Mergers: Commission fines Facebook €110 million for providing misleading information about WhatsApp takeover European Commission - Press release Brussels, 18 May 2017 The European Commission has fined Facebook €110 million for providing incorrect or misleading information during the Commission's 2014 investigation under the EU Merger Regulation of Facebook's acquisition of WhatsApp.
Mergers: Commission alleges Altice breached EU rules by early implementation of PT Portugal acquisition European Commission - Press release Brussels, 18 May 2017 The European Commission has sent a Statement of Objections alleging that multinational telecommunications company Altice (the Netherlands), breached the EU Merger Regulation by implementing its acquisition of telecommunications operator PT Portugal before notification or approval by the Commission.
EU protects citizens from toxic mercury, paves the way for global action European Commission - Press release Brussels, 18 May 2017 Today at the UN headquarters in New York, the European Union has triggered the entry into force of the global treaty aimed at reducing exposure to mercury. The ratification of the Minamata Convention on Mercury, confirms Europe's leading role to protect...
European Commission reports on the application of the Charter of fundamental rights in the EU in 2016 - Press release European Commission Brussels, 18 May 2017 Today, the European Commission has published its annual Report on the application of the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights. The report outlines the initiatives taken in 2016 by the EU to strengthen fundamental rights.
Revised European Neighbourhood Policy: supporting stabilisation, resilience, security European Commission - Press release Brussels, 18 May 2017 The ENP was reviewed in 2015 to respond to the new challenges of an evolving neighbourhood. Today's report shows results following a new approach based on differentiation, joint ownership and flexibility.