IEU LEGAL Telegram 31 May 2016


# EU US JUSTICE COOPERATION

  • EU Commissioners Avramopoulos and Jourová to participate in the EU-US Justice and Home Affairs Ministerial meeting  
  • EU Commission: Answer - EU-US Privacy Shield - E-001113/2016 

# TRANSPARENCY

  • Reply from the Eurogroup President to the European Ombudsman's letter on Eurogroup transparency
  • GREENS/EFA: European Commissions reforms Expert Groups - But transparency remains optional
  • LobbyControl-Studie: Anwaltskanzleien boykottieren EU-Transparenzregister
  • VoteWatch Europe: What makes an MEP influential? Weigh the importance of his/her positions and activities 
  • ÖGfE Policy Briefs - Neu: "Gelingt nunmehr die verpflichtende Erfassung von Lobbying-Aktivitäten in der EU? Konsultation der europäischen Öffentlichkeit zur Umgestaltung des Transparenzregisters"
  • Österreichs Bundesrat zu EU-Kommissionsplänen zur verpflichtenden Registrierung der Lobbyarbeit

# MERGERS

  • Mergers: Commission clears the acquisition of Calypso Technology by Bridgepoint and Summit Partners
  • Mergers: Commission clears acquisition of joint control of Evertree by Avril, Bpifrance and Biopolymer Technologies
  • Mergers: Commission clears acquisitionof joint control of Eurolife by Fairfax and OPG
  • Mergers: Commission clears joint venture between RCI Banque and Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria Colombia

# POSTING OF WORKERS

  • St 9600 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 [doc. 6987/16 SOC 144 EMPL 97 MI 142 COMPET 118 CODEC 279 - COM(2016) 128 final] - Opinion on the application of the Principles of Subsidiarity and Proport
  • St 8411 2016 Init Directive 2014/66/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 15 May 2014 on the conditions of entry and residence of third-country nationals in the framework of an intra-corporate transfer
  • Österreich - EU-Unterausschuss: Vorbehalte gegen Anti-Lohndumping-Initiative der Kommission

# AUDIT

  • The Commission services published an additional 'questions and answers' document to help facilitate the transition to the new EU rules on statutory audit

# MONEY LAUNDERING

  • Eurojust coordinates cross-border action against money laundering network
  • EU Commission: Answer - Action plan to step up the fight against terrorist financing - E-001749/2016  

# ONLINE HATE SPEECH

  • European Commission and IT Companies announce Code of Conduct on illegal online hate speech
  • EU Commission: Answer - Tackling hate speech arising from homophobia and transphobia in Europe: the need for EU-level legal protection - E-001713/2016  

# OLAF

  • OLAF curbs cross-border fraud and closes record number of investigations in 2015 - European Anti-Fraud Office
  • EP Presentation of the OLAF Report 2015 - Committee on Budgetary Control
  • Kommentar der EU-Abgeordneten  Gräßle (EVP/CDU) zum OLAF-Jahresbericht 2015
  • S&D President Pittella: OLAF has clearly increased its effectiveness in safeguarding EU citizens' money
  • EFDD: £670 million of EU spending was lost to fraud last year. OLAF report 

# REFIT

  • EP JURI Workshop: The Future of European Company Law - 14-06-2016 - Committee on Legal Affairs  
  • EESC calls for an EU political decision-making process, protected from bureaucratisation

# JURI COMMITTEE

  • EP JURI Draft agenda - Monday, 13 June 2016 - Tuesday, 14 June 2016 - PE 584.013v01-00 - Committee on Legal Affairs
  • EP JURI: Motion for a resolution for an open, efficient and independent European Union administration - B8-2016-0685
  • EP JURI Publications: Timetables - Committee on Legal Affairs

# CIVIL PROCEDURE

  • Updated: JURI Workshop - Common minimum standards of civil procedure - 15-06-2016 - Committee on Legal Affairs

