IEU Legal & Corporate Telegram 24 September 2018

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POLAND: 

  • Rule of Law: EU Commission refers Poland to the European Court of Justice to protect the independence of the Polish Supreme Court +++ 
  • S&D: Polish government must stop dismantling Polish Supreme Court! +++ 
  • EU Commission refers Poland to ECJ over independence of Supreme Court - Quote from Ska Keller and Philippe Lamberts +++ 

BREXIT: 

  • EU Commission takes further action to ensure the United Kingdom makes customs duties fallen due, available to the EU budget
  • State of play of Brexit negotiations - Committee on Constitutional Affairs
  • Hearing: The withdrawal agreement between the EU and the United Kindgom - Committee on Constitutional Affairs
  • Study: Impact of the UK withdrawal on the EU institutional and political dynamics - Committee on Constitutional Affairs
  • Brexit: the customs challenge report published - UK Chamber of Lords
  • Workshops - Brexit and industry and space policy - 24-09-2018 - Committee on Industry, Research and Energy
  • EPP Group wants to get investment firms ready for Brexit
  • After Salzburg: How to salvage the Brexit negotiations - CER
  • UK Government: Guidance: Copyright if there’s no Brexit deal
  • UK Guidance in case of No Brexit Deal
    • Guidance: Patents if there’s no Brexit deal
    • Guidance: Importing animals and animal products if there’s no Brexit deal
    • Guidance: Copyright if there’s no Brexit deal
    • Guidance: Exporting animals and animal products if there’s no Brexit deal
    • Guidance: Exhaustion of intellectual property rights if there’s no Brexit deal
    • Guidance: Regulating chemicals (REACH) if there’s no Brexit deal
    • Guidance: Manufacturing and marketing fertilisers if there’s no Brexit deal
    • Guidance: Generating low-carbon electricity if there’s no Brexit deal
    • Guidance: European Territorial Cooperation funding if there’s no Brexit deal
    • Guidance: Commercial road haulage in the EU if there’s no Brexit deal
    • Guidance: Operating bus or coach services abroad if there’s no Brexit deal
    • Guidance: Trade marks and designs if there’s no Brexit deal
    • Guidance: Protecting geographical food and drink names if there’s no Brexit deal
    • Guidance: Aviation security if there’s no Brexit deal
    • Guidance: Flights to and from the UK if there’s no Brexit deal
    • Guidance: Aviation safety if there’s no Brexit deal
    • Guidance: Producing and labelling food if there's no Brexit deal
    • Guidance: Accessing animal medicine IT systems if there's no Brexit deal
    • Guidance: Regulation of veterinary medicines if there’s no Brexit deal
    • Guidance: Taking your pet abroad if there's no Brexit deal
    • Guidance: Registration of veterinary medicines if there’s no Brexit deal
    • Guidance: Importing and exporting plants if there’s no Brexit deal
    • Guidance: Buying and selling timber if there’s no Brexit deal

M&A DECISIONS

  • EU Commission clears the creation of a joint venture by STEAG and Siemens
  • EU Commission clears acquisition of joint control over RSV by Vossloh and Rhomberg Sersa
  • EU Commission clears acquisition of a joint venture by Deutsche Asphalt and Bunte
  • EU Commission clears acquisition of Azelis by EQT Fund Management

TAX3

  • EP Hearing - Third country dimension in the Fight against Tax crimes, Tax Evasion & Tax Avoidance - 26-09-2018 - Special committee on financial crimes, tax evasion and tax avoidance
  • Draft agenda - Monday, 1 October 2018 - PE 628.358v01-00 - Special committee on financial crimes, tax evasion and tax avoidance

DIGITAL TAXATION

  • EU Commission Decision regarding the follow-up to National Parliaments' Opinions - reply to the Chambre des Représentants (BE) - COM(2018) 146_147_148 final
  • EP Draft report - Common system of a digital services tax on revenues resulting from the provision of certain digital services - PE 627.911v01-00 - Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs

