IP/17/86  19-01-2017 - Car rental companies improve treatment of consumers, thanks to EU-wide enforcement 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 19 January 2017 Did you ever book a car online and find out you had to pay more when you get to the rental desk? Did you ever book a car online and find out you had to pay more when you get to...
IP/17/16  10-01-2017 - Commission proposes high level of privacy rules for all electronic communications and updates data protection rules for EU institutions 
European Commission - European - Press release Commission Brussels, 10 January 2017 The Commission is proposing new legislation to ensure stronger privacy in electronic communications, while opening up new business opportunities. The measures presented today aim to update current rules, extending their scope to all electronic communication providers.
MEMO/17/17  10-01-2017 - Digital Single Market – Stronger privacy rules for electronic communications 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 10 January 2017 Questions and Answers Why is the Commission modernising EU digital privacy rules? Since the last revision of the ePrivacy Directive in 2009, electronic communications services have evolved significantly.
MEMO/17/15  10-01-2017 - Digital Single Market – Communication on Exchanging and Protecting Personal Data in a Globalised World Questions and Answers 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 10 January 2017 Questions and Answers What is the Communication on international personal data transfers about? Why now? The reform of EU data protection legislation, adopted in April 2016, puts in place a system that ensures a strong level of protection both inside the...
MEMO/16/4467  21-12-2016 - Security Union: Regulation on the mutual recognition of freezing and confiscation orders – Questions and Answers 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 21 December 2016 Today, the European Commission adopted a proposal on the Today, the European Commission adopted a proposal on the recognition of freezing and confiscation orders across borders.
SPEECH/16/4492  21-12-2016 - Remarks by Commissioners Avramopoulos, Jourová and King at the press conference on terrorism financing, the Schengen Information System and visa reciprocity 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 21 December 2016 Remarks by Commissioner Avramopoulos Dear all, We meet in this press room today in the shadow of the tragic events in Berlin on Monday night, which have deeply shocked and saddened us all.
AGENDA/16/4251  02-12-2016 - Thursday 8 December 2016: EU Internet Forum 
European Commission - European Commission - Upcoming events The news: On 8 December 2016, the Commission will host the second EU Internet Forum bringing together the Commission – with the participation of Commissioners Dimitris Avramopoulos and Julian King - Member States, EUROPOL, the Radicalisation Awareness Network (RAN) and Internet companies.
MEMO/16/4183  01-12-2016 - Questions and Answers on the EU-U.S. Data Protection "Umbrella Agreement" 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 1 December 2016 The EU-US data protection "Umbrella Agreement" puts in place a comprehensive high-level data protection framework for EU-US law enforcement cooperation. What is the EU-US data protection "Umbrella Agreement"? The EU-US data protection "Umbrella Agreement" puts in place a comprehensive high-level data...
STATEMENT/16/4182  01-12-2016 - Statement by Commissioner Věra Jourová on the European Parliament consent vote on the conclusion of the EU-U.S. data protection "Umbrella Agreement" 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Statement Statement Brussels, 1 December 2016  On the occasion of the final vote by the European Parliament on the conclusion of the EU-U.S. Data Protection "Umbrella Agreement", Justice Commissioner Věra Jourová said: "I welcome the strong positive vote of the European Parliament on the conclusion of...
STATEMENT/16/4121  29-11-2016 - Speeches by Commissioners Avramopoulos and Jourová at the 10th European Forum on the rights of the child - The protection of children in migration 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 29 November 2016 Keynote speech by Commissioner Jourová : More protection for refugee and migrant children Dear Dimitris, Honourable Members of Parliament co-chairs of the Intergroup on rights of the child - Ms Corazza Bildt and Ms Chinnici, Distinguished speakers, Ladies and gentlemen, Welcome to...