European Commission sheds light on problems of international families and consults on further action Press release Strasbourg, 15 April 2014 European Commission A report published by the European Commission today highlights legal problems that international couples (spouses from different nationalities) still face across Europe when they try to resolve cross-border disputes concerning their marriage or the custody of their children.
Mergers: Commission approves acquisition of GTS Central Europe by Deutsche Telekom European Commission Press release Brussels, 15 April 2014 The European Commission has cleared under the EU Merger Regulation the proposed acquisition of telecommunications company GTS Central Europe ("GTS") of Luxembourg by rival Deutsche Telekom ("DT") of Germany.
Pensions: Commission welcomes final adoption of Directive on supplementary pension rights European Commission Press release Brussels, 15 April 2014 The European Commission welcomes the final adoption by the European Parliament of the Directive improving the protection of supplementary pension rights for mobile workers.
New EU rules for safer and greener lorries: European Parliament endorses Commission proposal European Commission Press release Brussels, 15 April 2014 The European Parliament has endorsed today the Commission's proposal for new EU rules for safer and greener lorries. Vice-President Siim Kallas, in charge of transport, said: "I am pleased with this vote which supports the Commission's goal to make road transport cleaner...
European Parliament votes for more modern inland waterway transport Commission Press release Brussels, 15 April 2014 European The European Parliament voted today in first reading on two proposals by the Commission regarding inland waterway transport: a proposal to facilitate the use of the Reserve fund and another relating to technical requirements for inland waterway vessels.