EU budget: Tax cooperation between EU Member States receives welcome boost following funding agreement European Commission - Press release Brussels, 21 March 2019 The Commission has welcomed today's provisional agreement to provide funding for the EU's tax cooperation programme (‘Fiscalis') during the next EU budget period of 2021-2027.
Sustainable Finance: High-Level Conference takes global cooperation on sustainable finance to the next stage European Commission - Press release Brussels, 21 March 2019 The European Commission is today hosting a high-level conference on a global approach to sustainable finance. In March 2018, the European Union committed to lead the way in reforming the financial system to support the transition towards a sustainable economy, with...
Capital Markets Union: Political agreement on a stronger and more integrated European supervisory architecture, including on anti-money laundering European Commission - Press release Brussels, 21 March 2019 The Commission welcomes the political agreement reached by the European Parliament and Member States on the core elements of the reform of the European supervision in the areas of EU financial markets including when it comes to anti-money laundering.
Daily News 21 / 03 / 2019 European Commission - Daily News Daily News 21 / 03 / 2019 Brussels, 21 March 2019 EU Budget for 2021-2027: Commission welcomes preliminary agreement on InvestEU The European Commission welcomes the preliminary agreement on InvestEU, the proposed programme to boost private and public investment in Europe in the next long-term...
Remarks by Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis at the High-level conference: A global approach to sustainable finance European Commission - Speech Brussels, 21 March 2019 Honourable Ministers, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, It is an honour to welcome you to Brussels and to this conference on a global approach to sustainable finance.
Mergers: Commission approves acquisition of Asco by Spirit, subject to conditions European Commission - Press release Brussels, 20 March 2019 The European Commission has approved, under the EU Merger Regulation, the acquisition of Asco by Spirit. Both companies are active in the aerospace equipment industry worldwide. The approval is conditional on full compliance with commitments offered by Spirit.
Antitrust: Commission fines Google €1.49 billion for abusive practices in online advertising European Commission - Press release Brussels, 20 March 2019 The European Commission has fined Google €1.49 billion for breaching EU antitrust rules. Google has abused its market dominance by imposing a number of restrictive clauses in contracts with third-party websites which prevented Google's rivals from placing their search adverts on...
Energy Union: €750 million in EU funding made available for clean energy infrastructure European Commission - Press release Brussels, 20 March 2019 Energy Union: €750 million in EU funding made available for clean energy infrastructure Today the Commission is releasing €750 million of funding for key European energy infrastructure projects with major cross-border benefits.
Commissioner Mimica visits Argentina to promote triangular cooperation European Commission - Press release Brussels, 20 March 2019 Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development Neven Mimica is on an official visit to Buenos Aires to promote innovative multilateral partnerships for sustainable development, in particular triangular cooperation, and to discuss the EU's cooperation with Argentina.
Afghanistan: EU releases €27 million in humanitarian assistance European Commission - Press release Brussels, 20 March 2019 Today, the European Commission has announced €27 million in humanitarian assistance for people in need in Afghanistan. €2 million will assist the most vulnerable families affected by devastating floods in early March which continue to affect large parts of the country.