# EU OMBUDSMAN

  • Decision of the European Ombudsman closing the inquiry into complaint 2041/2014/DK against the European Commission regarding transfer of pension rights
  • # CJEU
  • ‘Info rapide’ (resumé) of the Advocate General’s Opinion on Rosneft
  • In the view of Advocate General Kokott, a ban on wearing headscarves in companies may be admissible
  • Kurzinfo zu EuGH-Urteil zu Fernsehern in Reha-Zentren
  • Kurzinfo zu Schlussanträgen zur Asylverweigerung wegen Beteiligung an terroristischer Vereinigung

# EU REGISTERS

# EU CASE LAW

  • CELEX:62016CO0063: Order of the Court - 24 May 2016#Actega Terra v EUIPO#Case C-63/16 P

# OFFICIAL JOURNAL C

  • OJ:JOC_2016_193_R_0002: Resolution by the Euronest Parliamentary Assembly on EU multiannual financial perspectives and their impact on economic cooperation among Eastern Partnership countries
  • OJ:JOC_2016_193_R_0005: Resolution of the Euronest Parliamentary Assembly on the Nadiya Savchenko case
  • OJ:JOC_2016_193_R_0004: Resolution by the Euronest Parliamentary Assembly on the mutual recognition of professional qualifications, work experience and university diplomas within the Bologna process
  • OJ:JOC_2016_193_R_0001: Resolution by the Euronest Parliamentary Assembly on Common positions and concerns of the EU Member States and Eastern European partner countries over foreign policies and external threats to their security
  • OJ:JOC_2016_193_R_0003: Resolution by the Euronest Parliamentary Assembly on policy development on unconventional gas and potential impact on energy markets in the EU and the Eastern European partner countries
  • OJ:JOC_2016_192_R_0005: Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.8045 — Boskalis/Volker Wessels Offshore Business) — Candidate case for simplified procedure (Text with EEA relevance)
  • OJ:JOC_2016_192_R_0001: Non-opposition to a notified concentration (Case M.8001 — Pillarstone/Sirti) (Text with EEA relevance)
  • OJ:JOC_2016_192_R_0004: Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.7902 — Marriott International/Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide) (Text with EEA relevance)
  • OJ:JOC_2016_192_R_0002: Euro exchange rates
  • OJ:JOC_2016_192_R_0003: Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.7893 — Plastic Omnium/Faurecia Automotive Exterior Business) (Text with EEA relevance)
  • OJ:JOC_2016_192_A_0001: This document does not exist in your search language.

# OFFICIAL JOURNAL L

  • OJ:JOL_2016_142_R_0007: Decision No 1/2016 of the EU-EFTA Joint Committee on common transit of 28 April 2016 amending the Convention of 20 May 1987 on a common transit procedure [2016/858]
  • OJ:JOL_2016_142_R_0005: Council Directive (EU) 2016/856 of 25 May 2016 amending Directive 2006/112/EC on the common system of value added tax, as regards the duration of the obligation to respect a minimum standard rate
  • OJ:JOL_2016_142_R_0006: Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2016/857 of 27 May 2016 amending the Annex to Implementing Decision 2014/709/EU concerning animal health control measures relating to African swine fever in certain Member States, as regards the entries for Latvia (notified under document C(2016) 3128) (Text with EEA relevance)
  • OJ:JOL_2016_142_R_0003: Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2016/854 of 30 May 2016 authorising certain health claims made on foods, other than those referring to the reduction of disease risk and to children's development and health and amending Regulation (EU) No 432/2012 (Text with EEA relevance)
  • OJ:JOL_2016_142_R_0004: Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2016/855 of 30 May 2016 establishing the standard import values for determining the entry price of certain fruit and vegetables
  • OJ:JOL_2016_142_R_0002: Council Decision (EU) 2016/853 of 12 May 2016 on the signing, on behalf of the European Union and its Member States, of a Protocol to the Partnership and Cooperation Agreement establishing a partnership between the European Communities and their Member States, of the one part, and Turkmenistan, of the other part, to take account of the accession of the Republic of Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, the Republic of Estonia, the Republic of Croatia, the Republic of Cyprus, the Republic of Latvia, the Republic of Lithuania, Hungary, the Republic of Malta, the Republic of Poland, Romania, the Republic of Slovenia and the Slovak Republic to the European Union
  • OJ:JOL_2016_142_R_0001: Council Decision (Euratom) 2016/852 of 12 May 2016 approving the conclusion, by the European Commission, on behalf of the European Atomic Energy Community, of a Protocol to the Partnership and Cooperation Agreement establishing a partnership between the European Communities and their Member States, of the one part, and Turkmenistan, of the other part, to take account of the accession of the Republic of Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, the Republic of Estonia, the Republic of Croatia, the Republic of Cyprus, the Republic of Latvia, the Republic of Lithuania, Hungary, the Republic of Malta, the Republic of Poland, Romania, the Republic of Slovenia and the Slovak Republic to the European Union
  • OJ:JOL_2016_142_R_0010: This document does not exist in your search language.
  • OJ:JOL_2016_142_R_0008: This document does not exist in your search language.
  • OJ:JOL_2016_142_R_0009: This document does not exist in your search language.
  • OJ:JOL_2016_142_R_0011: This document does not exist in your search language.
  • OJ:JOL_2016_143_R_0001: Definitive adoption (EU, Euratom) 2016/836 of Amending budget No 1 of the European Union for the financial year 2016

