Top News from the European Commission 13 December 2014 – 9 January 2015 European Commission - Top news Top Top Brussels, 12 December 2014 Background notes from the Spokesperson’s service for journalists The European Commission reserves the right to make changes 16/12: Adoption of the 2015 European Commission Work Programme 16/12: The Commission adopts its monthly infringements package 1/1/2015: Lithuania becomes the 19th...
CALENDRIER du 15 au 21 décembre 2014 European Commission - Commissioners' weekly activities 12 December 2014 (Susceptible de modifications en cours de semaine) Déplacements et visites Lundi 15 décembre 15-18/12 European Parliament plenary session, Strasbourg. FAC Council, Brussels. 15-16/12 AGRIFISH Council. Ms Federica Mogherini and Mr Johannes Hahn participate in the EU-Ukraine Association Council.
IPA: €2 billion package to support reforms in the Western Balkans and Turkey in 2014 European Commission - Press release Brussels, 17 December 2014 The European Commission has today finalised its 2014 package of pre-accession assistance programmes to support reforms in countries wishing to join the EU. The funding, totalling EUR 2 billion, comes under the Instrument for Pre-accession Assistance (IPA), and will be available...
State aid: Commission extends information enquiry on tax rulings practice to all Member States European Commission - Press release Brussels, 17 December 2014 The European Commission has enlarged the enquiry into the tax ruling practice under EU state aid rules to cover all Member States. The Commission will ask Member States to provide information about their tax ruling practice, in particular to confirm whether...
State aid: Commission approves Catalunya Banc's revised restructuring plan following its sale to BBVA European Commission - Press release Brussels, 17 December 2014 The European Commission has concluded that the sale of the Spanish bank Catalunya Banc to BBVA and the proposed amendments to its original restructuring plan were in line with EU state aid rules.
A New Start: European Commission work plan to deliver jobs, growth and investment European Commission - Press release Strasbourg, 16 December 2014 Today the European Commission adopted its Work Programme for 2015 – setting out the actions the Commission intends to take over the next 12 months to make a real difference for jobs, growth and investment and bring concrete benefits for citizens.
Autumn 2014 Standard Eurobarometer: Confidence in the European Union is increasing European Commission - Press release Brussels, 17 December 2014 Today, the latest Standard Eurobarometer survey results are published. The Autumn 2014 Standard Eurobarometer is the first EU-wide opinion poll conducted since the Juncker Commission took office on 1 November 2014.
State aid: Commission approves aid to Banka Celje based on the restructuring plan of Banka Celje and its merger with Abanka European Commission - Press release Brussels, 16 December 2014 The European Commission has concluded that the restructuring plan of the Slovene Banka Celje d.d. and its merger with Abanka Vipa d.d. was in line with EU state aid rules.
Mergers: Commission approves acquisition of Lafarge by Holcim, subject to conditions European Commission - Press release Brussels, 15 December 2014 The European Commission has found the proposed acquisition of Lafarge of France by Holcim of Switzerland to be in line with the EU Merger Regulation. Both companies are active worldwide in the manufacture and supply of cement, ready-mix concrete, aggregates and...
Mergers: Commission opens in-depth investigation into coffee joint venture between DEMB and Mondelēz European Commission - Press release Brussels, 15 December 2014 The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation to assess whether a proposed joint venture between two of world's leading coffee manufacturers Douwe Egberts Master Blenders 1753 B.V. ("DEMB") of the Netherlands and Mondelēz International Inc.