IEU LEGAL & CORPORATE Telegram 28 June 2017


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# EU REFORMS: 

  • An EU budget fit for tomorrow: EU Commission opens debate on future of EU finances +++ 

# TAXATION: 

  • Speech by Commissioner Pierre Moscovici at the Commission's Tax Fairness Conference +++ 
  • OECD sees strong progress on international tax transparency +++ 

# STATE AID

  • State aid and fair competition worldwide - Speech by EU Competiton Commissioner Margrethe Vestager
  • EU Commission Answer - Revision of the General Block Exemption Regulation on State aid and its extension to ports - P-003170/2017
  • EESC: Application of State aid rules for compensating the provision of services of general economic interest (Decision 2012/21/UE and Community Framework)

# MERGERS

  • Mergers: EU Commission approves acquisition of Magnesita Refratários by RHI, subject to conditions
  • Mergers: EU Commission clears acquisition of both Zur Mühlen and Asset Groups by Clemens and Robert Tönnies

# BREXIT

  • XM 21021 2017 INIT AD HOC WORKING PARTY ON ARTICLE 50

# SWITZERLAND

  • Switzerland-EU relations: Federal Council sets priorities and agenda
  • EU Commission Answer - Swiss government's decision on the free movement of persons - P-003271/2017

# CIVIL PROCEDURE

  • Hearings - Public hearing on Civil Procedure Project - 12-07-2017 - Committee on Legal Affairs

# MONEY LAUNDERING

  • Controls on cash entering and leaving the European Union: EU Council agrees negotiating stance
  • Federal Council defines thrust of follow-up work on FATF mutual evaluation report on Switzerland
  • EP Fact-finding mission to Cyprus - 07-07-2017 - 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
  • Die Grünen zum Scheitern der Geldwäsche-Verhandlungen: Mitgliedsstaaten blockieren Konsequenzen aus den Panama Papers (DE/EN)

# WHISTLE BLOWERS

  • Highlights - Adoption of draft opinion on "Legitimate measures to protect whistle-blowers" - Committee on Budgetary Control

# EU OMBUDSMAN

  • EU Council: ST 8808 2017 INIT Own-initiative inquiry OI/2/2017/AB by the European Ombudsman concerning access to documents relating to Council preparatory bodies when discussing draft EU legislative acts Draft reply of the Council of the European Union
  • EP Draft report - on the annual report on the European Ombudman's activities in 2016 - PE 604.708v02-00 - Committee on Petitions

# FRA

  • FRA: Is Europe doing enough to protect fundamental rights?

# TRANSPARENCY

  • EU Commission Answer - Transparency of the Commissioners' agendas - E-001692/2017
  • EU Commission Answer - Lack of regular anti-corruption evaluation report from the Commission - E-001323/2017
  • Latest entries into the EU Transparency Register
    • Verenigin Nederlands Kalkzandsteenplatform 28/06/2017
    • ZAY Strateji Public Affairs Consultancy 28/06/2017
    • European Federation for Complementary and Alternative Medicine 28/06/2017
    • Reporters sans frontières 27/06/2017
    • European International Shipowners Association of Portugal 27/06/2017
    • Centrum pro dopravu a energetiku 27/06/2017
    • FONDAZIONE BRUNO KESSLER 27/06/2017
    • Deloitte Tax & Consulting 26/06/2017
    • MKC Communications 26/06/2017
    • Associazione Nazionale Industrie Manufatti Cementizi 26/06/2017

# EU COMMISSION REGISTER

  • SG
    • Décision de la Commission visant à approuver la réponse à la demande confirmative d'accès aux documents GESTDEM 2017/2213
    • Décision de la Commission visant à approuver la réponse à la demande confirmative d'accès aux documents GESTDEM 2017/1488
    • Décision de la Commission visant à approuver la réponse à la demande confirmative d'accès aux documents GESTDEM 2017/2556
    • Commission Decision regarding the follow-up to National Parliaments' Opinions - reply to the Senat (RO) - COM(2017) 47 final
    • Commission Decision regarding the follow-up to National Parliaments' Opinions - reply to the Riksdag (SE) - COM(2016) 705 final
    • Commission Decision regarding the follow-up to National Parliaments' Opinions - reply to the Assembleia da República (PT) - COM(2017) 47 final
    • Commission Decision regarding the follow-up to National Parliaments' Opinions - reply to the Assembleia da República (PT) - COM(2016) 862 final
    • Commission Decision regarding the follow-up to National Parliaments' Opinions - reply to the Bundesrat (DE) - COM(2016) 288 final
    • Commission Decision regarding the follow-up to National Parliaments' Opinions - reply to the Senato della Repubblica (IT) - COM(2016) 701 final
    • Commission Decision regarding the follow-up to National Parliaments' Opinions - reply to the Sénat (FR) - Own Initiative Opinion on EU Law simplification - ASAP/DOS/2017/87 final
    • Procès-verbal de la 2216ème réunion de la Commission (Strasbourg, 13 juin 2017)
  • DG COMP
    • Rectificatif à la décision de la Commission en vertu des articles 107 et 108 du TFUE

# EU PARLIAMENT REGISTER

  • Amendments 001-058 - Disclosure of income tax information by certain undertakings and branches - A8-0227/2017(001-058) - Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs
  • Amendments 15 - 43 - Rules and general principles concerning mechanisms for control by Member States of the Commission’s exercise of implementing powers - PE 606.148v01-00 - Committee on Constitutional Affairs
  • Reports adopted : Reports as adopted in committee - Committee on Legal Affairs

# EU COUNCIL REGISTER

  • CM 3461 2017 INIT Meeting of the Law of the Sea Working Party
  • ST 10711 2017 INIT The European e-Justice Portal's Court Database - a key tool to operate EU judicial cooperation

# EU CASE LAW

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