IP/18/3921  24-05-2018 - Antitrust: Commission imposes binding obligations on Gazprom to enable free flow of gas at competitive prices in Central and Eastern European gas markets 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 24 May 2018 The European Commission has adopted a decision imposing on Gazprom a set of obligations that address the Commission's competition concerns and enable the free flow of gas at competitive prices in Central and Eastern European gas markets, to the benefit of...
IP/18/3833  24-05-2018 - Cohesion policy beyond 2020: new Commission initiative helps Member States and regions improve the management of EU funds 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 24 May 2018 The Commission has selected five national and regional authorities in Greece, Poland, Spain, Croatia and Bulgaria to participate in a new pilot action on good governance and administrative capacity-building.
IP/18/3731  24-05-2018 - Consumer Financial Services: stronger insurance rules to protect victims of motor vehicle accidents 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 24 May 2018 The European Commission is today proposing to strengthen EU rules on motor insurance to better protect victims of motor vehicle accidents and improve the rights of insurance policyholders.
IP/18/3729  24-05-2018 - Sustainable finance: Making the financial sector a powerful actor in fighting climate change 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 24 May 2018 The Commission is today delivering the first concrete actions to enable the EU financial sector to lead the way to a greener and cleaner economy. Today's proposals confirm Europe's commitment to be the global leader in fighting climate change and implement...
IP/18/3727  24-05-2018 - Capital Markets Union: Making it easier for smaller businesses to get financing through capital markets 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 24 May 2018 The Commission has today proposed new rules to give small and medium enterprises (SMEs) better access to financing through public markets. Part of the EU's Capital Markets Union (CMU) agenda, today's initiative should help EU companies to tap market-based funding more...
IP/18/3725  24-05-2018 - Financial Union: Commission launches risk reduction proposal to enable sovereign bond-backed securities 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 24 May 2018 The Commission is today proposing new rules that will allow market-led solutions to support further integration and diversification within Europe's financial sector, leading to a stronger and more resilient Economic and Monetary Union.
MEMO/18/3732  24-05-2018 - Frequently asked questions: Commission proposal to amend the Motor Insurance Directive 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 24 May 2018 What is the Motor Insurance Directive and why is it important? The current Motor Insurance Directive (MID), a consolidation of five earlier Directives, the first of which dates back to 1972, enables seamless travel within the EU by EU residents with...
MEMO/18/3730  24-05-2018 - Frequently asked questions: Commission proposals on financing sustainable growth 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 24 May 2018 Why is there a need for an EU-wide strategy on sustainable finance? The signature of the Paris Agreement on 12 December 2015 and the adoption of the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development on 25 September 2015 marked a shift in...
MEMO/18/3728  24-05-2018 - Frequently asked questions: Easier access to financing for smaller businesses through capital markets 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 24 May 2018 What is the Commission proposing and why? A core aim of the Capital Markets Union is to give better access to market-based sources of financing for EU companies at each stage of their development.
MEMO/18/3726  24-05-2018 - Frequently asked questions: Enabling framework for sovereign bond-backed securities 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 24 May 2018 What are SBBS and why would they be a helpful addition to the financial landscape? According to the criteria outlined in the Commission proposal, sovereign bond-backed securities (SBBS) would take the form of low-risk liquid assets backed by a pre-defined pool...