Daily News 08 / 02 / 2016 European Commission - Daily News Daily News 08 / 02 / 2016 Brussels, 8 February 2016 Investment Plan for Europe: €19 million for SMEs in Sweden The European Investment Fund (EIF) and Norrlandsfonden have signed a guarantee agreement to increase lending to innovative small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and small...
Speech by EU Climate Action and Energy Commissioner Miguel Arias Cañete at the Bruegel event "How will the Paris agreement impact EU climate and energy policies?" European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Speech Speech Brussels, 8 February 2016 Ladies and Gentlemen, I am pleased to be here with you today, speaking at this prestigious institution. Since its opening in 2005, Bruegel has not only become a world reference in economic policy circles; its reports...
9 February: Safer Internet Day - 1 out of 4 internet users in the EU experienced security related problems in 2015 - Security concerns limited uptake of certain activities European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 8 February 2016 In the European Union (EU), the proportion of internet users having experienced certain common security issues over the internet – such as viruses affecting devices, abuse of personal information, financial losses or children accessing inappropriate websites – stood at 25% in 2015.
Daily News 09/02/2016 European Commission - Daily News Daily News 09/02/2016 Brussels, 9 February 2016 Commission welcomes landmark deal on CO2 standards for aircrafts The Commission welcomes the agreement reached yesterday within the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) on the first ever-global standard to cap CO2 emissions from aircraft.
Extract from speech by Commissioner Jonathan Hill on 2016 priorities for an approach to resolution for CCPs, Centre for European Policy Studies European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 9 February 2016 We need to consider how to approach other systemic financial institutions like central counterparty clearing houses, or CCPs. We have required more clearing to go through central counter parties. That's good for transparency and will reduce risk. But...
Commission welcomes landmark deal on CO2 standard for aircraft emissions European - Statement Commission Brussels, 9 February 2016 The Commission welcomes the agreement reached yesterday within the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) on the first ever-global standard to cap CO2 emissions from aircraft. EU Commissioner for Transport Violeta Bulc said, "This agreement is an important step to curb aviation emissions.
European Commission and the United States Commodity Futures Commission: Common approach for transatlantic CCPs - Press release European Commission Brussels, 10 February 2016 Commissioner Jonathan Hill and the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Chairman Timothy Massad have today announced a common approach regarding requirements for central clearing counterparties (CCPs). The US and EU are home to the largest derivatives markets in the world.
State aid: Commission approves impaired asset management measures for banks in Hungary and Italy European Commission - Press release Brussels, 10 February 2016 The European Commission has found Hungarian and Italian plans aimed at transferring non-performing loans off the balance sheets of Hungarian and Italian banks to be free of any state aid.
Mergers: Commission approves Staples' acquisition of Office Depot, subject to conditions European Commission - Press release Brussels, 10 February 2016 Following an in-depth review, the European Commission has approved under the EU Merger Regulation the acquisition of office supplies distributor Office Depot by Staples, subject to conditions.
Implementing the European Agenda on Migration: Progress on Priority Actions European Commission - Press release Brussels, 10 February 2016 In view of next week's European Council, the Commission is today reporting on the implementation of the priority actions under the European Agenda for Migration and highlighting key areas where immediate action is needed to restore control.