European Commission, cross-border trade, EU

14 May, 2018

Brussels seeks amended law to facilitate cross-border moves

The European Commission has drafted legal provisions that would help companies move across borders more easily, introduce digital registrations that would save EU companies millions of euros, and stam...

14 May, 2018

EC seeks to amend and standardise shareholder rights law

A public consultation conducted by the European Commission on amendments to shareholder rights has now closed. The new law would introduce minimum requirements in the transmission of information fo...

9 May, 2018

EC proposes better protection for whistleblowers

The European Commission has drafted a law that will strengthen protection for whistleblowers by introducing EU-wide standards. The new law would establish safe channels for reporting breaches of EU...
whistleblowing

16 April, 2018

New EU-wide whistleblower protection law in the pipeline

Plans for new EU-wide protections for employees who blow the whistle on corporate tax avoidance or cheating on product standards are reportedly about to be released by the European Commission. Vera...
EU flag, European Union, EU, shareholder rights directive

11 April, 2018

Commission proposes to strengthen EU consumer rights and enforcement

New consumer protection legislation proposed by the European Commission will increase the regulatory burden for business—and introduce stiff penalties for those who get it wrong. The
Google

23 March, 2018

European Commission introduces tough tax laws for digital business

The European Commission has proposed rules to ensure that companies conducting business digitally in the European Union are paying their fair share of tax. Under the p...
European Union, EU

13 March, 2018

EU: new transparency rules for tax advisers agreed

New transparency rules for intermediaries—such as tax advisers, accountants, banks and lawyers, who design and promote tax-planning schemes for their clients—have been agreed by EU member states. ...
fintech, financial technology, EU, euro, global currencies

12 March, 2018

EU launches fintech action plan to support business

The European Commission has introduced a financial technology action plan in a bid to become a centre of innovation for new technologies. It aims to increase cybersecurity and ensure integrity, and de...
Romanian Parliament

7 March, 2018

New Romanian corporate governance law ruled unconstitutional

A new law which removes corporate governance principles from more than 100 state-owned companies is unconstitutional, Romania’s Constitutional Court (CCR) has ruled....
data security, data protection

5 February, 2018

European Commission urges businesses to prepare for data protection law

Businesses must do more to prepare for the introduction of new data protection regulations, said the European Commission at the launch of new guidelines for the law’s implementation. According to...