Digital Single Market: EU negotiators agree to set up new European rules to improve fairness of online platforms' trading practices European Commission - Press release Strasbourg, 14 February 2019 Yesterday evening the European Parliament, the Council of the European Union and the European Commission reached a political deal on the first-ever rules aimed at creating a fair, transparent and predictable business environment for businesses and traders when using online platforms.
Commission welcomes European Parliament's support for investment screening framework European - Press release Commission Brussels, 14 February 2019 Following today's vote, the EU is one step closer to putting in place a Europe-wide framework for screening foreign direct investment. President of the European Commission Jean-Claud Juncker said: "The speed at which we were able to reach an agreement pays...
Question and Answers on the European Labour Authority European Commission - Fact Sheet Strasbourg, 14 February 2019 Today, the European Parliament and the Council reached a provisional agreement on the Commission's proposal to establish a European Labour Authority (ELA). See also a statement here.
Frequently asked questions: Intra-EU cross-border payments European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 14 February 2019 What did the Commission propose in 2018 and why? EU cross-border payments in euro are very cheap or even free in euro area Member States (priced as domestic payments) but still expensive in non-euro area Member States.
Questions and Answers - EU negotiators agree to set up new European rules to improve fairness of online platforms' trading practices European Commission - Fact Sheet Strasbourg, 14 February 2019 * Why does the EU need to set rules increasing fairness and transparency for online platforms? Online platforms provide entrepreneurs with vast opportunities for fast and efficient access to EU consumer markets, which is why they have become the go-to place...
Daily News 14 / 02 / 2019 European Commission - Daily News Daily News 14 / 02 / 2019 Brussels, 14 February 2019 Digital Single Market: EU negotiators reach a breakthrough to modernise copyright rules Yesterday, the European Parliament, the Council of the EU and the Commission found a political agreement to make the copyright rules fit...
GDP and employment flash estimates for the fourth quarter of 2018 - GDP up by 0.2% and employment up by 0.3% in the euro area - In the EU28, both GDP and employment up by 0.2% European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 14 February 2019 Seasonally adjusted GDP rose by 0.2% in both the euro area (EA19) and the EU28 during the fourth quarter of 2018, compared with the previous quarter, according to a flash estimate published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.
Fair labour mobility: Commission welcomes agreement on the European Labour Authority European Commission - Statement Strasbourg, 14 February 2019 Today, the European Commission, the European Parliament and the Council reached a provisional agreement on the Commission's proposal to establish a European Labour Authority (ELA). President Juncker first announced a European Labour Authority in September 2017.
Transparency: Parliament, Commission and Council held a third round of talks on the proposal for a mandatory Transparency Register European Commission - Statement Strasbourg, 14 February 2019 On 13 February 2019, negotiators from the three EU institutions agreed to continue their discussions on moving towards a joint mandatory Transparency Register. The European Parliament negotiators, Vice-President Sylvie Guillaume and Chair of the Constitutional Affairs Committee Danuta Hübner, together with the...
Agreement with Singapore set to give a boost to EU-Asia trade European Commission - Press release Brussels, 13 February 2019 The trade and investment agreements between the EU and Singapore have today received the approval of the European Parliament. The Parliament has also given its green light to the Partnership and Cooperation Agreement.