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26 Jul
European Commission

EU-U.S. trade talks: European Commission presents progress report

Yesterday, 25 July 2019, marks the first anniversary of the Joint Statement by President Juncker and President Trump, which launched the new phase in the relationship between the United States and the European Union. As a first step, the Presidents set up an Executive Working Group, co-chaired by Commissioner for Trade Cecilia Malmström and her […]

20 Dec
domain .eu

EU’s internet domain name .eu: European Council approves agreement on updated governance

The .eu is the EU’s top-level internet domain name under which any person, organisation or business based in the EU – and soon any European citizen living outside the EU as well – can register their own domain name. The .eu governance rules are being revised, and today member states’ ambassadors endorsed the provisional agreement […]

24 Oct

Updated rules for .eu top-level domain: European Council agrees its stance

The European Council has announced today, 24 October, that the EU is revising its rules on the governance of the .eu top-level domain, which is the internet domain name for the European Union and its citizens. Today’s meeting of member states’ ambassadors in the Permanent Representatives Committee agreed the Council’s position on the proposed revision, […]

12 Sep

European Commission: Stronger anti-money laundering supervision for a stable banking and financial sector

The European Commission is proposing today, 12 September 2018, to further strengthen the supervision of EU financial institutions to better address money-laundering and terrorist financing threats. While the EU has strong anti-money laundering rules in place, recent cases involving money laundering in some EU banks have raised concerns that those rules are not always supervised […]

12 Apr

Council adopts cross-border parcel delivery rules to boost e-commerce

The EU is bolstering e-commerce by making it easier for consumers and businesses to compare different delivery prices across the Union. Regulators will also have increased powers to monitor this complex market. The new rules were adopted today, April, 12, by the Council, following provisional agreement with the European Parliament on 13 December 2017. “These […]

26 Mar

CoR and UEAPME join forces to defend a strong cohesion policy after 2020

The President of the European Association of Craft, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (UEAPME), Ulrike Rabmer-Koller, signed up to the demand for a strong cohesion policy after 2020 put forward by the #CohesionAlliance. In a meeting on 21 March in Brussels, the CoR President and the UEAPME President jointly called for the European Social Pillar and […]


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