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Investment Plan supports #CleanEnergyProjects in Spain and Austria  

Investment Plan supports #CleanEnergyProjects in Spain and Austria  

| June 29, 2020

The European Investment Bank (EIB) is providing finance to two clean energy projects: a solar energy plant in Spain and two wind farms in Austria. Both financing deals are backed by the European Fund for Strategic Investments. The first is a €43.5 million agreement to build and operate the 200 MWp Cabrera photovoltaic solar plant, the largest plant […]

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Foreign takeovers in #COVID-19 crisis: MEPs push for level-playing field

Foreign takeovers in #COVID-19 crisis: MEPs push for level-playing field

| June 26, 2020

The coronavirus crisis leaves EU companies vulnerable to subsidized foreign competitors. Fair competition rules should apply to everyone, insist MEPs. ©Sveta/Adobe Stock In a plenary debate on 17 June, MEPs expressed concerns that foreign companies receiving subsidies from their governments may try to gain a competitive edge on European companies or even buy them out […]

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#DigitalFinance – Commission holds closing pan-European conference following outreach events

#DigitalFinance – Commission holds closing pan-European conference following outreach events

| June 24, 2020

The European Commission hosted the closing conference of the 2020 Digital Finance Outreach (DFO) event in Brussels on 23 June. This conference was the final in a series of 19 national events organized together with member states, which took place from February to June 2020. More than two thousand participants in the areas of Fintech […]

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Commission signs #AviationAgreement with #Japan

Commission signs #AviationAgreement with #Japan

| June 23, 2020

On 22 June, the European Commission and Japan signed an agreement on civil aviation safety, which will further boost the EU’s already strong co-operation with Japan and reinforce the competitiveness of the EU’s aviation industry. This bilateral civil aviation safety agreement (BASA) will support EU manufacturers of aeronautical products to increase their trade and market […]

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#Kazakhstan to resume international flights from mid-June

#Kazakhstan to resume international flights from mid-June

| June 18, 2020

Kazakhstan has reached agreements for reciprocal air travel with six countries Kazakhstan will resume flights to six countries, including some holiday hot-spots, starting from mid-June, the country’s civil aviation committee has said, writes Aybek Nurjanov.  Flights to Turkey, China, South Korea, Thailand, Georgia, and Japan will resume on June 20 in a safe manner, Kazakhstan […]

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European Commission opens unfair practices investigation into #ApplePay

European Commission opens unfair practices investigation into #ApplePay

| June 16, 2020

The European Commission has opened a formal antitrust investigation to assess whether Apple’s conduct in connection with Apple Pay violates EU competition rules. The investigation concerns Apple’s terms, conditions and other measures for integrating Apple Pay in merchant apps and websites on iPhones and iPads, Apple’s limitation of access to the Near Field Communication (NFC) […]

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EU grants €38 million for protection of #CriticalInfrastructure against #CyberThreats

EU grants €38 million for protection of #CriticalInfrastructure against #CyberThreats

| June 16, 2020

The Commission has announced that it is committing more than €38 million, through Horizon 2020, the EU’s research and innovation programme, to support several innovative projects in the field of protection of critical infrastructure against cyber and physical threats and making cities smarter and safer. Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth Commissioner Mariya Gabriel said: […]

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