Financial Services: European Commission opens an infringement procedure against LATVIA on investor restrictions for agricultural land European Commission - Press release Brussels, 29 April 2015 The European Commission has today decided to formally request Latvia to submit its observations on its law regulating the acquisition of agricultural land. The law contains several provisions which, under EU law, may be considered to restrict the free movement of...
Internal Market: Nationality requirement for notaries: Commission takes HUNGARY to Court to ensure non-discrimination European Commission - Press release Brussels, 29 April 2015 The European Commission has decided to take Hungary to the Court of Justice of the European Union because the country only allows Hungarian nationals to take up and practice the profession of notary in Hungary, thus excluding nationals from other Member...
Environment: Commission takes POLAND and SLOVENIA to Court for e-waste failings European Commission - Press release Brussels, 29 April 2015 The European Commission is referring Poland and Slovenia to the EUCourt of Justice over their failure to enact EU legislation on the recycling of waste electrical and electronic equipment.
Environment: Commission takes ROMANIA to Court over failure to amend packaging waste legislation European Commission - Press release Brussels, 29 April 2015 The European Commission is referring Romania to the EU Court of Justice over its failure to enact revised EU legislation on packaging waste into domestic law. The revised Packaging Directive updates rules on packaging and packaging waste, with a view to...
Environment: Commission takes FRANCE to Court over poor waste water treatment European Commission - Press release Brussels, 29 April 2015 The European Commission is taking France to the EU Court of Justice for not complying with EU legislation on urban waste water treatment. Some 17 agglomerations are listed as not having waste water treatment up to EU standards.