European Commission at work: European Commission publishes Management Plans for 2015
The European Commission, in August 2015, published its Management Plans for the year 2015, split per Directorate-General.
European Commission publishes evaluation report of the Commercial Agents Directive
The European Commission has published its findings following an evaluation on the functioning of the Commercial Agents Directive (86/653/EEC).
Car rental sector: European Commission and national enforcement authorities conclude agreement with five car rental companies to improve consumer rights
On 13 July 2015, the European Commission and national enforcement authorities concluded an agreement with five major car rental companies to better align current car rental practices to the requiremen ...
Commission publishes report on Points of Single Contact under the Services Directive
The European Commission has published a report on the performance of the Points of Single Contact member states were required to establish under the Services Directive (2006/123/EC).
Professional qualifications: European Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2015/983 on the procedure for issuance of the European Professional Card published in Official Journal
On 24 June 2015, European Commission Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2015/983 on the procedure for issuance of the European Professional Card was published in the Official Journal.
Digital Single Market: Council discusses European Commission's Digital Single Market Strategy
On 12 June 2015, the Transport, Telecommunications and Energy Council held an exchange of views on the European Commission Communication, A Digital Single Market Strategy for Europe, following a prese ...
Free movement of EU citizens and businesses: Council reaches full general approach on draft Regulation
On 15 June 2015, the Justice and Home Affairs Council reached a general approach on the proposed Regulation on promoting the free movement of citizens and businesses by simplifying the acceptance of c ...
Schengen Information System: European Commission publishes Roadmap on evaluation of SIS II
The European Commission has published a Roadmap on the evaluation of the Schengen Information System II.
Marketing of products: Council does not reach general approach on Product Safety and Market Surveillance Package proposals
On 28 May 2014, the Competitiveness Council failed to agree a general approach on the Product Safety and Market Surveillance Package proposals.
Marketing of products: Presidency compromise texts on Product Safety and Market Surveillance Package proposals published
On 22 May 2015, Presidency compromise texts on the two proposals in the Product Safety and Market Surveillance Package were published in the Council Register.
Cross-border parcel delivery: European Commission launches public consultation
On 6 May 2015, the European Commission launched a public consultation on cross-border parcel delivery "Initiative to enhance the affordability, quality and convenience of cross-border parcel delivery" ...
EU standardisation policy: European Commission adopts Report on impact of procedures established by Article 10 of Standardisation Regulation
On 13 May 2015, the European Commission adopted a Report to the European Parliament and the Council on the impact of the procedures established by Article 10 of Regulation (EU) 1025/2012 on European s ...
Digital Single Market: European Parliament policy department publishes overview of related Internal Market and consumer affairs legislation
On 5 May 2015, the European Parliament Policy Department for Economy and Scientific Policy published an overview of Internal Market and consumer affairs legislation that relates to the proposed Digita ...
Commission announces Digital Single Market Strategy
On 6 May 2015, the European Commission published a Communication on a Digital Single Market Strategy for Europe.
Internal Market Information System: European Commission launches IMI Public Procurement pilot project
20 April 2015, the European Commission launched a pilot project to use the Internal Market Information (IMI) system to help public authorities check the information and documentation provided by proc ...
IMCO legislation: European Parliament publishes Study on Internal Market and Consumer Protection related legislation
In April 2015, the European Parliament published a Study on Internal Market and Consumer Protection (IMCO) related legislation in the EU. The aim of the Study is to offer readers a better understandin ...
Commission agrees areas for action in digital single market strategy
On 25 March 2015, the European Commission announced the three main areas on which it will focus in creating a digital single market.
Free movement of EU citizens and businesses: Council reaches partial general approach on draft Regulation
On 12/13 March 2015, the Justice and Home Affairs Council reached a partial general approach on the proposed Regulation on promoting the free movement of citizens and businesses by simplifying the acc ...
EU capital movements: European Commission publishes Staff Working Document on trends in EU capital movements in 2013 and 2014
In a Staff Working Document, dated 5 March 2015, the European Commission describes the trends in EU capital movements in 2013 and 2014 where data were available. It gives an overview of the legal fram ...
Council gives Latvian Presidency mandate to discuss roaming and open internet with European Parliament
On 4 March 2015, the Latvian Presidency of the Council was given a mandate to begin negotiations with the European Parliament to discuss proposals in relation to roaming and the open internet (net neu ...
Schengen: European Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2015/219 updating Sirene Manual and other SIS II measures published in Official Journal
On 18 February 2015, Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2015/219 of 29 January 2015 replacing the Annex to Implementing Decision 2013/115/EU on the Sirene Manual and other implementing measures for ...
Council publishes amended Presidency proposed text on roaming in Connected Continent regulation
On 12 February 2015, the Council of the European Union published draft amended legislative text on roaming proposed by the Latvian Presidency for consideration by the Working Party examining the Europ ...
Council of the EU invites COREPER to confirm approval of final compromise text of MIF Regulation
The Council of the EU has published a note from the Council's General Secretariat to its Permanent Representatives Committee (Part 2) (COREPER) on approval of the final compromise text of the proposed ...
European Commission 2015 Work Programme: Internal Market
On 16 December 2014, the European Commission adopted its Work Programme for 2015. This update lists the initiatives scheduled in the area of the Internal Market.
Political agreement reached on Regulation on multilateral interchange fees for card-based payment transactions
The European Parliament and Council of the EU have reached political agreement with the Council of the EU on the proposed Regulation on multilateral interchange fees for card-based payment transaction ...
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Key ongoing EU legislative initiatives
A practice note presenting a selection of key ongoing EU legislative initiatives in this topic area that are currently going through the legislative procedure.