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#Brexit – It takes two to tango – time for the UK to live up to ambitious timetableIt takes two to tango: Time for the UK to live up to ambitious timetable

#Brexit – It takes two to tango – time for the UK to live up to ambitious timetableIt takes two to tango: Time for the UK to live up to ambitious timetable

| May 27, 2020

“As the third round of negotiations on the EU-UK future partnership takes off, the EPP Group is worried by the lack of progress and calls on the UK government to engage constructively in all areas of the negotiations,” said Christophe Hansen MEP, the European Parliament’s negotiator of the post-Brexit agreement. “It takes two to tango. […]

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#NextGenerationEU – Europe’s moment: Repair and prepare for the next generation

#NextGenerationEU – Europe’s moment: Repair and prepare for the next generation

| May 27, 2020

Today (27 May), the European Commission has put forward its proposal for a major recovery plan. To ensure the recovery is sustainable, even, inclusive and fair for all member states, the European Commission is proposing to create a new recovery instrument, Next Generation EU, embedded within a powerful, modern and revamped long-term EU budget. The Commission […]

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#EIB Board approves €25 billion Pan-European Guarantee Fund to respond to #COVID-19 crisis

#EIB Board approves €25 billion Pan-European Guarantee Fund to respond to #COVID-19 crisis

| May 27, 2020

©Getty Images The Board of Directors of the European Investment Bank (EIB) has today (27 May) agreed on the structure and business approach of the new Pan-European Guarantee Fund (EGF) to tackle the economic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Fund was endorsed by the European Council on 23 April as part of the overall […]

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#Coronavirus – EU Industry steps in to protect European citizens

#Coronavirus – EU Industry steps in to protect European citizens

| May 27, 2020

European companies have responded quickly to this crisis. They have shown extraordinary solidarity to face the pandemic together in order to protect the health of the European citizens. Many companies across Europe retooled and revamped their production to meet the demand for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), disinfectants and medical devices. On 26 May, the Commission […]

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#Coronavirus – Following Commission’s call, platforms remove millions of misleading ads

#Coronavirus – Following Commission’s call, platforms remove millions of misleading ads

| May 27, 2020

As part of its commitment to protect consumers online, the European Commission has co-ordinated a screening (‘sweep’) of websites, with the aim of finding out where consumers in the EU are being subjected to content promoting false claims or scam products in the context of the coronavirus. The results show that, following the Commission’s call, […]

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Investment plan in Spain: €200 million financing for #Gestamp to develop greener cars

Investment plan in Spain: €200 million financing for #Gestamp to develop greener cars

| May 27, 2020

The European Investment Bank (EIB) is providing €200 million to Spanish company Gestamp to invest in its research and development programme. The financing is guaranteed by the European Fund for Strategic Investments. Gestamp, which employs some 43,000 personnel, will use the financial support to develop safer, lighter vehicles with lower emissions. The R&D activities will […]

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#CapitalMarketsUnion – Commission launches public consultation on the protection and facilitation of investment within the EU

#CapitalMarketsUnion – Commission launches public consultation on the protection and facilitation of investment within the EU

| May 27, 2020

On 26 May, the European Commission launched a public consultation on the protection and facilitation of cross-border investment within the EU. Private investment is essential to finance Europe’s economy and businesses. It contributes to the creation of jobs and to the diversification of services and products in our Single Market. Mobilizing private funding will be […]

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