Tag: European Commission
A new agenda for Europe: capital markets union, sustainability and IPOs
The European Commission has a new president and is working on its strategic agenda. What should be the new administration’s priorities?
Human rights due diligence push ‘could turn boards into legal departments’
The European Confederation of Directors Associations warns that forcing big companies to regulate the behaviour of their suppliers could be counterproductive.
Promoting SME growth markets
Small and mid-cap companies need a better regulatory framework, which recognises that their needs differ distinctly from SMEs, and which will enable them to compete and thrive on a fairer playing field.
European Commission edges closer to ‘sustainability’ investment rules
The commission has called for technical advice on measures to apply sustainability risk assessments to investment decisions.
EU agrees measures to stamp out VAT fraud
EU member states have agreed to collaborate on closing EU tax loopholes, such as information sharing and cooperation between national tax authorities and law enforcement authorities.
EU inches closer to banking governance reforms
EU leaders have agreed a package of reforms for banking, paving the way for negotiations to begin.
Brussels seeks amended law to facilitate cross-border moves
The European Commission aims to help companies move across borders more easily, introduce digital registrations that would save millions of euros, and stamp out fraud and abuse.
EC seeks to amend and standardise shareholder rights law
European Commission looks to manage and tighten shareholder information rules across the EU.
EC proposes better protection for whistleblowers
European legislators aim to improve safeguards by proposing an EU-wide responsibility for companies to set up whistleblowing procedures.
EC proposes simplified cross-border mergers, moves or divisions
The European Commission has proposed new rules for companies to make cross-border moves, mergers or demergers more simple.