IEU LEGAL Telegram 8 June 2016


# TAXATION

  • EU Parliament sets up “Panama Papers” inquiry committee
  • EuroparlTV Video - Panama Papers Inquiry Committee explained
  • Parliament calls for crackdown on corporate tax avoidance
  • Panama Papers: EPP Group wants to end secrecy about who owns companies
  • EU-Abgeordneter Markus Ferber(EVP/CSU): Schluss mit Steuervermeidung - EU-Parlament geht gegen Steuerhinterzieher vor und beschließt Panama-Untersuchungsausschuss
  • S&D: Taxes must be paid where profits are made to fight tax evasion by multinationals
  • EU-Abgeordneter Peter SIMON (S&D/SPD): "Panama Papers – Geldwäsche- und Steuerfluchtsumpf trockenlegen"
  • ALDE: Tax avoidance--European Parliament adopts ambitious legislation
  • EU-Abgeordneter Theurer (ALDE/FDP): Europaparlament übernimmt Vorreiterrolle bei Aufarbeitung der "Panama Papers"
  • Panama Papers & Tax Avoidance: Pressure on the rich and powerful - GUE/NGL
  • ECR: Tax: Anti BEPS plan must not turn in an anti-business plan
  • Grüne zur EU-Richtlinie gegen Steuerdumping: Europaparlament fordert mehr Härte

# JHA COUNCIL

  • Agenda and background brief of the Justice and Home Affairs Council 9 - 10  June 2016

# MERGERS

  • Mergers: Commission approves joint venture between Hearst and Advance Publications
  • Mergers: Commission clears acquisition of SPF-Danmark by Danish Crown
  • Mergers: Commission clears acquisition of PitPoint.LNG by Primagaz Nederland

# BREXIT

  • MEP Farage (EFDD): June 23rd will bring an end to this entire project
  • BDI/Deloitte-Studie: Möglicher Brexit verunsichert deutsche Unternehmen

# EUROJUST

  • Consultative Forum discusses crime areas in focus and cooperation with third States

# EU OMBUDSMAN

  • Decision in case 1567/2014/AMF concerning the refusal by the European Medicines Agency (EMA) to grant public access to documents related to a vaccine

# CJEU

  • CJEU: Entry into office of new Judges at the General Court
  • Unverbindlicher Kurzhintergrund zum EuGH-Urteil zur deutschen Schenkungsteuer 

# EU REGISTERS

# EU COMMISSION

  • Décision de la Commission en vertu des articles 107 et 108 du TFUE
  • COMMISSION DECISION on the submission of an appeal before the Court of Justice
  • Commission Decision regarding the follow-up to National Parliaments' Opinions - reply to the Sénat (FR) - COM(2015) 594_595_596 final
  • Commission Decision regarding the follow-up to National Parliaments' Opinions - reply to the Dáil/Seanad Éireann (IE)/Dáil/Seanad Éireann (IE) - COM(2015) 635 final
  • Commission Decision regarding the follow-up to National Parliaments' Opinions - reply to the Senat (RO) - COM(2015) 587 final
  • Commission Decision regarding the follow-up to National Parliaments' Opinions - reply to the Assembleia da República (PT) - COM(2015) 610 final
  • Commission Decision regarding the follow-up to National Parliaments' Opinions - reply to the Bundesrat (DE) - COM(2016) 7 final
  • Commission Decision regarding the follow-up to National Parliaments' Opinions - reply to the Chambre des Députés (LU) - COM(2015) 634_635 final
  • Commission Decision regarding the follow-up to National Parliaments' Opinions - reply to the Senato della Repubblica (IT) - COM(2015)634_635 final
  • Procès-verbal de la 2170ème réunion de la Commission (Bruxelles, 25 mai 2016)
  • Procès-verbal de la 2169ème réunion de la Commission (Bruxelles, 18 mai 2016)
  • Commission Decision regarding the follow-up to National Parliaments' Opinions - reply to the Tweede Kamer (NL) co-signed by 16 chambers - COM(2015) 610 final

# EU PARLIAMENT

  • Publications - Timetables : Timetables - Committee on Legal Affairs
  • Hearings - The situation of fundamental rights in the European Union in 2015 - 16-06-2016 - Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs

