IEU Legal & Corporate Telegram 18 July 2018

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ANTITRUST: GOOGLE: 

  • Antitrust: Commission fines Google €4.34 billion for illegal practices regarding Android mobile devices to strengthen dominance of Google's search engine +++ 
  • Statement by Commissioner Vestager on Commission decision to fine Google €4.34 billion for illegal practices regarding Android mobile devices to strengthen dominance of Google's search engine +++ 

GOOGLE - REACTIONS: 

  • EVP/CDU zu EU-Kommission und Google/Android: EU-Kommission sichert Wettbewerb und muss nun zügige Umsetzung der Entscheidung sicherstellen +++ 
  • EVP/CSU zu Wettbewerbsverfahren/Google-Strafe +++ 
  • S&D: Google must play by the EU rules when in the EU market. No company is above EU law +++ 
  • Die Grünen/EFA: Rekordstrafe für Google: Europa lässt beim Kampf gegen Machtmissbrauch nicht nach +++ 
  • BEUC: Commission's Android decision is win for consumer choice and innovation in mobile markets +++ 
  • The OIP welcomes the European Commission’s Android decision against Google +++ 

BREXIT

  • 20 July 2018: EU27 ministers to discuss Brexit and future EU-UK relations
  • Auswärtiges Amt: Entwurf eines Gesetzes für den Übergangszeitraum nach dem Austritt des Vereinigten Königreichs Großbritannien und Nordirland aus der Europäischen Union (Brexit-Übergangsgesetz – BrexitÜG)
  • DIW: Theresa Mays Brexit Weißbuch: Goods First, Finance Second: Kommentar von Dorothea Schäfer

MERGERS

  • Mergers: EU Commission clears acquisition of joint control over Elica PB India by Elica and Whirlpool
  • Mergers: EU Commission clears acquisition of Coveris' rigid plastic packaging business by Lindsay Goldberg

VAT

  • EP Think-tank Briefing - Introducing the definitive VAT system for B2B cross-border trade - 18-07-2018

EUROJUST

  • Eurojust press release: Swiss and Dutch authorities take action against voice phishing

OMBUDSMAN

  • Latest decisions by the EU Ombudsman
  • Decision in case OI/1/2018/AMF on the Single Resolution Board´s handling of requests for access to documents from shareholders of the Spanish bank Banco Popular
  • Report on the European Ombudsman´s meeting in case OI/1/2018/AMF
  • Report on the European Ombudsman targeted consultation on the Joint Sickness Insurance Scheme and the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (OI/4/2016/EA)
  • Recommendation of the European Ombudsman in her strategic inquiry OI/4/2016/EA against the European Commission on whether the treatment of persons with disabilities under the Joint Sickness Insurance Scheme complies with the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

ECI

  • EU Commission registers two European Citizens' Initiatives: "Permanent European Union Citizenship" and "Stop starvation for 8% of the European population"

EU COMMISSION REGISTER

  • SG
    • Agrément pour remplacer le Chef de la Mission de la République fédérale du Nigéria auprès de l'Union européenne
    • COMMISSION DECISION repealing certain obsolete decisions granting empowerments and delegations
    • Commission Decision regarding the follow-up to National Parliaments' Opinions - reply to the Sénat (BE) - COM(2016) 350 final
    • Commission Decision regarding the follow-up to National Parliaments' Opinions - reply to the Senát (CZ) - COM(2017) 795 final
    • Commission Decision regarding the follow-up to National Parliaments' Opinions - reply to the Senát (CZ) - COM(2017) 796 final
    • Commission Decision regarding the follow-up to National Parliaments' Opinions - reply to the Assembleia da República (PT) - COM(2018)99_113 final
    • Commission Decision regarding the follow-up to National Parliaments' Opinions - reply to the Assembleia da República (PT) - COM(2018)99_113 final
    • Commission Decision regarding the follow-up to National Parliaments' Opinions - reply to the Assembleia da República (PT) - JOIN(2017) 40 final
    • Commission Decision regarding the follow-up to National Parliaments' Opinions - reply to the Assembleia da República (PT) - COM(2017) 753 final
    • Commission Decision regarding the follow-up to National Parliaments' Opinions - reply to the Poslanecká sněmovna (CZ) - COM(2017) 753 final
    • Commission Decision regarding the follow-up to National Parliaments' Opinions - reply to the Senát (CZ) - COM(2017) 753 final
    • Commission Decision regarding the follow-up to National Parliaments' Opinions - reply to the House of Commons (UK) - COM(2017) 753 final
    • Commission Decision regarding the follow-up to National Parliaments' Opinions - reply to the Bundesrat (AT) - COM(2017) 753 final
    • Commission Decision regarding the follow-up to National Parliaments' Opinions - reply to the Senat (RO) - COM(2018) 65 final
    • OJ 2263 - Actes adoptés et authentifiés
    • SG - Rapport Médiateur 2017
    • Note journalière des décisions prises par procédure de délégation le 17 juillet 2018
    • Note journalière des décisions prises par procédure d'habilitation le 17 juillet 2018
    • Note journalière des décisions prises par procédure écrite le 18 juillet 2018
  • OLAF
    • REPORT FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND THE COUNCIL 29th Annual Report on the Protection of the European Union’s financial interests — Fight against fraud - 2017
    • REPORT FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND THE COUNCIL 29th Annual Report on the Protection of the European Union’s financial interests — Fight against fraud - 2017
  • DG JUST
    • COMMISSION OPINION on the draft Single Programming Document 2019-2021 within the framework of Regulation (EC) No 1922/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 20 December 2006 on establishing a European Institute for Gender Equality
  • DG TAXUD
    • Proposal for a COUNCIL IMPLEMENTING DECISION amending Implementing Decision 2009/1013/EU, authorising Austria to continue to apply a measure derogating from Articles 168 and 168a of Directive 2006/112/EC on the common system of value added tax

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