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...
steel plant, heavy industry, EU, Romania

19 February, 2018

Heavy industry in EU faces steeper cuts to CO2 emissions

The European Parliament has passed a law to accelerate cuts in CO2 emissions by industries that are subject to the trading bloc’s emissions trading scheme (ETS). Under the scheme, European compan...

5 February, 2018

EU lawmakers back plans for greater CO2 cuts in key sectors

The European Parliament’s environment committee has backed laws proposed by the European Commission for drastic CO2 emission cuts in the transport, farming, building and waste sectors. Emissions ...
whistleblowing

13 November, 2017

European Parliament adopts EU-wide whistleblowing recommendations

Recommendations on how whistleblowers could be better protected on an EU-wide basis have been adopted by the European Parliament. The non-legislative resolution, which was passed by 399 votes to 10...
Shareholder Rights Directive

1 November, 2017

Advancing to a state of readiness: the new Shareholder Rights Directive

The new Shareholder Rights Directive (SRD), adopted by the European Council and approved by the European Parliament this spring, is a laudable initiative intended to enc...
EU, European Union, European Commission

25 January, 2017

Shareholder Rights Directive changes agreed by EU

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