  • Text adopted - Expansion of trade in Information Technology Products (ITA) *** - P8_TA-PROV(2016)0257 - Wednesday, 8 June 2016 - Strasbourg - Provisional edition
  • Text adopted - Macro-financial assistance to Tunisia ***I - P8_TA-PROV(2016)0264 - Wednesday, 8 June 2016 - Strasbourg - Provisional edition
  • Text adopted - Endocrine disruptors: state of play following the Court judgment of 16 December 2015 - P8_TA-PROV(2016)0270 - Wednesday, 8 June 2016 - Strasbourg - Provisional edition
  • Text adopted - Ratification and accession to the 2010 Protocol to the Hazardous and Noxious Substances Convention with the exception of aspects related to judicial cooperation in civil matters - P8_TA-PROV(2016)0259 - Wednesday, 8 June 2016 - Strasbourg - Provisional edition
  • Text adopted - EU-Philippines Framework Agreement on Partnership and Cooperation (accession of Croatia) *** - P8_TA-PROV(2016)0261 - Wednesday, 8 June 2016 - Strasbourg - Provisional edition
  • Text adopted - Genetically modified carnation (Dianthus caryophyllus L., line SHD-27531-4) - P8_TA-PROV(2016)0272 - Wednesday, 8 June 2016 - Strasbourg - Provisional edition
  • Text adopted - EU-Palau Agreement on the short-stay visa waiver *** - P8_TA-PROV(2016)0254 - Wednesday, 8 June 2016 - Strasbourg - Provisional edition
  • Text adopted - Subjecting α-PVP to control measures * - P8_TA-PROV(2016)0258 - Wednesday, 8 June 2016 - Strasbourg - Provisional edition
  • Text adopted - Rules against certain tax avoidance practices * - P8_TA-PROV(2016)0265 - Wednesday, 8 June 2016 - Strasbourg - Provisional edition
  • Text adopted - Space market uptake - P8_TA-PROV(2016)0268 - Wednesday, 8 June 2016 - Strasbourg - Provisional edition
  • Text adopted - Situation in Venezuela - P8_TA-PROV(2016)0269 - Wednesday, 8 June 2016 - Strasbourg - Provisional edition
  • Text adopted - Follow-up to the resolution of Parliament of 11 February 2015 on the US Senate report on the use of torture by the CIA - P8_TA-PROV(2016)0266 - Wednesday, 8 June 2016 - Strasbourg - Provisional edition
  • Text adopted - Space capabilities for European security and defence - P8_TA-PROV(2016)0267 - Wednesday, 8 June 2016 - Strasbourg - Provisional edition
  • Text adopted - Products containing, consisting of, or produced from genetically modified maizes - P8_TA-PROV(2016)0271 - Wednesday, 8 June 2016 - Strasbourg - Provisional edition
  • Text adopted - EU-Tonga Agreement on the short-stay visa waiver *** - P8_TA-PROV(2016)0255 - Wednesday, 8 June 2016 - Strasbourg - Provisional edition
  • Text adopted - EU-Philippines Framework Agreement on Partnership and Cooperation (resolution) - P8_TA-PROV(2016)0263 - Wednesday, 8 June 2016 - Strasbourg - Provisional edition  
  • Text adopted - EU-Philippines Framework Agreement on Partnership and Cooperation (Consent) *** - P8_TA-PROV(2016)0262 - Wednesday, 8 June 2016 - Strasbourg - Provisional edition
  • Text adopted - EU-Colombia Agreement on the short-stay visa waiver *** - P8_TA-PROV(2016)0256 - Wednesday, 8 June 2016 - Strasbourg - Provisional edition
  • Text adopted - Setting up of a Committee of Inquiry to investigate alleged contraventions and maladministration in the application of Union law in relation to money laundering, tax avoidance and tax evasion, its powers, numerical strength and term of office - P8_TA-PROV(2016)0253 - Wednesday, 8 June 2016 - Strasbourg - Provisional edition
  • Text adopted - Ratification and accession to the 2010 Protocol to the Hazardous and Noxious Substances Convention with regard to aspects related to judicial cooperation in civil matters - P8_TA-PROV(2016)0260 - Wednesday, 8 June 2016 - Strasbourg - Provisional editionText adopted - Expansion of trade in Information Technology Products (ITA) *** - P8_TA-PROV(2016)0257 - Wednesday, 8 June 2016 - Strasbourg - Provisional edition
