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EU no longer taking a naive stance on #Globalization

EU no longer taking a naive stance on #Globalization

| February 15, 2019

“If the EU wants to maintain a favourable environment for investment, which is a source of growth, jobs and innovation, it must also protect key European assets against investments that would harm the interests of its Member States. This will now be possible!” said Franck Proust MEP following the adoption of his Report which plans […]

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New EU rules on #Broadcasts protect #EuropeanCreativity

New EU rules on #Broadcasts protect #EuropeanCreativity

| January 25, 2019

The European Parliament’s Legal Affairs Committee have endorsed the changes to the so-called SatCab Directive. “The trilogue agreement with Council approved today is a significant victory for the EPP Group. We managed to keep a balance between the interests of internet users while at the same time protecting the European film industry. Cultural diversity and […]

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#EPP wants €6.5 billion for #SMEs and #SingleMarket

#EPP wants €6.5 billion for #SMEs and #SingleMarket

| January 24, 2019

For the next long-term EU budget 2021-2027, MEPs want €6.5 billion allocated through the Single Market Programme for consumer protection and Europe’s SMEs, as adopted in the Internal Market and Consumer Protection Committee. “The new Single Market Programme is going to be a very important tool to support the competitiveness of our industries, particularly SMEs. […]

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Organic and safe #Fertilizers in the EU

Organic and safe #Fertilizers in the EU

| January 24, 2019

Internal Market and Consumer Protection Committee members has endorsed a deal struck with the Council on the new rules for placing fertilizing products on the EU market. The existing EU rules currently do not cover all types of fertilizers. “This regulation, part of the Circular Economy Package, opens up the internal market for all types […]

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Fair competition in #Bus and #Coach market

Fair competition in #Bus and #Coach market

| January 24, 2019

More choice for consumers, more competition, better control of market abuse: the EPP Group has ensured that passengers and carriers offering national inter-urban routes will benefit from the further liberalization of the European bus and coach markets. The European Parliament’s Transport and Tourism Committee adopted its position on 22 January. “This proposal for international liberalization […]

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Make #EUFinancialMarketSupervision stronger and fit for #Brexit says #EPP

Make #EUFinancialMarketSupervision stronger and fit for #Brexit says #EPP

| January 11, 2019

The European Parliament Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs has adopted by a large cross-party majority a reform of the architecture of the European Financial Market Supervision. “We want the European Financial Market Supervision to be stronger and more efficient and to meet the challenges of Brexit, digitisation and money laundering,” said EPP Group MEP […]

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#CollectiveRedress – A first victory for European consumers

#CollectiveRedress – A first victory for European consumers

| December 7, 2018

Members of the European Parliament’s Legal Affairs Committee have adopted new rules protecting the collective interests of consumers. Until now, consumers in different member states have not had the opportunity to join forces to pursue an appeal through representative action. Once this text is implemented, victims of unfair and illegal commercial practices, such as the […]

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