Commission adopts new standards to increase transparency over bankers' pay and risk profiles European Press release Brussels, 4 March 2014 Commission The European Commission has today adopted Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS) on criteria to identify categories of staff whose professional activities have a material impact on an institution's risk profile (so-called ‘material risk takers’).
Final "simplification scoreboard": 120 measures to cut red tape on EU funding European Commission Press release Brussels, 4 March 2014 The Commission has adopted its Final Simplification Scoreboard: over 120 measures to simplify the EU funding rules for Europe's businesses, towns, regions, scientists and NGOs.
Commissioner Andris Piebalgs announces new EU support for the Democratic Republic of Congo and Rwanda European Commission Press release Brussels, 4 March 2014 European Commissioner for Development, Andris Piebalgs, will announce €620 million of new EU support to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and €460 million for Rwanda for the period 2014-2020, during a visit to the Great Lakes region in Central Africa together...
Europe more innovative but regional differences persist European Commission Press release Brussels, 4 March 2014 Europe is closing its innovation gap with the United States and Japan but differences in performance between EU Member States are still high and diminishing only slowly.
European Account Preservation Order: Ministers endorse Commission proposal to help business recover cross-border debts Commission MEMO Brussels, 4 March 2014 European New EU rules which will make it easier for companies to recover claims across borders have taken a big step towards adoption. Member States in the Justice Council today endorsed the compromise agreement on those rules reached with the European Parliament just a...