Tag: Denmark

Commissioner Simson in Denmark to discuss #EuropeanEnergyPolicy

Commissioner Simson in Denmark to discuss #EuropeanEnergyPolicy

| February 6, 2020

Energy Commissioner Kadri Simson (pictured) is visiting Denmark on 6 and 7 February as part of the Commission’s drive to promote the European Green Deal and engage with citizens and stakeholders. Ahead of her visit, Commissioner Simson said: “Denmark is at the forefront of the EU’s clean energy transition and is an example for others to follow. I […]

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Commission approves #MaritimeTransportSupport schemes in Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Poland and Sweden

Commission approves #MaritimeTransportSupport schemes in Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Poland and Sweden

| December 17, 2019

The European Commission has approved under EU state aid rules five schemes concerning (a) the introduction of a tonnage tax and seafarer scheme in Estonia, (b) the prolongation of a tonnage tax and seafarer scheme in Cyprus, (c) the introduction of a new seafarer scheme in Poland, (d) the prolongation and extension of a seafarer […]

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Commissioner Schmit in Copenhagen and Stockholm to consult with governments and social partners

Commissioner Schmit in Copenhagen and Stockholm to consult with governments and social partners

| December 12, 2019

Commissioner Nicolas Schmit (pictured), in charge of Jobs and Social Rights, will be in Copenhagen, Denmark today (12 December). He will start his visit at socially innovative company Specialisterne, where he will take part in a discussion on making the European labour market more inclusive. He will then meet with a wide range of interlocutors, […]

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#StateAid – Commission approves prolongation of Danish resolution scheme for small banks

#StateAid – Commission approves prolongation of Danish resolution scheme for small banks

| August 26, 2019

The European Commission has authorized, under EU state aid rules, the prolongation of a Danish resolution scheme for small banks with total assets below €3 billion. It is open to banks that would be found to be in distress by the competent national authorities. The objective of the scheme is to facilitate the work of […]

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Social Democrats win #Denmark elections

Social Democrats win #Denmark elections

| June 7, 2019

General elections were held in Denmark on 5 June to elect all 179 members of the Folketing; 175 in Denmark proper, two in the Faroe Islands and two in Greenland. The elections took place only ten days after the European Parliament elections. The elections resulted in a victory for the “red bloc”, comprising parties that supported the Social Democrats‘ leader Mette Frederiksen as candidate for Prime Minister. The “red […]

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#JunckerPlan supports cultural sector in #Denmark

#JunckerPlan supports cultural sector in #Denmark

| March 1, 2019

The Juncker Plan is backing an agreement in Denmark, where the European Investment Bank (EIB) Group signed an agreement with the public investment fund Vaekstfonden. The agreement aims to provide financing worth €40 million to 80 small and medium businesses active in the creative and cultural sectors such as design, architecture, visual arts and music. […]

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#Danske – European Banking Authority opens investigation into Estonia and Danish anti-money laundering supervisors

#Danske – European Banking Authority opens investigation into Estonia and Danish anti-money laundering supervisors

| February 20, 2019

The European Banking Authority (EBA) have opened a formal investigation into a possible breach of Union law by the Estonian Financial Services Authority (Finantsinspektsioon) and the Danish Financial Services Authority (Finanstilsynet) in connection with money laundering activities linked to Danske Bank and its Estonian branch in particular. The commencement of an investigation follows a letter […]

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