  • Text adopted - Macro-financial assistance to Tunisia ***I - P8_TA-PROV(2016)0264 - Wednesday, 8 June 2016 - Strasbourg - Provisional edition
  • Text adopted - Endocrine disruptors: state of play following the Court judgment of 16 December 2015 - P8_TA-PROV(2016)0270 - Wednesday, 8 June 2016 - Strasbourg - Provisional edition
  • Text adopted - Ratification and accession to the 2010 Protocol to the Hazardous and Noxious Substances Convention with the exception of aspects related to judicial cooperation in civil matters - P8_TA-PROV(2016)0259 - Wednesday, 8 June 2016 - Strasbourg - Provisional edition
  • Text adopted - EU-Philippines Framework Agreement on Partnership and Cooperation (accession of Croatia) *** - P8_TA-PROV(2016)0261 - Wednesday, 8 June 2016 - Strasbourg - Provisional edition
  • Text adopted - Genetically modified carnation (Dianthus caryophyllus L., line SHD-27531-4) - P8_TA-PROV(2016)0272 - Wednesday, 8 June 2016 - Strasbourg - Provisional edition
  • Text adopted - EU-Palau Agreement on the short-stay visa waiver *** - P8_TA-PROV(2016)0254 - Wednesday, 8 June 2016 - Strasbourg - Provisional edition
  • Text adopted - Subjecting α-PVP to control measures * - P8_TA-PROV(2016)0258 - Wednesday, 8 June 2016 - Strasbourg - Provisional edition
  • Text adopted - Rules against certain tax avoidance practices * - P8_TA-PROV(2016)0265 - Wednesday, 8 June 2016 - Strasbourg - Provisional edition
  • Text adopted - Space market uptake - P8_TA-PROV(2016)0268 - Wednesday, 8 June 2016 - Strasbourg - Provisional edition
  • Text adopted - Situation in Venezuela - P8_TA-PROV(2016)0269 - Wednesday, 8 June 2016 - Strasbourg - Provisional edition
  • Text adopted - Follow-up to the resolution of Parliament of 11 February 2015 on the US Senate report on the use of torture by the CIA - P8_TA-PROV(2016)0266 - Wednesday, 8 June 2016 - Strasbourg - Provisional edition
  • Text adopted - Space capabilities for European security and defence - P8_TA-PROV(2016)0267 - Wednesday, 8 June 2016 - Strasbourg - Provisional edition
  • Text adopted - Products containing, consisting of, or produced from genetically modified maizes - P8_TA-PROV(2016)0271 - Wednesday, 8 June 2016 - Strasbourg - Provisional edition
  • Text adopted - EU-Tonga Agreement on the short-stay visa waiver *** - P8_TA-PROV(2016)0255 - Wednesday, 8 June 2016 - Strasbourg - Provisional edition
  • Text adopted - EU-Philippines Framework Agreement on Partnership and Cooperation (resolution) - P8_TA-PROV(2016)0263 - Wednesday, 8 June 2016 - Strasbourg - Provisional edition
  • Text adopted - EU-Philippines Framework Agreement on Partnership and Cooperation (Consent) *** - P8_TA-PROV(2016)0262 - Wednesday, 8 June 2016 - Strasbourg - Provisional edition
  • Text adopted - EU-Colombia Agreement on the short-stay visa waiver *** - P8_TA-PROV(2016)0256 - Wednesday, 8 June 2016 - Strasbourg - Provisional edition
  • Text adopted - Setting up of a Committee of Inquiry to investigate alleged contraventions and maladministration in the application of Union law in relation to money laundering, tax avoidance and tax evasion, its powers, numerical strength and term of office - P8_TA-PROV(2016)0253 - Wednesday, 8 June 2016 - Strasbourg - Provisional edition
  • Text adopted - Ratification and accession to the 2010 Protocol to the Hazardous and Noxious Substances Convention with regard to aspects related to judicial cooperation in civil matters - P8_TA-PROV(2016)0260 - Wednesday, 8 June 2016 - Strasbourg - Provisional edition

