Mergers: Commission opens in-depth investigation into proposed acquisition of BASE Belgium by Liberty Global European Commission - Press release Brussels, 5 October 2015 The European Commission will investigate in-depth the Liberty Global/BASE Belgium takeover. The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation under the EU Merger Regulation to assess whether the proposed acquisition of BASE Company NV by Liberty Global would harm effective competition.
Antitrust: Commission opens formal investigation into International Skating Union's eligibility rules European Commission - Press release Brussels, 5 October 2015 The European Commission has opened a formal antitrust investigation into International Skating Union (ISU) rules that permanently ban skaters from competitions such as the Winter Olympics and the ISU World and European Championships if they take part in events not approved...
Adequate Pensions: new report calls for measures to enable people to work until they reach the pension age European Commission - Press release Brussels, 5 October 2015 A new report shows that EU’s pension systems can be expected to deliver adequate pensions to future generations of retirees provided strong policies to enable workers to stay in jobs until they reach the statutory pension age are pursued.
Frequently asked questions: 2015 Pension Adequacy Report European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 5 October 2015 2015 Pension Adequacy Report What are adequate pensions? Pensions constitute the main element of income in old age. Their adequacy is primarily measured by their ability to prevent poverty, to replace the earnings people had before retiring and to ensure a...
Daily News 05 / 10 / 2015 European Commission - Daily News Daily News 05 / 10 / 2015 Brussels, 5 October 2015 Opportunities for jobs and growth: Commissioner Crețu in Greece From today until 8 October, Commissioner for Regional Policy Corina Crețu is in Greece.
European Parliament: opening remarks by VP Dombrovskis in the debate on frontloading existing EU funds for investment in Greece Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] European Strasbourg, 5 October 2015 Honourable Chair, Honourable Members, On behalf of the European Commission, I would like to thank the European Parliament for supporting this proposal to amend the Common Provisions Regulation regarding specific measures for Greece.
Boosting investment in education: Let's make it happen European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 5 October 2015 Tibor Navracsics, Commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth and Sport Joint event by the European Commission and the European Investment Bank "Education and the Investment Plan for Europe" Dear Vice-Presidents Katainen and Baranyai, Ladies and gentlemen, When Commission President...
5 October 2015: World Habitat Day Just over 40% of the EU population lives in cities Urban population in the Nordic Member States most satisfied with public spaces European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 5 October 2015 Out of 100 persons in the European Union (EU) in 2014, 40 were living in densely-populated areas (or cities), 28 in thinly-populated (or rural) areas and 32 in intermediate areas (or towns and suburbs).
August 2015 compared with July 2015 Volume of retail trade stable in both euro area and EU28 European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 5 October 2015 In August 2015 compared with July 2015, the seasonally adjusted volume of retail trade remained stable in both the euro area (EA19) and the EU28, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.
Fighting Tax Avoidance: Commissioner Moscovici welcomes final adoption of international tax reform package European Commission - Statement Brussels, 5 October 2015 Pierre Moscovici, Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs, has welcomed the final package of Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) measures that the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) adopted today.