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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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Danish Prime Minister #Rasmussen: ‘Future of EU depends on how it solves today’s challenges’

Danish Prime Minister #Rasmussen: ‘Future of EU depends on how it solves today’s challenges’

| November 29, 2018

Danish Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen debated the future of Europe with MEPs© European Union 2018 – EP  Danish Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen debated the future of Europe with MEPs and EU Commission Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis on Wednesday (28 November). Lars Løkke Rasmussen praised the EU for bringing peace to the continent. He went […]

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#DigitalTax – ‘I believe that in 2019 we will see a different solution emerge from the OECD’ Donohoe

#DigitalTax – ‘I believe that in 2019 we will see a different solution emerge from the OECD’ Donohoe

| November 7, 2018

Following the meeting of European Finance Ministers (ECOFIN), Austrian Finance Minister Hartwig Löger said that ministers were still on track to reach a ‘political declaration’ on the EU’s proposal for a digital services tax by the December meeting of the group, writes Catherine Feore.    Löger acknowledges that there were concerns arising from the Commission’s proposal and that further […]

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#Denmark commits to joining #EuroHPC Joint Undertaking

#Denmark commits to joining #EuroHPC Joint Undertaking

| September 27, 2018

Related topics High-Performance Computing Denmark has announced that it will become a founding member of the EuroHPC Joint Undertaking. Denmark has confirmed its commitments towards the European Joint Undertaking for High Performance Computing (EuroHPC JU), with the firm intention of joining this legal entity once it is formally adopted by the Council of the European […]

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State aid: Commission approves three support measures for #RenewableEnergy in #Denmark

State aid: Commission approves three support measures for #RenewableEnergy in #Denmark

| August 20, 2018

The European Commission has approved under EU state aid rules three schemes to support electricity production from wind and solar in Denmark in 2018 and 2019: (i) a multi-technology tender scheme for onshore and offshore wind turbines and solar installations, with a budget of DKK 842 million (€112m). The beneficiaries of the aid will be […]

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