SPEECH/15/5245  23-06-2015 - Empowering our businesses to adapt and grow: a new approach to European industrial competitiveness 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] 23 June 2015 Elżbieta Bieńkowska – Commissioner for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs Brussels, European Parliament - Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE) Chairman Buzek, Honourable Members, when I stood before you for my nomination hearing, I made a promise...
IP/15/5199  18-06-2015 - Commission launches infringement procedures against six Member States for lack of compliance with the Services Directive in the area of regulated professions 
European Commission - European - Press release Commission Brussels, 18 June 2015 The European Commission is launching infringement procedures against Austria, Cyprus, Germany, Malta, Poland and Spain on the grounds that their national rules include excessive and unjustified obstacles in the area of professional services.
IP/15/5149  10-06-2015 - EU increases investment and business cooperation with Latin America and the Caribbean 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 10 June 2015 The European Commission has today announced €118 million of new support for Latin America and the Caribbean, to increase EU investment and business cooperation in the region.
MEMO/15/5152  10-06-2015 - EU-CELAC Business Summit: new programmes to increase cooperation between the two regions 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 10 June 2015 EU-CELAC Business Summit heralds new funding for regional development   Commercial ties between the European Union and Latin America and the Caribbean have doubled over the last decade boosting exports and jobs.
IP/15/4947  08-05-2015 - EU sets out path for ambitious European cooperation in defence and security 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 08 May 2015 The European Commission and the High Representative have just given new impetus to making Europe a stronger actor in security and defence matters. This is also in line with President Juncker's political guidelines.
IP/15/4876  29-04-2015 - Internal Market: Nationality requirement for notaries: Commission takes HUNGARY to Court to ensure non-discrimination 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 29 April 2015 The European Commission has decided to take Hungary to the Court of Justice of the European Union because the country only allows Hungarian nationals to take up and practice the profession of notary in Hungary, thus excluding nationals from other Member...
IP/15/4823  21-04-2015 - European Parliament and EU Council back European Commission trade mark reform package 
European Commission - Commission - Press release European Brussels, 21 April 2015 After two years of inter-institutional discussions, the Commission, the European Parliament and the Council have reached today in so-called "trilogue discussions" provisional political agreement on the trade mark reform package.
MEMO/15/4824  21-04-2015 - Package to modernise the European Trade Mark System – Frequently Asked Questions 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 21 April 2015 See also IP/15/4823 I. What are trade marks, how do they work?     1. What is a trade mark and what are its functions? Legally speaking, a trade mark is a sign which serves to distinguish the goods and services of...
SPEECH/15/4691  26-03-2015 - "Making the Single Market work for Europe's citizens and businesses" 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Riga, 26 March 2015 Elżbieta Bieńkowska - Commissioner for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs Single Market Forum Introduction: we need to put Europe back to work Minister, Madam Chair, Ladies and gentlemen, This forum brings to an end a series of...
IP/15/4444  26-02-2015 - Commission takes Germany to Court to remove trade barriers for pyrotechnic goods 
European Commission - European - Press release Commission Brussels, 26 February 2015 The European Commission has decided to refer Germany to the EU Court of Justice as national rules for pyrotechnic goods, which include fireworks, do not comply with EU law.