The European Commission looks at Fincantieri’s proposed acquisition of Chantier de l’Atlantique

The European Commission has agreed to the request submitted by France and Germany asking it to look at Fincantieri’s proposed acquisition of Chantier de l’Atlantique in the light of the European merger regulation. The Commission considers that the transaction could harm competition at European and global level. The proposed acquisition of Chantiers de l’Atlantique by Read more about The European Commission looks at Fincantieri’s proposed acquisition of Chantier de l’Atlantique[…]

President Juncker’s State of the Union speech 2017

The President of the European Commission has delivered his State of the Union address at the European Parliament. After a broad debate across our continent on the future of the Europe, with citizens, with the European Parliament, national Parliaments, local and regional authorities, and civil society at large, the President take these ideas forward and Read more about President Juncker’s State of the Union speech 2017[…]

Statement by european Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on Berlin

My thoughts and those of the entire European Commission are among the families and relatives of all those who have been killed and injured in Berlin. This news shook us all the more because they had gathered there to celebrate the pre-Christmas season, which united many people with peace and quiet. We are connected with Read more about Statement by european Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on Berlin[…]

Solidarity with Italy: european funds to support reconstruction efforts after the earthquakes

When tragedy struck the heart of Italy with a deadly earthquake and aftershocks at the end of August 2016, and again in October, the european Commission stood in full solidarity with the Italian people. The Commission announced its full support, first to address the immediate emergency situation, and later to start rebuilding, together with the Read more about Solidarity with Italy: european funds to support reconstruction efforts after the earthquakes[…]

Three european transactions in Italy and Bulgaria to support energy efficiency and small businesses

Three different transactions are completed in two countries which benefit from the support of the european fund for strategic investments. In Italy, the european investment bank has agreed to provide a €300 million loan to Italian company Italgas to improve the efficiency of gas distribution networks through the rollout of smart gas meters. The european Read more about Three european transactions in Italy and Bulgaria to support energy efficiency and small businesses[…]

Road Safety Awards: Commission rewards initiatives in Spain, UK, Denmark, Poland and Albania

European commissioner for transport has presented the excellence in road safety awards 2016 at a ceremony held in Brussels. European roads may be safest in the world, 26000 people nevertheless lost their lives in 2015 and the road safety awards acknowledge the best activities and good practices that can save lives on our roads. The Read more about Road Safety Awards: Commission rewards initiatives in Spain, UK, Denmark, Poland and Albania[…]

Commission seeks views on how to facilitate cross-border provision of services

The Commission today launched a public consultation on how to make it easier for service providers to provide services across the Europe. The Commission plans to propose by the end of 2016 a services passport to simplify the administrative procedures for service providers who want to expand to other member states. The Commission is also gathering Read more about Commission seeks views on how to facilitate cross-border provision of services[…]

Commission authorises support for renewable energy in Italy

The European Commission has concluded that an Italian scheme aimed at supporting electricity generation from renewable energy sources is in line with EU state aid rules. The scheme will further EU energy and climate goals without unduly distorting competition in the Single Market. In particular, the scheme will support Italy in reaching its EU renewable Read more about Commission authorises support for renewable energy in Italy[…]

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