IEU Legal & Corporate Telegram 7 January 2019

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EU COUNCIL PRESIDENCY: 

  • The Romanian presidency of the Council of the EU: 1 January - 30 June 2019 +++ 

TAXATION: 

  • New EU rules to eliminate the main loopholes used in corporate tax avoidance come into force on 1 January 2019 +++ 
  • Q&A on the entry into force of the Anti-Tax Avoidance Directive +++ 

STATE AID: 

  • EU Commission to prolong EU State aid rules and launch evaluation +++ 
  • EU Commission approves €50 million voucher scheme for faster broadband services in Greece +++ 
  • Aides d'État: la Commission approuve un financement public français pour l'extension du réseau de chauffage urbain d'Amiens +++ 

MERGERS

  • EU Commission clears the acquisition of joint control over Peggy Holdco by Macquarie and MML
  • EU Commission clears acquisition of COSTA Coffee by The Coca Cola Company
  • EU Commission clears proposed establishment of two joint ventures by Autolaunch and Beijing Electric Vehicle
  • Concentrations: la Commission autorise l'acquisition du contrôle en commun de CIT par Bolloré et APMT

JOINT CONTROL

  • EU Commission clears acquisition of joint control over F&B by the Oetker-Group and the Coop-Group

BREXIT

  • UK Parliament: Opposition ask for update on EU Withdrawal Agreement
  • EU Commission Answer to a written question - Economic impact on the 27 Member States as a result of Brexit - E-005327/2018(ASW)
  • EU Parliament Opinion - Proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Regulation (EU) No 1316/2013 with regard to the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the Union - PE 632.116v02-00 - Committee on Regional Development
  • Latest CELEX documents on Brexit issues
  • CELEX:52018PC0891: Proposal for a REGULATION OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL amending Council Regulation (EC) No 428/2009 by granting a Union General Export Authorisation for the export of certain dual-use items from the Union to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  • CELEX:52018PC0894: Proposal for a REGULATION OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL on certain aspects of aviation safety with regard to the withdrawal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland from the Union
  • CELEX:52018PC0892: Proposal for a REGULATION OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL in order to allow for the continuation of the territorial cooperation programmes PEACE IV (Ireland-United Kingdom) and United Kingdom-Ireland (Ireland-Northern Ireland-Scotland) in the context of the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union
  • CELEX:52018PC0895: Proposal for a REGULATION OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL on common rules ensuring basic road freight connectivity with regard to the withdrawal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland from the Union
  • CELEX:52018PC0893: Proposal for a REGULATION OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL on common rules ensuring basic air connectivity with regard to the withdrawal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland from the Union

SCHENGEN

  • EU Commission: New rules on reinforced Schengen Information System enter into force

TRANSPARENCY

  • EU Parliament Report - Ombudsman’s strategic inquiry OI/2/2017 on the transparency of legislative discussions in the preparatory bodies of the Council of the EU - A8-0420/2018 - Committee on Constitutional Affairs, Committee on Petitions
  • EP Think-tank Study - Review of status of the Commission’s register of expert groups and their composition

RULE OF LAW

  • Subject files - Rule of Law - Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs
  • Subject files - LIBE Working Group on the Rule of Law - Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs

EU TREATIES

  • EP Think-tank Study - Unlocking the potential of the EU Treaties: An article-by-article analysis of the scope for action - 07-01-2019

EU COMMISSION REGISTER

  • SG
    • Décision de la Commission visant à approuver la réponse à la demande confirmative Gestdem 2017/5700
    • Décision de la Commission visant à approuver la réponse à la demande confirmative Gestdem 2017/5700
    • Décision de la Commission visant à approuver la réponse à la demande confirmative d'accès aux documents GESTDEM 2018/4902
    • Décision de la Commission visant à approuver la réponse à la demande confirmative d'accès aux documents GESTDEM 2018/4902
    • COMMUNICATION FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT, THE COUNCIL, THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COMMITTEE AND THE COMMITTEE OF THE REGIONS Commission Work Programme 2019_x000d_ Delivering what we promised and preparing for the future
    • COMMUNICATION FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT, THE EUROPEAN COUNCIL, THE COUNCIL AND THE EUROPEAN CENTRAL BANK Third Progress Report on the reduction of non-performing loans and further risk reduction in the Banking Union
    • COMMUNICATION FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT, THE EUROPEAN COUNCIL, THE COUNCIL AND THE EUROPEAN CENTRAL BANK Third Progress Report on the reduction of non-performing loans and further risk reduction in the Banking Union
    • OJ 2278 - Liste des points prévus à l'ordre du jour des prochaines réunions de la Commission
    • Répartition des compétences au sein du cabinet de Mme MOGHERINI
    • Note journalière des décisions prises par procédure écrite le 7 janvier 2019
    • OJ 2278 - Procédures écrites à signaler spécialement - période d’échéance du 7/1/2019 au 11/1/2019
    • Note journalière des décisions prises par procédure de délégation le 4 janvier 2019
    • Note journalière des décisions prises par procédure de délégation le 3 janvier 2019
    • Note journalière des décisions prises par procédure d'habilitation le 4 janvier 2019
    • Note journalière des décisions prises par procédure écrite le 4 janvier 2019
    • Note journalière des décisions prises par procédure écrite le 3 janvier 2019
    • Présentation des voeux de Nouvel An aux Souverains belges le jeudi, 10 janvier 2018
    • Ordre du jour de la 2278ème réunion de la Commission (Bruxelles, 09/01/2019)
    • Commission decision on a confirmatory application GESTDEM 2017/5658
    • Commission decision on a confirmatory application GESTDEM 2018/4801
    • Commission decision on a confirmatory application GESTDEM 2018/6110
    • Note journalière des décisions prises par procédure de délégation le 23 décembre 2018
    • Note journalière des décisions prises par procédure de délégation le 21 décembre 2018
    • Note journalière des décisions prises par procédure d'habilitation le 21 décembre 2018
  • OLAF
    • Proposal for a COUNCIL IMPLEMENTING DECISION on the transitional rules for the appointment of European Prosecutors for and during the first mandate period, provided for in Article 16(4) of Regulation (EU) 2017/1939 implementing enhanced cooperation on the establishment of the European Public Prosecutor's Office ("the EPPO")
  • 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

EU PARLIAMENT REGISTER

  • Latest news - Meetings schedule - Committee on Legal Affairs
  • Amendments 1 - 61 - Draft regulation of the European Parliament laying down the regulations and general conditions governing the performance of the Ombudsman’s duties (Statute of the European Ombudsman) and repealing Decision 94/262/ECSC, EC, Euratom - PE 632.132v01-00 - Committee on Constitutional Affairs

EU COUNCIL REGISTER

  • St 5006 2019 Init The EU list of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes - Commitment letter by Antigua and Barbuda on its newly identified regime AG003
  • St 5007 2019 Init The EU list of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes - Commitment letter by Australia onits newly identified regime AU001
  • St 5008 2019 Init The EU list of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes - Commitment letter by Curaçao on its newly identified regime CW005
  • St 5009 2019 Init The EU list of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes - Commitment letter by Mauritius on its newly identified regime MU012
  • St 5010 2019 Init The EU list of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes - Commitment letter by Morocco on its newly identified regime MA006
  • St 5011 2019 Init The EU list of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes - Commitment letter by Seychelles on its newly identified regime SC010
  • St 5012 2019 Init The EU list of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes - Commitment letter by Saint Kitts and Nevis on its newly identified regime KN002

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