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.
SPEECH/15/3840  28-01-2015 - Commissioner Elżbieta Bieńkowska's closing speech at 7th Annual European Space Conference 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 28 January 2015 Ladies and gentlemen, It is a pleasure for me to be here. It is also a pleasure to see you all. I am very pleased to see Vice-President Antonio Tajani.
STATEMENT/14/2767  17-12-2014 - Commission welcomes political agreement reached by European Parliament and Council on capping inter-bank fees for card-based payments 
European Commission - European - Statement Commission Strasbourg, 17 December 2014 The European Commission welcomes the political agreement reached today by the European Parliament and the Council on the Commission proposal for a Regulation on Interchange Fees for Card-based Payment Transactions.
SPEECH/14/2349  03-12-2014 - Let's get Europe working: driving a new phase of growth and competitiveness 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 18 November 2014 Elżbieta Bieńkowska - Commissioner for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs Brussels, 18 November 2014, European Voice/The Economist conference "Let's get Europe working: driving a new phase of growth and competitiveness"   Ladies and Gentlemen, It is an...
IP/14/1229  30-10-2014 - European Commission assesses economic consequences of country-by-country reporting requirements set out in Capital Requirements Directive 
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 30 October 2014 European Commission Today the Commission adopted a report containing a general assessment of the economic consequences of country-by-country reporting (CBCR) by banks and investment firms under Article 89 of Directive 2013/36/EU (CRD IV).
IP/14/1228  30-10-2014 - First 'equivalence' decisions for central counterparty regulatory regimes adopted today 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 30 October 2014 The European Commission has today adopted its first 'equivalence' decisions for the regulatory regimes of central counterparties (CCPs) in Australia, Hong Kong, Japan and Singapore.
IP/14/1209  28-10-2014 - Commission welcomes improved situation for clients of car rental companies 
European Commission - European Press release Brussels, 28 October 2014 Commission On 8 August, the European Commission made public a letter sent to the CEOs of six international car rental companies, asking them to end practices preventing consumers from accessing best available prices on the basis of their country of residence (IP/14/917).
STATEMENT/14/336  26-10-2014 - Safer banks serving the economy: the European Commission welcomes the publication of the results of the EU-wide stress test by the European Banking Authority and the comprehensive assessment by the European Central Bank 
European Commission - European Commission Statement Brussels, 26 October 2014 Since the onset of the financial crisis, major improvements in the EU regulatory framework, the level and quality of banks' capital and supervision have considerably strengthened the resilience of European banks.
IP/14/1185  21-10-2014 - European Commission proposes ratification of Marrakesh Treaty to facilitate access to books for visually impaired persons 
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 21 October 2014 European Commission The Commission has today proposed the ratification, on behalf of the European Union, of the Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published Works for Persons who are Blind, Visually Impaired, or otherwise Print Disabled.
MEMO/14/597  21-10-2014 - Delegated Act on ex-ante contributions to the resolution financing arrangements under the Bank Recovery and Resolution Directive (BRRD): Frequently Asked Questions 
European Commission - European Commission MEMO Brussels/Strasbourg, 21 October 2014 1. What are resolution funds and what are they for? The Commission has implemented an ambitious financial regulation agenda (MEMO/14/244) to better regulate, supervise and govern the financial sector so that banks are more resilient to shocks in the future.