IEU LEGAL & CORPORATE Telegram 22 May 2017


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# BREXIT: 

  • Main results of the General Affairs Council (Art. 50/Brexit) on 22 May 2017 +++ 
  • General Council (Art. 50) authorises the start of Brexit talks and adopts negotiating directives +++ 
  • EU Commission: Mandate to begin negotiations with the United Kingdom +++ 
  • Statement by Michel Barnier at the press conference following the General Affairs Council (Art. 50) +++ 
    • XM 21007 2017 INIT AD HOC WORKING PARTY ON ARTICLE 50
    • XT 21016 2017 COR 1 COUNCIL DECISION authorising the opening of negotiations with the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland for an agreement setting out the arrangements for its withdrawal from the European Union
    • XT 21016 2017 ADD 1 REV 2 ANNEX to Council decision (EU, Euratom) 2017/... authorising the opening of negotiations with the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland for an agreement setting out the arrangements for its withdrawal from the European Union - Directives for the negotiation of an agreement with the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland setting out the arrangements for its withdrawal from the European Union
    • XT 21017 2017 COR 1 COUNCIL DECISION concerning the establishment of the ad hoc Working Party on Article 50 TEU chaired by the General Secretariat of the Council
    • XT 21023 2017 INIT Guiding principles for transparency in negotiations under Article 50 TEU
    • XT 21029 2017 INIT General Affairs Council (art. 50) on 22 May 2017 - draft Council decision authorising the opening of negotiations with the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland for an agreement setting out the arrangements for its withdrawal from the European Union (with the Annex) - draft Council decision concerning the establishment of the as hoc Working Party on Article 50 TEU chaired by the General Secretariat
  • CEPS: Brexit and the Challenge of Citizenship: British passports for EU citizens living in the UK?

# FRANCO-GERMAN CO-OPERATION

  • Joint Press Release by Mr. Bruno LE MAIRE, Economy Minister of France and Dr. Wolfgang SCHÄUBLE, Federal Minister of Finance of Germany

# INVESTIGATION ORDER

  • As of today the "European Investigation Order" will help authorities to fight crime and terrorism

# TAXATION

  • Corporate tax reform at the ECOFIN meeting on 23 May 2017
  • Highlights - Gender equality and Taxation policies in the EU - Hearing - 30.05.2017 - Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality

# TAX EVASION

  • Publications - Presentations / Speeches : PANA meeting of 27 April 2017 - 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
  • Subject files - Fighting tax crimes – Study on cooperation between Financial Intelligence Units - 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
  • Transcriptions / Verbatim of PANA Meetings - 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

# INSOLVENCY

  • DG Growth: Business Planet: Back from bankruptcy and how to avoid it
  • EU Commission Answer - Insolvency proceedings - E-001531/2017

# MERGERS

  • News story: Car parts merger referred for in-depth investigation  -  Competition and Markets Authority - Activity on UK

# OLAF

  • OLAF and Italian Carabinieri formalise commitment to curb fraud with EU money

# WHISTLE BLOWERS

  • Draft opinion - Legitimate measures to protect whistle-blowers acting in the public interest when disclosing the confidential information of companies and public bodies - PE 604.553v01-00 - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety

# EU OMBUDSMAN

  • European Ombudsman's annual press conference on Wednesday

# TRANSPARENCY

  • Public access to Council documents: 2016 report
  • Latest entries into the EU Transparency register
    • International Arbitration Research Center - University of Bucharest 22/05/2017
    • ARAB/GERMANN GREEN DEVELOPMENT ORGANISATION (AGDO) e.V. 22/05/2017
    • European Association for Directors and Providers of Long-Term Care Services for the Elderly 22/05/2017
    • SESAR Deployment Alliance 22/05/2017
    • International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions - Europe, Middle East and Africa 22/05/2017
    • Whyte Chemicals SARL 22/05/2017
    • Associazione DonneinQuota 22/05/2017
    • Danske skønlitterære Forfattere 22/05/2017
    • Lithuanian Cybercrime Center of Excellence for Training, Research & Education 22/05/2017
    • Związek Pracodawców Transport i Logistyka Polska 22/05/2017
    • Polska Izba Gospodarki Odpadami 22/05/2017

# EU COMMISSION REGISTER

  • SG
    • Décision de la Commission visant à approuver la réponse à la demande confirmative d'accès aux documents GESTDEM 2017/1493
    • Décision de la Commission visant à approuver la réponse à la demande confirmative d'accès aux documents GESTDEM 2017/1493
    • COMMISSION DECISION on the proposed citizens' initiative entitled "Let us reduce the wage and economic differences that tear the EU apart!"
    • Commission Decision regarding the follow-up to National Parliaments' Opinions - reply to the Congreso de los Diputados/Senado (ES) - COM(2016) 723 final
    • Commission Decision regarding the follow-up to National Parliaments' Opinions - reply to the Senát (CZ) - COM(2016) 593_594_595_596 final
    • Commission Decision regarding the follow-up to National Parliaments' Opinions - reply to the Assembleia da República (PT) - COM(2016)593_594_596 final
    • Commission Decision regarding the follow-up to National Parliaments' Opinions - reply to the Sénat (FR) - COM(2016) 690 final
    • COMMISSION DECISION on setting up the multi-stakeholder platform on the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals in the EU
    • Commission Decision regarding the follow-up to National Parliaments' Opinions - reply to the Camera Deputaților (RO) - COM(2016) 288 final
    • Réunion des Directeurs généraux du 18 May 2017
    • Note journalière des décisions prises par procédure de délégation le 22 mai 2017
    • Note journalière des décisions prises par procédure écrite le 22 mai 2017
    • OJ 2213 - Procédures écrites à signaler spécialement - période d’échéance du 22 au 24 mai 2017
    • Note journalière des décisions prises par procédure de délégation le 19 mai 2017
    • Note journalière des décisions prises par procédure de délégation le 18 mai 2017
    • Note journalière des décisions prises par procédure d'habilitation le 19 mai 2017
    • Note journalière des décisions prises par procédure d'habilitation le 18 mai 2017
    • Commission Decision regarding the follow-up to National Parliaments' Opinions - reply to the Assembleia da República (PT) - COM(2016) 398_399 final
  • SJ
    • Décision relative à l'introduction d'une procédure d'appel devant les tribunaux de la République Dominicaine en vue du recouvrement forcé d'une créance de la Commission
  • DG COMP
    • Rapport de la Commission au Parlement européen, au Conseil, au Comité économique et social européen et au Comité des régions - Rapport sur la politique de la concurrence 2016
    • Décision de la Commission au titre du règlement (CE) du Conseil n° 139/2004
    • Décision de la Commission en vertu des articles 107 et 108 du TFUE

# EU PARLIAMENT REGISTER

  • Committee on Legal Affairs: Timetables - updated on 22.5.2017
  • Hearings - The current challenges of fighting terrorism and serious crime - 30-05-2017 - Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs

# EU COUNCIL REGISTER

  • St 8716 2017 Add 1 Draft Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council relating to certain aspects of company law (codification) (First reading) - Adoption of the legislative act = Statement

# EU CASE LAW

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