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#EIB approves €6 billion backing for business, transport, health and housing investment

#EIB approves €6 billion backing for business, transport, health and housing investment

| November 16, 2018

Hospital patients in France and the Netherlands, commuters in Poland, Spain, France and India, and energy consumers in Bulgaria, Greece and the Gambia will all benefit from investment in new projects approved by the European Investment Bank (EIB). At their monthly meeting in Luxembourg on 13 November the board of the EIB agreed €6 billion […]

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#EIB approves new #ComplaintsMechanism

#EIB approves new #ComplaintsMechanism

| November 16, 2018

On 13 November, the board of the European Investment Bank (EIB) approved a revised Complaints Mechanism policy. This is intended to further improve handling of complaints, strengthen accessibility of the independent Complaints Mechanism and ensure a more timely response.  Following adoption of the revised policy, the EIB will also create a new procedure to handle […]

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#Competition – Registration opens for upcoming conference on competition policy and #Digitization

#Competition – Registration opens for upcoming conference on competition policy and #Digitization

| November 14, 2018

The Commission has opened the registrations for the upcoming conference ‘Shaping competition policy in the era of digitization’, which will take place in Brussels on 17 January 2019. The event will bring together experts to discuss topics such as the role of data and artificial intelligence, the market power of digital platforms and how to […]

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#DigitalSingleMarket – Council adopts new rules on free flow of non-personal data and on audiovisual media services

#DigitalSingleMarket – Council adopts new rules on free flow of non-personal data and on audiovisual media services

| November 13, 2018

The Council of the European Union has adopted the Regulation on the free flow of non-personal data and the new Audiovisual Media Services Directive, signifying the successful accomplishment of two key legislations proposed by the European Commission as part of the Digital Single Market strategy, directly benefiting to citizens and EU businesses.  The Regulation on the free flow of non-personal […]

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Smaller UK factories expect dip in output before #Brexit – #CBI

Smaller UK factories expect dip in output before #Brexit – #CBI

| November 8, 2018

Smaller British manufacturers expect their output to dip for the first time in seven years during the next three months, hurt by sagging order books ahead of Brexit, an industry survey showed on Wednesday (7 November), writes Andy Bruce. Domestic orders flatlined and manufacturers reined in their investment plans, the quarterly survey of small- and […]

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#JunckerPlan – €120 million to prepare future of mobility

#JunckerPlan – €120 million to prepare future of mobility

| November 7, 2018

The European Investment Bank (EIB) is providing Austrian company KTM AG with a €120 million loan to develop its research and innovation activity. This loan is backed by the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI), the heart of the Investment Plan for Europe – the Juncker Plan. KTM will use the fresh financing to strengthen […]

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#Antitrust – Commission closes investigation into #BrusselsAirlines and #TAPAirPortugal codeshare agreement on Brussels-Lisbon route

#Antitrust – Commission closes investigation into #BrusselsAirlines and #TAPAirPortugal codeshare agreement on Brussels-Lisbon route

| November 1, 2018

The European Commission has decided to close its antitrust investigation into a codeshare agreement between Brussels Airlines and TAP Air Portugal relating to the Brussels-Lisbon route, which the Commission was carrying out on its own initiative. On 27 October 2016, the Commission adopted a Statement of Objections against the two airlines, raising preliminary concerns that […]

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