IEU MONITORING: Legal & Corporate Telegram 26 Apr 2018

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DISINFORMATION: 

  • Tackling online disinformation: EU Commission proposes an EU-wide Code of Practice +++ 
  • EU Commission Q&A: Tackling online disinformation +++ 

BREXIT: 

  • Speech by EU Chief Brexit Negotiator Michel Barnier at the Eurofi High-level Seminar 2018 +++ 
  • EP Think-tank In-Depth Analysis - Update of the study on The impact of Brexit in relation to the right to petition and on the competences, responsibilities and activities of the Committee on Petitions +++ 
  • Tourism Task Force - Public hearing on the impact of Brexit on tourism - 25-04-2018 - Committee on Transport and Tourism +++ 
  • EU Commision Roadmap: Regulation complementing EU type-approval legislation with regard to the UK withdrawal from the EU (Brexit preparedness) 

DIGITAL COMPETITION

  • Competition and a fair deal for consumers online - Speech by EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager
  • Empower small business Davids against digital Goliaths, demand S&Ds

BLOCK EXEMPTIONS

  • EU Commission: Block Exemptions information sheets published in the State Aid register during the reporting period

MERGERS

  • Mergers: EU Commission clears the creation of joint venture between Viohalco and Koramic
  • EU Commission Answer - Merger of Thyssen-Krupp's steel division and Tata Steel and the question of imports of cheap steel from India - E-000825/2018

TAXATION

  • Workers in OECD countries pay one quarter of wages in taxes

TAX3

  • DIe Grünen: Erste Anhörung TAX3-Ausschuss: EU-Kommission muss Vorschläge für europäische Behörde gegen Geldwäsche vorlegen
  • EU-Abgeordneter Martin Schirdewan (DIE LINKE): Geldwäsche: Leichtes Spiel für Kriminelle

VAT

  • EP Draft report - Amended proposal for a Council regulation amending Regulation (EU) No 904/2010 as regards measures to strengthen administrative cooperation in the field of value-added tax - PE 619.275v01-00 - Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs

POLITICAL PARTY FINANCING

  • EU Council: European political parties - revised funding rules adopted

ANTI-FRAUD

  • EP Think-tank: At a Glance - 2016 report on protection of the European Union's financial interests – fight against fraud - 25-04-2018

EU OMBUDSMAN

  • Presentation of her Annual report 2017 by the European Ombudsman, Ms Emily O’Reilly - Committee on Petitions

EUROJUST

  • Action day launched simultaneously in 16 European States by a French investigative judge with the support of Eurojust
  • Successful results from intensified judicial cooperation in 2017 - Eurojust

VICTIMS' RIGHTS

  • Victims’ Rights Directive: MEPs deplore shortcomings in its implementation
  • Victims’ Rights Directive Implementation Report – Joint Vote- 26.4.2018 - Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality

CJEU

  • Unverbindliche Kurzinfo zu den Schlussanträgen in der Frage der Transitgenehmigungserfordernis in Österreich für türkische LKW
  • EU General Court: Lionel Messi may register his trade mark ‘MESSI’ for sports equipment and clothing
  • Regional taxes in Spain on large retail establishments are compatible with EU law - CJEU
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EU COMMISSION REGISTER

  • SECRETARIAT-GENERAL
    • Commission Decision regarding the follow-up to National Parliaments' Opinions - reply to the Senát (CZ) - COM(2017)477_JOIN(2017)450 final
    • Commission Decision regarding the follow-up to National Parliaments' Opinions - reply to the Camera Deputaților (RO) - JOIN(2017) 450 final
    • Commission Decision regarding the follow-up to National Parliaments' Opinions - reply to the Senat (RO) - COM(2017) 477 final
    • Commission Decision regarding the follow-up to National Parliaments' Opinions - reply to the Assembleia da República (PT) - COM(2017) 547 final
    • Commission Decision regarding the follow-up to National Parliaments' Opinions - reply to the Assembleia da República (PT) - COM(2017) 706 final
    • Commission Decision regarding the follow-up to National Parliaments' Opinions - reply to the Poslanecká sněmovna (CZ) - COM(2017) 773 final
    • Commission Decision regarding the follow-up to National Parliaments' Opinions - reply to the Senat (RO) - COM(2017) 772 final
    • Commission Decision regarding the follow-up to National Parliaments' Opinions - reply to the Assemblée nationale (FR) - COM(2016) 128 final
    • OJ 2253 - Liste des points prévus à l'ordre du jour des prochaines réunions de la Commission
    • Note journalière des décisions prises par procédure de délégation le 25 avril 2018
    • Note journalière des décisions prises par procédure d'habilitation le 25 avril 2018
    • Note journalière des décisions prises par procédure écrite le 26 avril 2018
    • Ordre du jour de la 2253ème réunion de la Commission (Bruxelles, 02/05/2018)
  • LEGAL SERVICE
    • DÉCISION DE LA COMMISSION portant approbation de pouvoirs dans des affaires contentieuses devant la Cour de justice et le Tribunal
  • DG JUST
    • Proposal for a DIRECTIVE OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL amending Directive (EU) 2017/1132 as regards cross-border conversions, mergers and divisions
    • Proposal for a DIRECTIVE OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL amending Directive (EU) 2017/1132 as regards the use of digital tools and processes in company law
    • COMMISSION STAFF WORKING DOCUMENT EXECUTIVE SUMMARY OF THE IMPACT ASSESSMENT Accompanying the documents Proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive (EU) 2017/1132 as regards the use of digital tools and processes in company law and Proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive (EU) 2017/1132 as regards cross-border conversions, mergers and divisions
    • COMMISSION STAFF WORKING DOCUMENT IMPACT ASSESSMENT Accompanying the documents Proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive (EU) 2017/1132 as regards the use of digital tools and processes in company law and Proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive (EU) 2017/1132 as regards cross-border conversions, mergers and divisions
  • 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
    • Décision de la Commission en vertu des articles 107 et 108 du TFUE

EU PARLIAMENT REGISTER

  • Publications - Timetables - Committee on Legal Affairs

EU COUNCIL REGISTER

  • XM 21046 2018 REV 1 AD HOC WORKING PARTY ON ARTICLE 50
  • CM 2513 2018 INIT UNCITRAL (Insolvency Law) Coordination Meeting
  • CM 2408 2018 INIT Working Party on Civil Law Matters (Brussels IIa)

EU CASE LAW

EU OFFICIAL JOURNAL C

EU OFFICIAL JOURNAL L


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