2016) 52 final
  • Commission Decision regarding the follow-up to National Parliaments' Opinions - reply to the Assembleia da República (PT) - COM(2016) 53 final
  • Commission Decision regarding the follow-up to National Parliaments' Opinions - reply to the Kamra tad-Deputati (MT) - COM(2016) 53 final
  • Commission Decision regarding the follow-up to National Parliaments' Opinions - reply to the Riksdag (SE) - COM(2015) 630 final
  • Commission Decision regarding the follow-up to National Parliaments' Opinions - reply to the Senát (CZ) - COM(2015) 586 final
  • Commission Decision regarding the follow-up to National Parliaments' Opinions - reply to the Senato della Repubblica (IT) - COM(2016) 31 final
  • Commission Decision regarding the follow-up to National Parliaments' Opinions - reply to the Senato della Repubblica (IT) - COM(2016) 67 final
  • COMMISSION DECISION on intervention before the International Court of Arbitration as a non-disputing party in case no. 18675/GZ/MHM/AGF/ZF between Hellenic Shipyards S.A., Privinvest Holding SAL, Privinvest Shipbuilding SAL Holding and Hörn-Βeteiligungs GmbH and the Hellenic Republic

# EU PARLIAMENT

  • Draft agenda - Monday, 4 July 2016 - PE 585.589v01-00 - Committee on Constitutional Affairs  
  • Answer - Proposal for a revision of the Firearms Directive - E-015567/2015  
  • Answer - Tightening-up of weapons law - P-015424/2015  
  • Answer - Firearms Directive - E-015700/2015  
  • Answer - British citizens living in the EU: entitlement to vote - P-003231/2016  
  • Oral question - Cooperation agreement with Philip Morris International (PMI) - O-2016-000100

# EU COUNCIL

  • ST 10713 2016 INIT 11th Session of WIPO Advisory Committee on Enforcement (ACE) (Geneva, 5-7 September 2016) - Draft EU opening statement
  • ST 10725 2016 INIT - 31st session of WIPO Intergovernmental Committee on Intellectual Property and Genetic Resources, Traditional Knowledge and Folklore (IGC) (Geneva, 19-23 September 2016) - Background information and consolidated EU position
  • ST 10260 2016 INIT - Regulation (EU) 2015/2424 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 December 2015 amending Council Regulation (EC) No 207/2009 on the Community trade mark and Commission Regulation (EC) No 2868/95 implementing Council Regulation (EC) No 40/94 on the Community trade mark, and repealing Commission Regulation (EC) No 2869/95 on the fees payable to the Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (Trade Marks and Designs)
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