CALENDRIER du 26 mars au 08 avril 2018 European Commission - Commissioners' weekly activities Brussels, 23 March 2018 (Susceptible de modifications en cours de semaine) Déplacements et visites Calendrier du 26 mars au 01 avril 2018 Lundi 26 mars 2018 EU-Turkey leaders' meeting in Varna, Bulgaria President Jean-Claude Juncker in Varna, Bulgaria: participates in the EU-Turkey leaders'...
Sustainable Finance: High-Level Conference kicks EU's strategy for greener and cleaner economy into high gear European Commission - Press release Brussels, 22 March 2018 The European Commission is today hosting a high-level conference on its strategy to reform the financial system in support of the EU's climate and sustainable development agenda.
Statement by Commissioner Vestager on Commission decision to give conditional approval to Bayer's plans to buy Monsanto and decision fining producers of capacitors €254 million for participating in a cartel European Commission - Press release Brussels, 21 March 2018 *Check against delivery* The Commission has today decided to give conditional approval to Bayer's plans to buy Monsanto under EU merger rules. We were able to do so because of the significant remedies the companies offered, which met our competition concerns...
Global Report on Food Crises finds that in 2017 major famines were partly averted but food security remains critical European Commission - Press release Brussels, 22 March 2018 The Global Report on Food Crises indicates that major risks of famine were averted in 2017 in the four countries that were declared at risk in early 2017: Yemen, Somalia, South Sudan and North Nigeria.
Mergers: Commission clears Bayer's acquisition of Monsanto, subject to conditions European Commission - Press release Brussels, 21 March 2018 The European Commission has approved under the EU Merger Regulation the acquisition of Monsanto by Bayer. The merger is conditional on the divestiture of an extensive remedy package, which addresses the parties' overlaps in seeds, pesticides and digital agriculture.
Antitrust: Commission fines eight producers of capacitors €254 million for participating in cartel European Commission - Press release Brussels, 21 March 2018 The European Commission has fined Elna, Hitachi Chemical, Holy Stone, Matsuo, NEC Tokin, Nichicon, Nippon Chemi-Con, Rubycon € 253 935 000. Together with the immunity applicant, Sanyo, they operated a cartel for the supply of aluminium and tantalum electrolytic capacitors between...
Fair Taxation: Commission puts in place first EU counter-measures on listed non-cooperative tax jurisdictions European Commission - Press release Brussels, 21 March 2018 The European Commission is today delivering on its pledge to ensure that the EU's common EU list of non-cooperative tax jurisdictions is backed up by effective countermeasures.
Commission proposes €4.6 million from Globalisation Adjustment Fund for former Caterpillar workers in Belgium European - Press release Commission Brussels, 23 March 2018 Today, the European Commission has proposed to provide Belgium with €4.6 million from the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund. This money should serve to help nearly 2,300 former workers of Caterpillar Solar Gosselies and of several Caterpillar suppliers find new jobs.
Antitrust: Commission opens investigation into German grid operator TenneT for limiting cross border electricity capacity with Denmark European Commission - Press release Brussels, 19 March 2018 The European Commission has opened a formal investigation to assess whether German grid operator TenneT's limitation of capacity from Western Denmark into Germany breaches EU antitrust rules.
Hope for Gaza: EU creates broad international coalition to provide drinking water to 2 million people in Gaza European Commission - Press release Brussels, 20 March 2018 Success of pledging conference marks the start of the biggest ever infrastructure project in the Gaza Strip Today, the EU hosted a pledging conference on the Gaza Central Desalination Plant & Associated Works Project in Brussels.