Archive pour juillet 2019

State aid: Commission approves support for six offshore wind farms in France

Samedi 27 juillet 2019

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 26 July 2019 The European Commission has found support to six large offshore wind farms in French territorial waters to be in line with EU State aid rules. The measures will help France reduce CO2 emissions, in line with EU energy and climate goals,…
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Commission takes Hungary to Court for criminalising activities in support of asylum seekers and opens new infringement for non-provision of food in transit zones

Vendredi 26 juillet 2019

European - Press release Commission Brussels, 25 July 2019 Today, the European Commission decided to refer Hungary to the Court of Justice of the EU concerning legislation that criminalises activities in support of asylum applications and further restricts the right to request asylum.
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Data protection: Commission decides to refer Greece and Spain to the Court for not transposing EU law

Vendredi 26 juillet 2019

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 25 July 2019 The European Commission decided today to refer Greece and Spain to the Court of Justice of the EU for failing to transpose the EU rules on personal data protection (the Data Protection Law Enforcement Directive, Directive (EU) 2016/680).
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Commission refers Austria to Court over the certification of train drivers

Vendredi 26 juillet 2019

European - Press release Commission Brussels, 25 July 2019 The European Commission decided today to refer Austria to the Court of Justice of the EU for failing to comply with European rules on the certification of train drivers (Directive 2007/59/EC).
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Taxation: Commission refers Belgium to the Court due to its tax treatment of taxpayers investing in property abroad

Vendredi 26 juillet 2019

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 25 July 2019 Today the Commission decided to refer Belgium to the Court of Justice of the EU for its failure to properly implement rules related to the calculation of rental income.
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Taxation: Commission refers Germany to the Court for its failure to apply EU rules on VAT for farmers

Vendredi 26 juillet 2019

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 25 July 2019 Today the Commission has decided to refer Germany to the Court of Justice of the EU for not applying the EU Value Added Tax (VAT) scheme for farmers correctly. Under current EU rules, Member States can apply a flat-rate VAT scheme…
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Commission takes further steps to end illegal tax breaks in the Italian and Cypriot yacht industries

Vendredi 26 juillet 2019

European - Press release Commission Brussels, 25 July 2019 The Commission is today taking further steps to end illegal tax breaks in the yacht industries of Italy and Cyprus, first brought to light in the Paradise Papers leaks.
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Ebola: EU provides an additional €30 million to tackle the outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Vendredi 26 juillet 2019

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 25 July 2019 The EU is contributing a further €30 million in humanitarian funding for Ebola response in efforts in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The second deadliest Ebola outbreak on record has claimed so far more than 1,700 lives in a country already…
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EU-U.S. trade talks – one year on, Commission presents progress report

Vendredi 26 juillet 2019

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 25 July 2019 Today marks the first anniversary of the Joint Statement by President Juncker and President Trump, which launched the new phase in the relationship between the United States and the European Union.
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Antitrust: Commission closes proceedings against Slovak rail company ZSSK related to an inspection

Vendredi 26 juillet 2019

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 25 July 2019 On 25 September 2018, the European Commission sent a Statement of Objections to the Slovak rail company ZSSK. The Commission informed ZSSK about its preliminary view that the company obstructed an inspection conducted in June 2016 under the antitrust Regulation 1/2003,by…
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