Modern Insolvency Rules: European Commission kicks off EU-wide interconnection of insolvency registers European Commission Press release Brussels, 7 July 2014 Today, the European Commission is launching an EU-wide interconnection of national insolvency registers by linking up databases from seven Member States: the Czech Republic, Germany, Estonia, Netherlands, Austria, Romania and Slovenia - with more countries expected to join at a later stage.
International donors' conference for Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia after the floods European Commission MEMO Brussels, 11 July 2014 Under the motto "Rebuilding together", the European Commission will host a donors' conference in Brussels on 16 July to mobilise further support to Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina in the aftermath of the recent floods.
Non-Paper Enhanced cooperation within the Stabilisation and Association Process European Commission MEMO Brussels, 10 July 2014 Purpose, principles and composition/participation This informal initiative is a forum of Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo1, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia.
Agriculture and Fisheries Council, 14th July 2014 European Commission MEMO Brussels, 11 July 2014 The Agriculture and Fisheries Council meeting of July 2014 will take place in Brussels on 14th July 2014. The Commission will be represented by Commissioner for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, Maria Damanaki, and the Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development, Dacian Cioloş.
Antitrust: Commission welcomes Court judgment in Telefónica margin squeeze case European Commission MEMO Brussels, 10 July 2014 The European Commission welcomes today's judgment by the EU Court of Justice (case C-295/12 P) confirming in full a Commission decision of 2007 that had fined Telefónica for a margin squeeze in the Spanish broadband market, in breach of EU antitrust rules.
Questions and Answers: Commission investigation into statistical reporting European Commission MEMO Brussels, 11 July 2014 See IP/14/822 What powers does the Commission have to investigate irregularities in Member States' statistics? Since 2011, the Commission (Eurostat) has new powers to look deeper into the quality of Member States' statistics for EDP purposes.
Erasmus 2012-13: the figures explained European Commission MEMO Brussels, 10 July 2014 The European Commission publishes new figures1 today on the number of students, teachers and other staff in higher education who benefitted from the Erasmus programme in the 2012-13 academic year (IP/14/821).
Publication of Single Resolution Board top management posts: frequently asked questions European Commission MEMO Brussels, 10 July 2014 What is the Single Resolution Mechanism? The Single Resolution Mechanism (SRM) complements the Single Supervisory Mechanism (SSM) which, once operational in November 2014, will see the European Central Bank (ECB) directly supervise banks in the euro area and in other Member States which...
Frequently asked questions: "Connected Communities" European Commission MEMO Brussels, 10 July 2014 What is "Connected Communities"? [See IP/14/819] Connected Communities is a European Commission initiative to support regions and cities in their broadband networks development.
State aid: Commission adopts revised guidelines for supporting firms in difficulty – frequently asked questions European Commission MEMO Brussels, 9 July 2014 (see also IP/14/795) What is the purpose of the rescue and restructuring guidelines? The rescue and restructuring guidelines set out the criteria under which Member States can grant public funding to companies that are in financial difficulty in line with EU state aid...