IEU MONITORING: Legal & Corporate Telegram 12 Apr 2018

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FUTURE OF EUROPE: 

  • EP Briefing - The Future of Europe: Contours of the current debate - 12-04-2018 +++ 

HUNGARY: 

  • Democracy and fundamental rights in Hungary: MEPs assess the situation +++ 
  • S&D Group: EU must act now to save the rule of law in Hungary +++ 
  • Europa-SPD: "Orbán hat den Bogen überspannt" Bericht kritisiert Verletzung von EU-Werten durch ungarische Regierung +++ 

TAXATION: 

  • OECD: Better design of taxes on personal savings and wealth is needed to support inclusive growth +++ 

BREXIT: 

  • UK CMA publishes new advice for joint ventures - Competition and Markets Authority
  • Guidance: Joint ventures and competition law: do’s and don’ts - Competition and Markets Authority

STATE AID

  • State aid and tax rulings: Clarifying the European Commission’s approach - Bruegel

MERGERS

  • Concentrations: la Commission autorise l'acquisition d'une partie de l'activité "gaz naturel liquéfié" d'Engie par Total

CJEU

  • Advocate General Szpunar proposes that the Court of Justice rules that in matters of parental responsibility rights of access include the rights of access of grandparents
  • In the context of the cartel in the smart card chip market, Advocate General Wathelet proposes that the Court should set aside the judgment handed down by the General Court against Infineon Technologies and refer the case back to the General Court
  • EU law precludes a Slovak tax on the value of sold or unused greenhouse gas emission allowances at a rate of 80%
  • Advocate General Saugmandsgaard Øe proposes that the Court hold that the prohibition on the placing on the market of snus is valid
  • An unaccompanied minor who attains the age of majority during the asylum procedure retains their right to family unification

OLAF

  • EU Commission integrity policy: committee vote. OLAF Director post: hearings, vote

EU COMMISSION REGISTER

  • SECRETARIAT-GENERAL
    • Commission Decision regarding the follow-up to National Parliaments' Opinions - reply to the Assembleia da República (PT) - COM(2017) 477 final
    • Commission Decision regarding the follow-up to National Parliaments' Opinions - reply to the Bundesrat (DE) - COM(2017) 698 final
    • Commission Decision regarding the follow-up to National Parliaments' Opinions - reply to the Senát (CZ) - COM(2017) 487 final
    • Commission Decision regarding the follow-up to National Parliaments' Opinions - reply to the Senato della Repubblica (IT) - COM(2017) 642 final
    • Commission Decision regarding the follow-up to National Parliaments' Opinions - reply to the Sénat (FR) - COM(2017) 495 final
    • Commission Decision regarding the follow-up to National Parliaments' Opinions - reply to the Senát (CZ) - COM(2017) 489 final
    • Note journalière des décisions prises par procédure de délégation le 11 avril 2018
    • Note journalière des décisions prises par procédure d'habilitation le 11 avril 2018
    • Note journalière des décisions prises par procédure écrite le 12 avril 2018
    • Ordre du jour de la 2251ème réunion de la Commission (Strasbourg, 17/04/2018)
  • LEGAL SERVICE
    • DÉCISION DE LA COMMISSION portant approbation de pouvoir dans une affaire contentieuse nationale
    • DÉCISION DE LA COMMISSION portant approbation de pouvoir dans une affaire contentieuse nationale
    • DÉCISION DE LA COMMISSION portant approbation de pouvoirs dans des affaires contentieuses devant la Cour de justice et le Tribunal
    • DÉCISION DE LA COMMISSION portant approbation de pouvoirs dans des affaires contentieuses devant la Cour de justice et le Tribunal
    • COMMISSION DECISION on the submission of an appeal before the Court of Justice
    • COMMISSION DECISION amending Commission decision C(2014) 7940 final on action as a non-disputing party in the cases The PV Investors v Spain; Charanne (the Netherlands) and Construction Investments (Luxembourg) v. Spain; Isolux Infrastructure Netherlands B.V. v. Spain; CSP Equity Investment S.à.r.l. v. Spain; RREEF Infrastructure (G.P.) Limited and RREEF Pan-European Infrastructure Two Lux S.à.r.l. v. Spain, Antin Infrastructure Services Luxembourg S.à.r.l. and Antin Energia Termosolar B.V. v. Spain; Eiser Infrastructure Limited and Energia Solar Luxembourg S.a.r.l. v. Spain; Masdar Solar & Wind Cooperatief UA v. Spain; NextEra Energy Global Holdings B.V. and NextEra Energy Spain Holdings B.V. v. Spain; InfraRed Environmental Infrastructure GP ltd. et al v. Spain; RENERGY S.à.r.l. v. Spain; pending at the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce, at ICSID, and ad hoc under the 1976 Arbitration Rules of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) pursuant to the Energy Charter Treaty
  • DG JUST
    • Proposal for a DIRECTIVE OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL amending Council Directive 93/13/EEC of 5 April 1993, Directive 98/6/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council, Directive 2005/29/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council and Directive 2011/83/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards better enforcement and modernisation of EU consumer protection rules
    • Proposal for a DIRECTIVE OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL on representative actions for the protection of the collective interests of consumers, and repealing Directive 2009/22/EC
    • COMMUNICATION FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT, THE COUNCIL AND THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COMMITTEE A New Deal for Consumers
    • Commission reply to the European Ombudsman - Complaint ref. 1009/2017
    • COMMISSION STAFF WORKING DOCUMENT EXECUTIVE SUMMARY OF THE IMPACT ASSESSMENT Accompanying the document Proposals for DIRECTIVES OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL (1) amending Council Directive 93/13/EEC, Directive 98/6/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council, Directive 2005/29/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council and Directive 2011/83/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards better enforcement and modernisation of EU consumer protection rules and (2) on representative actions for the protection of the collective interests of consumers, and repealing Directive 2009/22/EC
    • COMMISSION STAFF WORKING DOCUMENT IMPACT ASSESSMENT Accompanying the document Proposals for DIRECTIVES OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL (1) amending Council Directive 93/13/EEC, Directive 98/6/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council, Directive 2005/29/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council and Directive 2011/83/EU of teh European Parliament and of the Council as regards better enforcement and modernisation of EU consumer protection rules and (2) on representative actions for the protection of the collective interests of consumers, and repealing Directive 2009/22/EC […]
  • DG COMP
    • Décision de la Commission en vertu des articles 107 et 108 du TFUE
    • Décision de la Commission en vertu des articles 107 et 108 du TFUE
    • Commission decision pursuant to Regulation (CE) 139/2004

EU PARLIAMENT REGISTER

  • Draft agenda - Wednesday, 25 April 2018 - PE 620.830v01-00 - Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs, Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality
  • Amendments 001-001 - Prevention of the use of the financial system for the purposes of money laundering or terrorist financing - A8-0056/2017(001-001) - Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs, Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs
  • Amendments 017-017 - Statute and funding of European political parties and European political foundations - A8-0373/2017(017-017) - Committee on Constitutional Affairs

EU CASE LAW

EU OFFICIAL JOURNAL C

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