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#EnergyUnion: The year of engagement

#EnergyUnion: The year of engagement

| November 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Third Report on the State of the Energy Union shows that Europe’s transition to a low-carbon society is becoming the new reality on EU’s ground. Thanks to progress in 2017, the EU is on track to implement the Energy Union project and deliver jobs, growth and investments. Enabling actions are being put in place […]

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Speech by European Parliament President Martin Schulz at European Council Meeting

Speech by European Parliament President Martin Schulz at European Council Meeting

Greece Ladies and gentlemen, We all have been following the negotiations between Greece and its partners very closely this week. The European Parliament hopes, that a compromise will be reached today; one that will keep Greece in the Eurozone and pave the way for improving the sustainability of Greek debt. The Greek people have made […]

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Bailouts and the single market

Bailouts and the single market

By Laure de Hauteclocque New criteria for assessing whether companies in financial difficulty are eligible for state aid have been presented by the Commission. Key changes include making it easier for SMEs to apply for – and obtain – state aid, simplifying the definition of a ‘company in difficulty’ and clarifying the conditions under which […]

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Parliament toughens up anti money-laundering rules

Parliament toughens up anti money-laundering rules

The ultimate owners of companies and trusts would have to be listed in public registers in EU countries, under draft anti money-laundering rules voted by Parliament on Tuesday. The draft law would also require banks, auditors, lawyers, real estate agents and casinos, among others, to be more vigilant about suspicious transactions made by their clients. […]

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