IEU LEGAL Telegram 15 June 2016



# TAXATION

  • Update: Background brief on the Economic and Financial Affairs Council, 17/06/2016
  • Anti tax avoidance directive
  • Strengthening the banking union
  • Financial transaction tax
  • European Semester
  • Fighting VAT fraud: reverse charge mechanism
  • Money market funds
  • OECD Council approves incorporation of BEPS amendments into the Transfer Pricing Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises and Tax Administrations
  • Reminder: Live OECD Tax Talks

# COMPETITION POLICY

  • Competition: EU Commission publishes 2015 annual report 

# MERGERS

  • Mergers: Commission clears acquisition of Dell's IT Services Business by NTT Data International
  • Mergers: Commission clears acquisition of Continental Bakeries by Goldman Sachs
  • Mergers: Commission clears joint venture by Air Liquide and OMZ in LNG sector
  • Mergers: Commission clears acquisition of ZF TRW's Engineered Fasteners & Components business by Illinois Tool Works
  • Concentrations: la Commission autorise l'acquisition des activités d'affacturage et de crédit-bail de GE Capital par Crédit Mutuel

# OLAF

  • Innovative Investigative Data Cross-Matching Platform set up by OLAF and the World Bank Integrity Vice Presidency - OLAF

# UK REFERENDUM

  • DIW: "Der Brexit würde das Wirtschaftswachstum in Deutschland deutlich dämpfen": Sieben Fragen an Ferdinand Fichtner
  • Corporate Europe Observatory: Bankers win big on UK referendum ballot

# VAT FRAUD

  • EU Council: St 9601 2016 Init VAT: Use of the reverse charge mechanism Presentation by the Commission and exchange of views
  • EP Amendments 1 - 23 - Towards a definitive VAT system and fighting VAT fraud - PE 584.192v01-00 - Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs

# STAFF CHANGES

  • European Commission appoints senior managers in its Legal Service, Secretariat-General and Health department

# EU REGISTERS

# EU CASE LAW

  • CELEX:62010FJ0041(01): Judgment of the Civil Service Tribunal (First Chamber) of 2 June 2016.#Moises Bermejo Garde v European Economic and Social Committee (EESC).#Case F-41/10 RENV.
  • CELEX:62016CO0041: Order of the Court - 8 June 2016#Liu v EUIPO#Case C-41/16 P 

# OFFICIAL JOURNAL C

  • OJ:JOC_2016_214_R_0003: Euro exchange rates 
  • OJ:JOC_2016_214_R_0002: Council Decision of 9 June 2016 appointing a member and alternate members of the Advisory Committee on Safety and Health at Work for Romania 
  • OJ:JOC_2016_214_R_0001: Non-opposition to a notified concentration (Case M.7858 — INEOS/Celanese Assets) (Text with EEA relevance) 
  • OJ:JOC_2016_214_R_0009: Explanatory notes to the Combined Nomenclature of the European Union 
  • OJ:JOC_2016_214_R_0008: Explanatory notes to the Combined Nomenclature of the European Union 
  • OJ:JOC_2016_214_R_0007: Explanatory Notes to the Combined Nomenclature of the European Union 
  • OJ:JOC_2016_214_R_0004: Commission Notice — Interpretative Guidelines on Regulation (EC) No 261/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing common rules on compensation and assistance to passengers in the event of denied boarding and of cancellation or long delay of flights and on Council Regulation (EC) No 2027/97 on air carrier liability in the event of accidents as amended by Regulation (EC) No 889/2002 of the European Parliament and of the Council 
  • OJ:JOC_2016_214_R_0006: Explanatory notes to the Combined Nomenclature of the European Union 
  • OJ:JOC_2016_214_R_0005: Explanatory notes to the Combined Nomenclature of the European Union 
  • OJ:JOC_2016_215_R_0001: Report on budgetary and financial management for the financial year 2015 
  • OJ:JOC_2016_214_A_0001: Directorate-General for Informatics — Vacancy notice for a Director in the Directorate ‘Digital Business Solutions’ (DIGIT.B) (AD 14) Brussels — (Article 29(2) of the Staff Regulations) — COM/2016/10368 

