State aid: Commission endorses UK National Broadband Scheme for 2016-2020 European Commission - Press release Brussels, 26 May 2016 The European Commission has found that the UK National Broadband Scheme for 2016-2020 complies with EU state aid rules. The scheme aims to connect as many homes and businesses as possible throughout the UK to high speed broadband.
Finland adopts the SME initiative: easier access to funding for start-ups and small businesses European Commission - Press release Brussels, 26 May 2016 Today the European Commission adopted the SME initiative programme in Finland, worth €40 million, with €20 million from the European Regional Development Fund and €20 million from the national budget.
Financial services: Commission requests BULGARIA, HUNGARY, LATVIA, LITHUANIA and SLOVAKIA to comply with EU rules on the acquisition of agricultural land European Commission - Press release Brussels, 26 May 2016 The European Commission has formally requested Bulgaria, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania and Slovakia to amend legislation on the acquisition of agricultural land on the grounds that it violates the free movement of capital and freedom of establishment.
Financial services: Commission refers POLAND to the Court of Justice of the EU for failing to implement EU rules on Deposit Guarantee Schemes European Commission - Press release Brussels, 26 May 2016 The European Commission has decided to refer Poland to the Court of Justice of the European Union for failing to correctly implement the Deposit Guarantee Schemes Directive (DGSD, Directive 2014/49/EU).
Commission refers Poland to Court of Justice of the EU because of restrictions to some imported biofuels and biofuel raw materials European - Press release Commission Brussels, 26 May 2016 The European Commission decided today to refer Poland to the Court of Justice of the EU for establishing restrictions in Polish law against certain imported biofuels and raw materials for biofuel. Polish law is not fully in line with EU law.
14 new projects approved under the Partnership Instrument to boost the EU's cooperation with partners in Asia and the Americas European Commission - Press release Brussels, 26 May 2016 The European Commission has approved 14 new projects under the Partnership Instrument to boost the EU's cooperation with our partner countries. These new projects will underpin the EU's strategic objectives in external relations, boosting our common engagement in priority areas.
May infringements' package: key decisions European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 26 May 2016 Overview by policy area In its monthly package of infringement decisions, the European Commission is pursuing legal action against Member States for failing to comply with their obligations under EU law.
Daily News 26 / 05 / 2016 European Commission - Daily News Daily News 26 / 05 / 2016 Brussels, 26 May 2016 Presidents Juncker and Tusk at the G7: Joint press conference and Joint G7 Leaders' Statement on the Japan-EU Economic Partnership Agreement/Free Trade Agreement At a pre-G7 Summit press briefing with President Tusk, President Juncker...
Speech by Vice-President for Energy Union Maroš Šefčovič at the Energy Fest (Start Up Event) in Amsterdam European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Speech Speech Amsterdam, 26 May 2016 Ladies and gentlemen, Let me start by thanking you for inviting me to this first edition of the Energy Fest, hopefully the first of a long series.
President Jean-Claude Juncker's remarks at the joint press briefing with European Council President Tusk ahead of the G7 Summit European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 26 May 2016 Ladies and Gentlemen, I can be very brief because Donald was covering the whole landscape in Europe and in the rest of the world. I would like to comment briefly on the general economic situation.