IEU Legal & Corporate Telegram 12 September 2019

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THE NEXT COMMISSION: 

  • Conference of Presidents adopts calendar for hearings of Commissioners-designate +++ 

BREXIT: 

  • EU financial regulators highlight risks of a no-deal Brexit and search for yield +++ 
  • S&D MEPs: “European Parliament would support Brexit extension to avoid no-deal” +++ 
  • EPP / S&D / Renew Europe / The Greens-EFA / GUE-NGL: MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on the state of play of the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union - B9-0038/2019 +++ 
  • ID Group: MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on the UK’s withdrawal from the EU - B9-0039/2019 +++ 
  • UK Parliament: Too much secrecy over Brexit consultancy spend +++ 
  • Visiting the UK after Brexit - UK Government +++ 
  • UK announces 2-year post-study work visa for international students +++ 

MERGERS

  • EU Commission clears acquisition of BNVC Group Holdings by EQT and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board
  • EU Commission clears acquisition of Heras by Equistone

STATE AID

  • EU Commission approves amended commitments for Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena

ECA

  • Klaus-Heiner Lehne re-elected President of the European Court of Auditors

EU OMBUDSMAN

  • The Council of the European Union’s handling of a request for access to documents concerning a Recommendation for a Council Decision authorising the opening of negotiations on an agreement between the European Union and the Russian Federation on the operation of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline
  • Decision in the joint inquiry in cases 2179/2018/TM and 2093/2018/TM on the European Commission’s handling of an infringement complaint against Bulgaria concerning the compliance of enforcement proceedings with EU consumer protection law
  • Decision of the European Ombudsman in the above case on the European Commission’s cancellation of a call for proposals concerning a common curriculum for skippers of small commercial vessels
  • Failure by the European Commission to reply promptly to the complainant's confirmatory application for access to documents in infringement proceedings against Germany concerning the Nitrates Directive - GestDem 2019/3349
  • Decision in case 730/2018/KT on how the European Medicines Agency reimburses the travel expenses of applicants attending interviews and tests in its staff selection procedures
  • Decision of the European Ombudsman in the above case on the European Commission’s decision rejecting an internal administrative complaint about how a Directorate-General carried out an internal selection of a deputy head of unit
  • Failure of the European Commission (DG Justice) to keep complainant informed of the state of infringement case against the Irish authorities concerning consumer protection in financial services - CHAP(2017)01150
  • The Single Resolution Board’s alleged failure to take a timely decision concerning whether to compensate affected creditors and shareholders of a Spanish bank following a hearing process

CJEU

  • Unverbindlicher Hintergrund zum EuGH-Urteil über Sanktionen bei fehlenden Lohnunterlagen und Beschäftigungs-Bewilligungen
  • Copyright protection may not be granted to designs on the sole ground that, over and above their practical purpose, they produce a specific aesthetic effect
  • A German provision prohibiting internet search engines from using newspaper or magazine snippets without the publisher’s authorisation must be disregarded in the absence of its prior notification to the Commission
  • CJEU on the Case C-299/17: VG Media Gesellschaft zur Verwertung der Urheber- und Leistungsschutzrechte von Medienunternehmen mbH v Google LLC
  • Tiemo Wölken (S&D/SPD): „Mehreinnahmen müssen auch bei Journalistinnen und Journalisten ankommen“ - EuGH kippt deutsches Leistungsschutzrecht für Presseverleger

EU COMMISSION REGISTER

  • SG
    • Décision de la Commission visant à approuver la réponse à la demande confirmative Gestdem 2019/4127
    • Commission Decision regarding the follow-up to National Parliaments' Opinions - reply to the Assemblée nationale (FR) - COM(2018) 322_323_324_326_327 final
    • Note journalière des décisions prises par procédure de délégation le 11 septembre 2019
    • Note journalière des décisions prises par procédure d'habilitation le 11 septembre 2019
    • Note journalière des décisions prises par procédure écrite le 12 septembre 2019
  • SJ
    • 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 relative à l'introduction de deux recours en appel devant la Cour Suprême de Berne en vue du recouvrement forcé de deux créances de la Commission
    • COMMISSION DECISION on an application to intervene by the Commission
  • DG TAXUD
    • COMMISSION STAFF WORKING DOCUMENT EXECUTIVE SUMMARY OF THE EVALUATION of the COUNCIL DIRECTIVE 2011/16/EU on administrative cooperation in the field of taxation and repealing Directive 77/799/EEC
    • COMMISSION STAFF WORKING DOCUMENT EVALUATION of the COUNCIL DIRECTIVE 2011/16/EU on administrative cooperation in the field of taxation and repealing Directive 77/799/EEC
  • 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 COUNCIL REGISTER

  •  St 11939 2019 Init Council Regulation (EU, Euratom) 2019/1197 of 9 July 2019 on measures concerning the implementation and financing of the general budget of the Union in 2019 in relation to the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the Union
  • Cm 3674 2019 Rev 1 Code of Conduct Group (Business Taxation)
  • Cm 3774 2019 Rev 1 Law Enforcement Working Party (Plenary) (16.9. afternoon session) Law Enforcement Working Party (17.9. morning session)
  • Cm 3968 2019 Init Working Party on Tax Questions (Indirect Taxation - VAT)

EU CASE LAW

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