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.
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.