DIGITAL COMPETITION

  • Helping the digital economy keep its promises - Speech by EU Commissioner Margrethe Vestager

TRANSPARENCY

  • Ombudsman’s inquiry on the transparency of the preparatory bodies of the Council. - Committee on Constitutional Affairs
  • S&D/SPD: Europäisches Parlament diskutiert über die Black-Box in der Europapolitik - „Ministerrat muss transparenter werden“
  • Alter EU Studie: Der politische Einfluss der Konzerne bedroht das Gemeinwohl in Europa

COMMERCIAL DISPUTES

  • EP Draft report - Expedited settlement of commercial disputes - PE 627.896v02-00 - Committee on Legal Affairs

ELECTRONIC EVIDENCE

  • EP Think-tank Study - An assessment of the Commission’s proposals on electronic evidence

CJEU

  • EP Draft opinion - Proposed amendments to Protocol No 3 on the Statute of the Court of Justice of the European Union - PE 627.917v01-00 - Committee on Constitutional Affairs

EU COMMISSION REGISTER

  • SG
    • Commission Decision regarding the follow-up to National Parliaments' Opinions - reply to the Congreso de los Diputados/Senado (ES) - COM(2018) 436 final
    • Commission Decision regarding the follow-up to National Parliaments' Opinions - reply to the Assembleia da República (PT) - COM(2018) 278 final
    • Commission Decision regarding the follow-up to National Parliaments' Opinions - reply to the Assembleia da República (PT) - COM(2018) 278 final
    • Commission Decision regarding the follow-up to National Parliaments' Opinions - reply to the Riksdag (SE) - COM(2018) 218 final
    • Commission Decision regarding the follow-up to National Parliaments' Opinions - reply to the Sénat (FR) - ASAP/DOS/2018/256 final
    • Commission Decision regarding the follow-up to National Parliaments' Opinions - reply to the Chambre des Représentants (BE) - COM(2018) 146_147_148 final
    • Commission Decision regarding the follow-up to National Parliaments' Opinions - reply to the Senat (RO) - COM(2018) 334 final
    • Note journalière des décisions prises par procédure de délégation le 21 septembre 2018
    • Note journalière des décisions prises par procédure d'habilitation le 21 septembre 2018
    • Note journalière des décisions prises par procédure écrite le 24 septembre 2018
  • SJ
    • 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 et dans des affaires contentieuses avec l'identification IADS
    • DÉCISION DE LA COMMISSION portant approbation de pouvoirs dans des affaires contentieuses devant la Cour de justice et le Tribunal et dans des affaires contentieuses avec l'identification IADS
    • DÉCISION DE LA COMMISSION portant approbation de pouvoir dans une affaire contentieuse nationale

EU PARLIAMENT REGISTER

  • Draft agenda - Thursday, 4 October 2018 - PE 627.902v01-00 - Special Committee on Terrorism
  • Draft agenda - Tuesday, 9 October 2018 - PE 627.903v01-00 - Special Committee on Terrorism
  • Amendments 1 - 350 - Findings and recommendations of the Special Committee on Terrorism - PE 627.791v02-00 - Special Committee on Terrorism
  • Amendments 351 - 704 - Findings and recommendations of the Special Committee on Terrorism - PE 627.742v01-00 - Special Committee on Terrorism
  • Amendments 705 - 1061 - Findings and recommendations of the Special Committee on Terrorism - PE 627.743v01-00 - Special Committee on Terrorism
  • Amendments 1062 - 1423 - Findings and recommendations of the Special Committee on Terrorism - PE 627.744v01-00 - Special Committee on Terrorism
  • Amendments 1424 - 1519 - Findings and recommendations of the Special Committee on Terrorism - PE 627.767v01-00 - Special Committee on Terrorism
  • Amendments 96 - 193 - Cross-border conversions, mergers and divisions - PE 627.752v01-00 - Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs
  • Amendments 194 - 494 - Cross-border conversions, mergers and divisions - PE 627.755v01-00 - Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs

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