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#EUBudget for 2021-2027: Commission welcomes preliminary agreement on #InvestEU

#EUBudget for 2021-2027: Commission welcomes preliminary agreement on #InvestEU

| March 22, 2019

The European Commission welcomes the preliminary agreement on InvestEU, the proposed programme to boost private and public investment in Europe in the next long-term EU budget 2021-2027. This agreement between the European Parliament, member states and the Commission is a crucial step towards the creation of the InvestEU programme, which will bring together under one roof […]

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#Brexit – EU-27 reject May’s proposal, but offer two alternative scenarios

#Brexit – EU-27 reject May’s proposal, but offer two alternative scenarios

| March 22, 2019

Following this evenings (21 March) prolonged discussions on the UK’s request for a three month extension to Article 50, President of the European Council Donald Tusk announced that the EU-27 agreed to two scenarios, writes Catherine Feore. In the first scenario, if the UK adopts the Withdrawal Agreement next week, the EU-27 will then allow […]

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Steps UK government is taking to make sure travel and commerce remain unaffected after #Brexit

Steps UK government is taking to make sure travel and commerce remain unaffected after #Brexit

| March 21, 2019

After Brexit, there’s a good chance that many Brits will still want to travel to and from Europe for holidays and business. If the UK leaves without a deal, then the rules are likely to change somewhat. However, the government is trying to ensure that UK nationals’ and UK business’ working conditions aren’t impacted. The […]

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Fairer and clearer rules on #SocialBenefits for #EUMobileWorkers agreed

Fairer and clearer rules on #SocialBenefits for #EUMobileWorkers agreed

| March 21, 2019

New rules aim to ensure access to social security for EU workers who have moved to a different EU country, while fairly distributing obligations among member states. An agreement on modernized rules to co-ordinate national social security systems was reached by Employment Committee negotiators and EU ministers on Tuesday (19 March). The new rules focus […]

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#ParliamentMagazine – MEP Sajjad Karim to attend prestigious awards ceremony as EU International Trade nominee

#ParliamentMagazine – MEP Sajjad Karim to attend prestigious awards ceremony as EU International Trade nominee

| March 20, 2019

Trade Chief MEP Sajjad Karim (pictured) is attending the Parliament Magazine’s MEP Awards ceremony as the EU International Trade Award nominee. Dr. Karim – who chairs the European Parliament’s South Asia Trade Monitoring Committee – is nominated for an outstanding achievement award, recognizing his extensive work on EU International Trade, including EU-Pakistan trade achievements and will be […]

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#Non-PerformingLoans – Banks need to mitigate risk of potential losses

#Non-PerformingLoans – Banks need to mitigate risk of potential losses

| March 20, 2019

Parliament has adopted new EU rules for standard minimum coverage of bad loans. Measures to mitigate the risk of possible, future, non-performing loans (NPLs) accumulating due to the recessions brought about by the 2008 financial crisis were approved by the Parliament, with 426 votes to 151 and 22 abstentions. They will help strengthen the Banking […]

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#Brexit – ‘If there is a solution to the current impasse, it can only be found in London’ Ciamba

#Brexit – ‘If there is a solution to the current impasse, it can only be found in London’ Ciamba

| March 19, 2019

Following today’s (19 March) with Europe Ministers, the EU’s Chief Brexit Negotiator Michel Barnier said the UK needs to make choices. Should Prime Minister May request an extension, Barnier said that the 27 EU leaders will consider the reason for and usefulness of an extension, writes Catherine Feore. Ministers said that leaders will need a […]

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