IEU LEGAL Telegram 24 Oct 2016



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# STATE AID

  • State aid: EU Commission approves German electricity demand response scheme
  • State aid: EU Commission approves German support to cogenerated electricity; opens in-depth investigation into surcharge reductions
  • State aid: Commission approves €60 million public support for environmentally friendly buses and related infrastructure in Portugal

# MERGERS

  • Mergers: EU Commission clears joint acquisition of furniture producer Cofel by Pikolin and Steinhoff
  • Mergers: EU Commission clears joint acquisition of Petco by CVC and CPPIB in pet retail sector
  • Mergers: EU Commission clears acquisition of Rackspace Hosting by Apollo Management
  • Bundeswirtschaftsministerium: Schlichtungsverfahren für Edeka, Kaisers Tengelmann und Rewe

# COMPETITION CASES

  • Updated Call: COMP/2016/014 - Multiple Framework Contract for the provision of consultancy services on technical, economic and legal matters in the context of ICT and media competition cases

# CORPORATE GOVERNANCE

  • EP Plenary: "Rules ensuring EU firms respect human rights abroad would send a great signal"

# TAX TRANSPARENCY

  • Highlights - Exchange of views with Commissioner Věra Jourová - 8 November 2016 - 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
  • GDV: Spitzenverbände der deutschen Wirtschaft gegen Veröffentlichung der Country-by-Country-Steuerberichterstattung

# BREXIT

  • UK Government Joint Ministerial Committee 24 October 2016: statement
  • Lawyers, engineers and aviation experts give evidence on Brexit - UK Parliament
  • Lawyers and academics discuss the human rights implications of Brexit - UK Parliament

# JUDICIAL COOPERATION

  • EP Workshop: ‘Recasting the Brussels IIa Regulation’ - 08-11-2016 - Committee on Legal Affairs

# ACCESS TO JUSTICE

  • Invitation - Access to justice in the EU and beyond: What role for civil society?

# EUROJUST

  • US Congressional Staff Visit Eurojust
  • BMJV: Absichtserklärung zur grenzüberschreitenden Strafverfolgung unterzeichnet

# EU OMBUDSMAN

  • EU Ombudsman launches “Award for Good Administration”

# EU REGISTERS

## EU TRANSPARENCY REGISTER
  • Latest registrants: Name, Link, Registration date
## EU COMMISSION
  • Latest documents by the Secretariat General (SG)
  • Latest documents by the Legal Service (SJ)
  • Latest documents by DG COMP
## EU PARLIAMENT
  • Minutes - Wednesday, 12 October 2016 - PE 592.204v01-00 - Committee on Legal Affairs
## EU COUNCIL
  • Cm 4352 2016 Rev 1 - Working Party on e-Law (e-Justice)
  • Cm 4395 2016 Rev 1 - Working Party on Tax Questions - Indirect Taxation (FTT) - MORNING ONLY
  • St 12041 2016 Rev 1 Proposal for a Council Directive amending Directive 2011/16/EU as regards access to anti-money-laundering information by tax authorities General approach
  • St 13227 2016 Init Expert Group on Fundamental Rights – Assistance to Citizens - Final report
  • St 12679 2016 Init Draft COUNCIL IMPLEMENTING DECISION amending Decision 2007/441/EC authorising the Italian Republic to apply measures derogating from Articles 26(1)(a) and 168 of Directive 2006/112/EC on the common system of value added tax - Adoption
## EU CASE LAW

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