# OFFICIAL JOURNAL L

  • CELEX:32016D0944: Council Decision (EU) 2016/944 of 6 June 2016 on the conclusion of the Cooperation Agreement on a Civil Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) between the European Community and its Member States of the one part, and the Republic of Korea, of the other part 
  • CELEX:32016R0945: Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2016/945 of 14 June 2016 establishing the standard import values for determining the entry price of certain fruit and vegetables 
  • CELEX:32016D0946: Council Decision (EU) 2016/946 of 9 June 2016 establishing provisional measures in the area of international protection for the benefit of Sweden in accordance with Article 9 of Decision (EU) 2015/1523 and Article 9 of Decision (EU) 2015/1601 establishing provisional measures in the area of international protection for the benefit of Italy and Greece 
  • CELEX:32016D0016: Decision (EU) 2016/948 of the European Central Bank of 1 June 2016 on the implementation of the corporate sector purchase programme (ECB/2016/16) 
  • CELEX:32015D1156R(01): The corrigendum does not concern the search language used. 
  • CELEX:32004D0513R(01): The corrigendum does not concern the search language used. 
  • CELEX:32016L0943: Directive (EU) 2016/943 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 8 June 2016 on the protection of undisclosed know-how and business information (trade secrets) against their unlawful acquisition, use and disclosure (Text with EEA relevance) 
  • CELEX:32016D0947: Council Decision (CFSP) 2016/947 of 14 June 2016 amending Joint Action 2008/124/CFSP on the European Union Rule of Law Mission in Kosovo (This designation is without prejudice to positions on status, and is in line with UNSCR 1244(1999) and the ICJ Opinion on the Kosovo declaration of independence.) (EULEX Kosovo) 
  • CELEX:32013D0233R(02): The corrigendum does not concern the search language used. 
  • CELEX:32016R0919: Commission Regulation (EU) 2016/919 of 27 May 2016 on the technical specification for interoperability relating to the ‘control-command and signalling’ subsystems of the rail system in the European Union (Text with EEA relevance) 

# EU PARLIAMENT

  • Draft agenda - Tuesday, 21 June 2016 - PE 584.265v01-00 - Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs
  • Latest news - The role of European Union in international organisations - Committee on Constitutional Affairs

# EU COUNCIL

  • St 10102 2016 Add 1 Adoption of a Council Decision on the Conclusion, on Behalf of the European Union, of the Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products to the World Health Organisation’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, in so far as the Provisions of the Protocol Which Do Not Fall under Title V of Part III of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union are Concerned - Statement by the United Kingdom
  • St 10104 2016 Add 1 Adoption of a Council Decision on the Conclusion, on Behalf of the European Union, of the Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products to the World Health Organisation’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, in so far as the Provisions of the Protocol Which Fall under Title V of Part III of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union are Concerned - Statement by the United Kingdom
  • St 9529 2016 Init Directive 2014/95/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 22 October 2014 amending Directive 2013/34/EU as regards disclosure of non-financial and diversity information by certain large undertakings and groups
  • St 9544 2016 Cor 1 Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive 96/71/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 December 1996 concerning the posting of workers in the framework of the provision of services - Possibility to introduce a conflict-of-law rule in the Posting of Workers Directive
  • St 9943 2016 Init REGULATION OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL amending Regulation (EU) No 258/2014 establishing a Union Programme to support specific activities in the field of financial reporting and auditing for the period of 2014-20 - Preparation informal trilogue
  • St 9967 2016 Init Nomination of the President of the Board of the European Financial Reporting Advisory Group (EFRAG) - Approval of a letter to the European Commission
  • Cm 3147 2016 Init Friends of Presidency (COPEN - EPPO) - Judicial review
  • Cm 3150 2016 Init Strategic Committee on Immigration, Frontiers and Asylum (SCIFA)
  • Pe 22 2016 Init REGULATION OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL on the transfer to the General Court of jurisdiction at first instance in disputes between the European Union and its servants
  • St 10185 2016 Cor 1 2590th meeting of the PERMANENT REPRESENTATIVES COMMITTEE (Part 1)
  • St 10238 2016 Init 2590th meeting of the PERMANENT REPRESENTATIVES COMMITTEE (Part 2)
  • St 9833 2016 Init 2587th meeting of the PERMANENT REPRESENTATIVES COMMITTEE held in Brussels on 24 and 25 May 2016
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