IP/14/461  17-04-2014 - New psychoactive substances: European Commission proposal gets green light from the European Parliament 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Strasbourg, 17 April 2014 In its last plenary session before the May 2014 European elections, the European Parliament gave its strong backing (­­507 in favour of the Regulation, 37 against and 33  abstentions) to the Commission's proposal to tackle rapidly emerging new psychoactive substances used as alternatives to illicit drugs...
MEMO/14/303  16-04-2014 - Every euro counts: European Parliament says 'yes' to new rules to fight fraud and euro counterfeiting 
European Commission - European Commission MEMO Brussels, 16 April 2014 The European Parliament plenary has today voted in favour of two initiatives from the European Commission that will help protect the euro against counterfeiting and combat fraud against the EU budget.
MEMO/14/293  16-04-2014 - April infringements package: main decisions 
European Commission - European Commission MEMO Brussels, 16 April 2014 April April In its monthly package of infringement decisions, the European Commission is pursuing legal action against Member States for failing to comply properly with their obligations under EU law.
IP/14/451  15-04-2014 - European Commission sheds light on problems of international families and consults on further action 
European Commission - Press release Strasbourg, 15 April 2014 European Commission A report published by the European Commission today highlights legal problems that international couples (spouses from different nationalities) still face across Europe when they try to resolve cross-border disputes concerning their marriage or the custody of their children.
MEMO/14/308  15-04-2014 - Justice for Growth: European Parliament paves the way for cross-border debt recovery and Europe-wide patent protection 
European Commission - European Commission MEMO Strasbourg, 15 April 2014 Today, the European Parliament voted in plenary to back two initiatives by the European Commission that will cut red tape for companies and contribute to growth in the EU.
MEMO/14/307  15-04-2014 - Justice for Growth: European Parliament paves the way for cross-border debt recovery 
European Commission - European Commission MEMO Strasbourg, 15 April 2014 Today, the European Parliament voted in plenary to back an initiative by the European Commission that will cut red tape for companies and contribute to growth in the EU. The European Account Preservation Order (IP/11/923) (backed by 597 votes for, 33 against and...
SPEECH/14/329  15-04-2014 - Speech: Making sure European area of Justice works for international couples and their children 
European Commission - European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Viviane Reding Vice-President of the European Commission, EU Justice Commissioner Speech: Press conference on launch of information campaign on parental child abduction and child custody with MEP Roberta Angelilli Strasbourg, 15 April 2014 1.
IP/14/424  14-04-2014 - Market abuse: EU enacts criminal sanctions to defend market integrity 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 14 April 2014 The European Commission welcomes today's formal adoption by the Council of its proposal for a Regulation on market abuse (IP/11/1217) and its proposal for a Directive on criminal sanctions for market abuse (IP/11/1218).
IP/14/423  14-04-2014 - Gender equality: EU action triggers steady progress 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 14 April 2014 In 2013 the European Commission continued taking action to improve equality between women and men, including steps to close the gender gaps in employment, pay and pensions discrepancies, to combat violence and to promote equality in decision-making.
IP/14/422  14-04-2014 - Fundamental Rights: Importance of EU Charter grows as citizens stand to benefit 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 14 April 2014 The 4th annual report published today by the European Commission on the application of the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights, shows that the importance and prominence of the EU Charter continues to rise: the Court of Justice of the EU increasingly applies...