INSIGHT EU: LEGAL & CORPORATE Telegram 15 Nov 2017


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# GENERAL AFFAIRS COUNCIL: 

  • Agenda of the General Affairs Council on 20 Nov 2017 

# PARADISE & PANAMA PAPERS: 

  • Hearings - The Paradise Papers - Discussions with the Investigative Journalists - 28-11-2017 - Committee of Inquiry to investigate alleged contraventions and maladministration in the application of Union law in relation to money laundering, tax avoidance and tax evasion +++ 
  • Latest news - Final PANA Committee Meetings - Committee of Inquiry to investigate alleged contraventions and maladministration in the application of Union law in relation to money laundering, tax avoidance and tax evasion +++ 
  • The case of NLB financial group Slovenia and Azerbaijan Laundromat revelations - Committee of Inquiry to investigate alleged contraventions and maladministration in the application of Union law in relation to money laundering, tax avoidance and tax evasion 

# VAT

  • EP Report - Administrative cooperation and combating fraud in the field of value added tax - A8-0306/2017 - Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs
  • EP Report - Value added tax obligations for supplies of services and distance sales of goods - A8-0307/2017 - Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs

# BREXIT

  • Lack of Government contingency planning risks Brexit border chaos - UK Parliament
  • Chief Minister of Gibraltar questioned on Brexit and land border - UK Parliament
  • GUE/NGL statement on Brexit meeting with Michel Barnier
  • EKR/LKR: „Exit from Brexit - A New Deal for Britain and the EU“

# COMPETITION AUTHORITIES

  • EP Research Service: Empowering national competition authorities (NCAs) [EU Legislation in Progress]

# STATE AID

  • State aid: EU Commission approves prolongation of Irish credit union resolution scheme

# MERGERS

  • Mergers: EU Commission clears acquisition of joint control over Axion by BP and Bridas

# RULE OF LAW

  • Rule of law and democracy in Poland at risk: Parliament ready for next steps
  • EP Text adopted - The situation of the rule of law and democracy in Poland - P8_TA-PROV(2017)0442 - Wednesday, 15 November 2017 - Strasbourg - Provisional edition
  • S&D leader Pittella: Democracy in Poland is at a crossroads, we must act now before it is too late
  • GUE/NGL: Poland must respect fundamental rights, including women's rights
  • EP: Text adopted - Rule of law in Malta - P8_TA-PROV(2017)0438 - Wednesday, 15 November 2017 - Strasbourg - Provisional edition
  • We need full independent investigation into murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia - S&D

# CVM

  • EU Commission reports on progress in Bulgaria and Romania under the Co-operation and Verification Mechanism (CVM)
  • EU Commission reports on progress in Romania under the Co-operation and Verification Mechanism
  • EU Commission reports on progress in Bulgaria under the Co-operation and Verification Mechanism

# GENDER EQUALITY

  • EU Commissioner Jourová participates in the first G7 Ministerial on gender equality in Taormina, Italy

# DISABILITY STRATEGY

  • Report - Implementation of the European Disability Strategy - A8-0339/2017 - Committee on Employment and Social Affairs

# CJEU

  • Defending access to lawful information at Europe’s highest court - Google Public Policy Blog

# EU OMBUDSMAN

  • EU Ombudsman targeted consultation: The Joint Sickness Insurance Scheme (JSIS) and the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD) (OI/4/2016/EA)
  • EU Ombudsman: Address to European Parliament on Annual Report 2016

# BULGARIAN EU PRESIDENCY

  • EPC Policy Briefing: The priorities of the Bulgarian Presidency  of the Council of the European Union

# EU REFORMS

  • The Constitutional Implications of Different Scenarios for the Future of the Union - Committee on Constitutional Affairs

# EU COMMISSION REGISTER

  • SECRETARIAT-GENERAL
    • REPORT FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND THE COUNCIL On Progress in Romania under the Co-operation and Verification Mechanism
    • REPORT FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND THE COUNCIL On Progress in Bulgaria under the Co-operation and Verification Mechanism
    • REPORT FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT, THE EUROPEAN COUNCIL AND THE COUNCIL Progress report on the European Agenda on Migration
    • Commission Staff Working Document Romania: Technical Report Accompanying the document report from the Commission to the European Parliament and the Council on Progress in Romania under the Cooperation and Verification mechanism
    • Commission Staff Working Document Bulgaria: Technical Report Accompanying the document report from the Commission to the European Parliament and the Council on Progress in Bulgaria under the Cooperation and Verification mechanism
    • Best practices on the implementation of the hotspot approach
    • Note journalière des décisions prises par procédure de délégation le 14 novembre 2017
    • Note journalière des décisions prises par procédure d'habilitation le 14 novembre 2017
    • Note journalière des décisions prises par procédure écrite le 15 novembre 2017

# EU PARLIAMENT REGISTER

  • Draft report - Adapting a number of legal acts in the area of Justice providing for the use of the regulatory procedure with scrutiny to Article 290 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the EU - PE 613.398v01-00 - Committee on Legal Affairs
  • Draft agenda - Tuesday, 28 November 2017 - PE 613.499v01-00 - Committee of Inquiry to investigate alleged contraventions and maladministration in the application of Union law in relation to money laundering, tax avoidance and tax evasion
  • Composition of the European Parliament - Committee on Constitutional Affairs
  • Report on Implementation of Treaty Provisions Concerning National Parliaments - Committee on Constitutional Affairs
  • Amendments 1 - 389 - Annual report on the Situation of Fundamental Rights in the EU in 2016 - PE 613.306v01-00 - Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs
  • Amendments 390 - 596 - Annual report on the Situation of Fundamental Rights in the EU in 2016 - PE 613.307v01-00 - Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs

# EU COUNCIL REGISTER

  • ST 14344 2017 INIT Euro Summit (15 December 2017) Draft annotated agenda


# EU CASE LAW

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