CALENDRIER du 19 au 25 février 2018 European Commission - Commissioners' weekly activities Brussels, 16 February 2018 (Susceptible de modifications en cours de semaine) Déplacements et visites Lundi 19 février 2018 Agriculture and Fisheries Council Eurogroup Mr Frans Timmermans receives Mr Wopke Hoekstra, Minister of Finance of the Netherlands.
Antitrust: Commission fines maritime car carriers and car parts suppliers a total of €546 million in three separate cartel settlements European Commission - Press release Brussels, 21 February 2018 In three separate decisions, the European Commission has fined four maritime car carriers €395 million, two suppliers of spark plugs €76 million, and two suppliers of braking systems €75 million, for taking part in cartels, in breach of EU antitrust rules.
European Commission and UEFA consolidate cooperation - Press release European Commission Brussels, 21 February 2018 Today, the European Commission and the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) are signing a new agreement covering the period up to the end of 2020 to consolidate and strengthen their cooperation.
Mergers: Commission opens in-depth investigation into proposed merger between Praxair and Linde European Commission - Press release Brussels, 16 February 2018 The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation to assess the proposed merger between Praxair and Linde under the EU Merger Regulation. The Commission is concerned that the merger may reduce competition in the supply of several crucial gases, like oxygen...
State aid: Commission approves Belgian certificates schemes for renewable electricity and high-efficiency cogeneration in Flanders European Commission - Press release Brussels, 16 February 2018 The European Commission has concluded the certificates schemes for renewable electricity and high-efficiency cogeneration implemented in Flanders (Belgium) to be in line with EU State aid rules. The two schemes contribute to reaching EU energy and climate goals whilst preserving competition.
European Defence Fund delivers new pan-European research projects Commission - Press release European Brussels, 16 February 2018 The European Defence Fund continues to deliver with another set of EU-funded defence research projects. The Fund, launched by President Juncker in June 2017, is a catalyst for the creation of a strong EU defence industry.
Social media companies need to do more to fully comply with EU consumer rules European Commission - Press release Brussels, 15 February 2018 Social media companies need to do more to respond to the requests, made last March by the European Commission and Member States' consumer authorities, to comply with EU consumer rules.
EU solidarity at work: Commission offers financial aid to France, Greece, Spain and Portugal following natural disasters European Commission - Press release Brussels, 15 February 2018 Today the Commission proposes to give €104 million from the Solidarity Fund to four EU Member States that were hit by natural disasters in 2017. This is a concrete delivery on the Juncker Commission's promise to offer more than condolences when...
European Commission reinforces its senior management to deliver strongly in 2018/2019 and beyond - Press release European Commission Brussels, 21 February 2018 Today the European Commission decided on a number of appointments concerning its top management level. Appointing the best people to the right positions will help the Juncker Commission deliver strongly in 2018/2019 and beyond.
President Juncker reorganises his close team; European Commission appoints new Secretary-General European Commission - Press release Brussels, 21 February 2018 Following the wish of Secretary-General Alexander Italianer to retire, the European Commission appointed Martin Selmayr as its new Secretary-General, while President Juncker appointed Clara Martinez Alberola as his new Head of Cabinet and Richard Szostak as his new Deputy Head of...