Taxation: Belgium before the EU Court of Justice for discriminatory taxation of collective investment undertakings European Commission Press release Brussels, 16 October 2014 The European Commission has decided to refer Belgium to the EU Court of Justice for discriminatory taxation of collective investment undertakings (CIUs) established in other Member States of the EU or of the EEA.
Commission takes Austria to Court of Justice over non-compliance with EU-Turkey association agreement European Press release Brussels, 16 October 2014 Commission The European Commission has decided to refer Austria to the Court of Justice to ensure that the Austrian establishment and residence legislation fully reflects the rights of workers of Turkish nationality and their families, in line with the EU-Turkey association law based...
Environment: European Commission takes Portugal back to Court for inadequate waste water treatment, asks for fines European Commission Press release Brussels, 16 October 2014 The European Commission is referring Portugal back to the European Court of Justice for poor implementation of the EU Urban Waste Water Treatment Directive. In 2009, the Court ruled that Portugal was failing in its obligation to collect, treat and dispose of...
Environment: Commission takes the Netherlands to court over failure to protect animals used for scientific purposes, asks for fines European Commission Press release Brussels, 16 October 2014 The European Commission is referring the Netherlands to the European Court of Justice over its failure to enact EU legislation on the protection of animals used for scientific purposes.
100 European cities sign up to action on climate change European Commission Press release Brussels, 16 October 2014 Today marks a major milestone for the European Commission's Mayors Adapt initiative, with 100 European cities now committed to take action to tackle climate change.
Q&A on Gas Stress Tests European Commission MEMO Brussels, 16 October 2014 1. What is the European Gas Stress Tests about? The Stress Tests were launched following the European Commission's European Energy Security Strategy and at the request of the European Council in June.
October infringements package: main decisions European Commission MEMO Brussels, 16 October 2014 October October In its monthly package of infringement decisions, the European Commission is pursuing legal action against Member States for failing to comply properly with their obligations under EU law.
Daily News of 2014-10-16 MEX 14 / 16.10 DAILY NEWS 16 / 10 / 14 Gas stress test: Cooperation is key to cope with supply interruption What will happen if Russian gas supplies are interrupted this winter? Will homes and companies have the energy they need? What can the EU and Member States do?...
Speech - Nature based solutions are often also the cheapest solutions European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Janez Potočnik European Commissioner for Environment Nature based solutions are often also the cheapest solutions High Level Segment Panel discussion: Nature-based Solutions to Global Challenges, 12th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity Pyeongchang (Republic of Korea), 16 October...
Speech - Opening Speaking Note at the Ebola High Level Co-ordination Meeting European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Tonio BORG Commissioner for Health Speech - Ebola: High Level Co-ordination Meeting – Borschette Centre Brussels, 16 October 2014 Ministers, Secretaries of State, Ladies and gentlemen, Welcome to this high level co-ordination meeting.