Archive pour décembre 2018

Q&A on the entry into force of the Anti-Tax Avoidance Directive

Lundi 31 décembre 2018

European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 30 December 2018 How will the Anti-Tax Avoidance Directive help to ensure profits are effectively taxed? Some companies exploit the differences in Member States’ rules to minimise their tax bills by shifting profits within the EU.
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New EU rules to eliminate the main loopholes used in corporate tax avoidance come into force on 1 January

Lundi 31 décembre 2018

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 30 December 2018 The Commission welcomes the entry into force of new rules to eliminate the most common corporate tax avoidance practices. As of 1 January 2019, all Member States shall apply new legally binding anti-abuse measures that target the main forms of tax…
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Capital Markets Union: Common EU rules on securitisation will apply as of 1 January

Lundi 31 décembre 2018

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 30 December 2018 New rules to revive the EU’s securitisation market will lead to more investment opportunities and increased lending to households and businesses. The new harmonised securitisation rules, which will apply as of 1 January, are an important building block of the Capital…
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Euro celebrates its 20th birthday

Lundi 31 décembre 2018

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 31 December 2018 The euro, Europe’s common currency, turns 20 on 1 January 2019. Exactly 20 years ago, on 1 January 1999, 11 EU countries launched a common currency, the euro, and introduced a shared monetary policy under the European Central Bank.
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Security Union: new rules on reinforced Schengen Information System enter into force

Samedi 29 décembre 2018

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 28 December 2018 New rules to strengthen the Schengen Information System (SIS) – proposed by the Commission in December 2016 and adopted earlier this year – are entering into force today.
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Statement by President Juncker on the incident in a coalmine in Czechia

Samedi 22 décembre 2018

European Commission - Statement Brussels, 21 December 2018 It is with great sadness that I learned of the tragic incident in a coalmine in Czechia, which claimed the lives of eleven Polish and two Czech miners.  My thoughts go out to the families of the victims, to the…
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Daily News 21 / 12 / 2018

Samedi 22 décembre 2018

European Commission - Daily News Daily News 21 / 12 / 2018 Brussels, 21 December 2018 Autumn 2018 Standard Eurobarometer: Positive image of the EU prevails ahead of the European elections A new Eurobarometer survey released today shows that the number of Europeans who have a positive image of the…
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Autumn 2018 Standard Eurobarometer: Positive image of the EU prevails ahead of the European elections

Samedi 22 décembre 2018

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 21 December 2018 According to a new Eurobarometer survey released today, for the first time, a majority of Europeans think that their voice counts in the EU. The number of Europeans who have a positive image of the EU increases.
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EU mobilises additional €5 million for Burundi regional refugee crisis

Samedi 22 décembre 2018

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 21 December 2018 The Commission has allocated additional €5 million to address the urgent needs of Burundian refugees living in neighbouring countries. For 2018, the EU’s total humanitarian response to the Burundi regional refugee crisis therefore amounts to €13 million.
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Internet use in the EU, 2018 – digitalisation at work - 16% of employed internet users reported changes in their job tasks due to new software or computerised equipment

Vendredi 21 décembre 2018

European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 20 December 2018 At the beginning of 2018, 87% of people in the European Union (EU), aged between 16 and 74 years, had used internet at least once in the last twelve months. Of those internet users that were employed, 71% reported using computers, laptops,…
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