  • Answer - Accountability for the cancellation of the political parties New Democracy's and PASOK's loans. - E-014645/2015
  • Answer - Funding of terrorism and sale of oil in ISIS-controlled areas - E-015634/2015

# EU COUNCIL

  • Cm 2876 2016 Rev 2 Working Party on Consular Affairs
  • Cm 3027 2016 Init Asylum Working Party
  • St 9995 2016 Init 30th session of WIPO Intergovernmental Committee on Intellectual Property and Genetic Resources, Traditional Knowledge and Folklore (IGC) (Geneva, 30 May to 3 June 2016) - EU position and final statements
  • St 12901 2015 Rev 1 Council Framework Decision 2008/841/JHA of 24 October 2008 on the fight against organised crime - Notification by the Federal Republic of Germany
  • St 9007 2016 Cor 1 Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the approximation of the laws, regulations and administrative provisions of the Member States as regards the accessibility requirements for products and services - Legal basis
  • St 9368 2016 Rev 1 Cor 1 Roadmap to enhance information exchange and information management including interoperability solutions in the Justice and Home Affairs area
  • St 9795 2016 Init Information sharing in the counter-terrorism context: Use of Europol and Eurojust
  • St 9897 2016 Init Cases before the General Court of the European Union T-192/16 NF v. European Council T-193/16 NG v. European Council T-257/16 NM v. European Council
  • St 9918 2016 Init “Non-binding Guideline for Cross Border Citizens’ Assistance to gather Information on Missing Persons”
  • St 9990 2016 Init Guidelines on Practical Actions by the EU and the Member States to Support Russian Human Rights Defenders and Civil Society
  • St 8924 2016 Init 2586th meeting of the PERMANENT REPRESENTATIVES COMMITTEE held in Brussels on 18 and 23 May 2016
  • St 9919 2016 Init 2589th meeting of the PERMANENT REPRESENTATIVES COMMITTEE (Part 2)
  • St 9633 2016 Init Response to the Commission's Strategic engagement for gender equality - Draft Council Conclusions
  • St 9634 2016 Init Response to the Commission's List of actions to advance LGBTI equality - Draft Council Conclusions

# EU CASE LAW

  • CELEX:62014CJ0479: Judgment of the Court - 8 June 2016#Hünnebeck#Case C-479/14
  • CELEX:62015TJ0583: Judgment of the Court of First Instance - 8 June 2016#Monster Energy v EUIPO (Répresentation d'un symbole de paix)#Case T-583/15

# OFFICIAL JOURNAL C

  • OJ:JOC_2016_204_R_0003: Notification by Italy of the application of Article 19(2) of Regulation (EC) No 1008/2008 concerning traffic distribution rules for the airports Milan Malpensa, Milan Linate and Orio al Serio (Bergamo) (Text with EEA relevance)
  • OJ:JOC_2016_204_A_0001: Vacancy notice — VEXT/16/120/AD 13/BOA Chairperson
  • OJ:JOC_2016_204_R_0002: Communication from the Minister for National Development of Hungary pursuant to Article 3(2) of Directive 94/22/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the conditions for granting and using authorisations for the prospection, exploration and production of hydrocarbons
  • OJ:JOC_2016_204_R_0001: Euro exchange rates
  • OJ:JOC_2016_204_R_0005: Corrigendum to Notice for the attention of CHOE Kyong song, CHOE Yong ho, HONG Sung Mu, JO Chun Ryong, JO Kyongchol, KIM Chun sam, KIM Chun sop, KIM Jong gak, KIM Rak Kyom, KIM Won hong, PAK Jong chon, RI Jong su, SON Chol ju, YUN Jong rin, PAK Yong sik, HONG Yong Chil, CHU Kyu Chang and PAEK Se bong and the Strategic Rocket Forces of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) (OJ C 182, 20.5.2016)
  • OJ:JOC_2016_204_R_0004: Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.8040 — Silver Lake Group/Cegid Group) — Candidate case for simplified procedure (Text with EEA relevance)  
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