CALENDRIER du 15 au 21 février 2016 European Commission - Commissioners' weekly activities Brussels, 12 February 2016 (Susceptible de modifications en cours de semaine) Déplacements et visites Lundi 15 février Foreign Affairs Council, in Brussels. Agriculture and Fisheries Council, in Brussels. President Jean-Claude Juncker receives a delegation of AEGIS Europe and EUROFER.
Right to a fair trial: New rules to guarantee presumption of innocence European Commission - Press release Brussels, 12 February 2016 Today, Ministers from the EU Member States have adopted new rules that will guarantee the presumption of innocence of anyone accused or suspected of a crime by the police or justice authorities.
EU-Tunisia: Commission proposes further EUR 500 million in macro-financial assistance European Commission - Press release Brussels, 12 February 2016 The European Commission is ready to further assist Tunisia in overcoming its economic difficulties and achieving more sustainable growth. Following a request by Tunisia, the Commission has proposed today additional macro-financial assistance to Tunisia of up to EUR 500 million.
Fighting tax evasion: EU and Andorra sign new tax transparency agreement European Commission - Press release Brussels, 12 February 2016 The EU and Andorra have today signed a new tax transparency agreement that will make it harder for EU citizens to hide undeclared income in financial institutions in Andorra.
Commission launches new anti-dumping investigations into several steel products European - Press release Commission Brussels, 12 February 2016 The EU now has 37 trade defence measures in place on imports of steel products, while nine investigations are still ongoing. The European Commission today opened new anti-dumping investigations to determine whether imports of three steel products have been dumped on...
State aid: Commission opens in-depth investigation into measures for Spanish postal operator Correos European Commission - Press release Brussels, 11 February 2016 The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation to examine whether State measures since 2004 in favour of Correos, the publicly-owned Spanish postal operator, were in line with EU State aid rules.
Commissioner Mimica visits Burkina Faso to show solidarity and support to the new Government following the terrorist attacks European Commission - Press release following the terrorist attacks Brussels, 11 February 2016 On behalf on the European Commission, Neven Mimica, Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, will visit Burkina Faso on February 12, to welcome the peaceful and successful elections which concluded a remarkable transition On behalf on the...
European Commission and the United States Commodity Futures Commission: Common approach for transatlantic CCPs - Press release European Commission Brussels, 10 February 2016 Commissioner Jonathan Hill and the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Chairman Timothy Massad have today announced a common approach regarding requirements for central clearing counterparties (CCPs). The US and EU are home to the largest derivatives markets in the world.
State aid: Commission approves impaired asset management measures for banks in Hungary and Italy European Commission - Press release Brussels, 10 February 2016 The European Commission has found Hungarian and Italian plans aimed at transferring non-performing loans off the balance sheets of Hungarian and Italian banks to be free of any state aid.
Mergers: Commission approves Staples' acquisition of Office Depot, subject to conditions European Commission - Press release Brussels, 10 February 2016 Following an in-depth review, the European Commission has approved under the EU Merger Regulation the acquisition of office supplies distributor Office Depot by Staples, subject to conditions.