# EU COMMISSION

  • OJ 2171 - Liste des points prévus à l'ordre du jour des prochaines réunions de la Commission
  • Ordre du jour de la 2171ème réunion de la Commission (Bruxelles, 01/06/2016)
  • Commission Decision regarding the follow-up to National Parliaments' Opinions - reply to the Senat (RO) - JOIN(2015) 50 final
  • Commission Decision regarding the follow-up to National Parliaments' Opinions - reply to the Senát (CZ) - COM(2015) 462 final
  • Commission Decision regarding the follow-up to National Parliaments' Opinions - reply to the Sénat (FR) - COM(2016) 56 final COM(2016) 56 final and COM(2016) 57 final

# EU PARLIAMENT

  • Position of the European Parliament - Protection of undisclosed know-how and business information (trade secrets) against their unlawful acquisition, use and disclosure - EP-PE_TC1-COD(2013)0402 
  • Answer - Impact of the European Court of Human Rights judgment on data protection legislation - E-001152/2016 
  • Answer - Blasphemy laws in Europe - E-000485/2016 
  • Answer - Panama Papers - establishment of an international tax agency - P-002732/2016 
  • Answer - Current validity of the Schengen Treaty - E-001678/2016 
  • Answer - Access to the Schengen Information System by the border agency Frontex - E-002625/2016 
  • Text adopted - Preparation of the Commission Work Programme 2016 - P8_TA(2015)0323 - Wednesday, 16 September 2015 - Brussels - Final edition Text adopted - Preparation of the Commission Work Programme 2016 - P8_TA(2015)0323 - Wednesday, 16 September 2015 - Brussels - Final edition 
  • Text adopted - Tax rulings and other measures similar in nature or effect - P8_TA(2015)0408 - Wednesday, 25 November 2015 - Strasbourg - Final edition 
  • Answer - Judgment on 'tax lease' arrangement for shipbuilding - E-000097/2016 
  • Answer - Right of residence - E-001398/2016 
  • Answer - European Security Union - cooperation between security services and the role of Europol - E-002788/2016 
  • Answer - Health and safety at work - E-001906/2016
  • Answer - Optimal use of administrative apparatus - E-002327/2016
  • Answer - VAT rate applied to hairdressing and beauty services - P-003087/2016 
  • Answer - Security union - E-002888/2016 
  • Answer - Cooperation and exchange of information in the fight against terrorism and radicalisation - E-002342/2016
  • Latest news - Next FEMM Committee meetings - Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality - 13 June 2016 from 15.00 to 18.30 and on 14 June 2016 from 9.00 to 12.30 and from 15.00 to 18.30 in Brussels - 16 June 2016 from 9.00 to 10.00 in Brussels
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