The Legal Service of the European Commission. March

Size: px
Start display at page:

Download "The Legal Service of the European Commission. March 2015 1"

Transcription

1 The Legal Service of the European Commission March

2 The Legal Service Characteristics Internal and horizontal Service, directly under the President s authority Special organisation: light hierarchy Mission is threefold: Legal advice for the College, the DG s and their services Legal representation of the Commission Quality of legislation March

3 Organisation Chart March

4 Legal advice and supervision In 2014 the Legal Service worked on inter-service consultations of which 1820 were also examined from a legistic point of view by the «Quality of Legislation» team. They also examined 140 proposals from a linguistic and legislative-drafting point of view. The Legal Service is also consulted on draft replies to : the Ombudsman : 135 Petitions : 1053 Parliamentary Questions : March

5 Legal advice and supervision CIS-Net Infringements 1656 Others Others : State aids, Competition, ECB, Art. 90, Access to documents, President's mail, National Parliaments March

6 Legal advice and supervision 7418 CIS-Net consultations in fast-track For 48% of the consultations (3605) the Legal Service gave its agreement For 3565 consultations the Legal Service gave a favourable opinion subject to comments being taken into account Only 29 consultations received a negative opinion March

7 Legal representation of the Commission Commission decision EEC of 8 July 1959 The Legal Service is the only entity authorized to represent the Commission before the Courts which are the : the three jurisdictions of the Court of Justice of the EU national courts and tribunals (mostly for debt recovery) international courts (mainly WTO) March

8 Litigation before the Court of Justice, the General Court and the Civil Service Tribunal March

9 Total number of cases in new cases 1116 cases ou la Commission est partie/intervenante 568 before the Court ofjustice 139 before the General court 74 before the Civil Service Tribunal 13 EFTA cases Including: 439 preliminary rulings 83 appeals 70 cases for failure by a Member State to fulfil its obligations March

10 250 New cases 2014 / Sector March

11 Infringements of Union Law by Member States March

12 Infringement procedure - figures New registrations in (alleged infringements) Open cases on 31/12/ Main steps taken in 2013 Letter of formal notice 802 Reasoned opinion 217 Referral to the Court 76 March

13 Open infringement cases by Member State (31/12/2013) Blue part of the bars: late transposition infringements Red part of the bars: infringements for incorrect transposition and / or bad application of EU laws Black figures: total number of open infringement cases against the Member State March

14 Open infringement cases by sector (31/12/2013) March

15 Preliminary rulings The Commission has intervened systematically since Major importance of the Commission s observations for the Court March

16 Preliminary rulings by Member State ( ) DE IT NL BE FR ES UK AT HU EL RO BG PL PT SV DK FI CS LV IE LT SK LU EE SL CY MT HR March Statistics extracted from the Legal Service "base Contentieux"

17 Litigation before the three formations of the Court of Justice of the European Union PARTIALLY, 8% NON APPLICABLE, 7% LOST, 10% WON, 74% Statistics extracted from the Legal Service "base Contentieux" March

18 Litigation before the Court PARTIALLY, 6% NON APPLICABLE, 1% LOST, 8% WON, 84% Statistics extracted from the Legal Service "base Contentieux" March

19 Litigation before the Tribunal NON APPLICABLE, 20% PARTIALLY, 11% WON, 55% LOST, 13% Statistics extracted from the Legal Service "base Contentieux" March

20 PARTIALLY 12% Litigation before the TFP NON APPLICABLE, 6% WON, 53% LOST, 29% Statistics extracted from the Legal Service "base Contentieux" March

21 Litigation WTO (Dispute Settlement) Pending cases (1 January 2015) 63 Commission as complaining party 25 Commission as responding party 23 Commission as third party 15 New cases registered in Reports/Awards circulated during March

22 Number of cases by Member States Initiated / Defended US EU Canada Brazil India China Japan Korea Thailand 3 No of cases initiated No of cases defended March

23 Dispute Settlement Activity (from 1995 until December 2014) Requests for consultations Panels composed Number of disputes covered by panels composed Panel Reports adopted Appeals notified Appellate Body Reports adopted March

24 WTO Cases involving EU (from 1995 to 2014) Offensive cases 28% 70% 2% SOLVED WITHOUT PANEL RULING EU LOST EU WON March

25 WTO Cases involving EU (from 1995 to 2014) Defensive cases 16% 43% 41% SOLVED WITHOUT PANEL RULING EU LOST EU WON March

MM, EFES EN. Marc Mathieu

MM, EFES EN. Marc Mathieu MM, EFES EN Marc Mathieu La Tribune Hewitt EUROPEAN EMPLOYEE OWNERSHIP ACROSS THE CRISIS Numbers 2006/2007/2008/2009 2009 2008 2007 2006 Employee owners 9.3 million 9.0 million 8.4 million Employees' share

More information

SURVEY ON THE TRAINING OF GENERAL CARE NURSES IN THE EUROPEAN UNION. The current minimum training requirements for general care nurses

SURVEY ON THE TRAINING OF GENERAL CARE NURSES IN THE EUROPEAN UNION. The current minimum training requirements for general care nurses SURVEY ON THE TRAINING OF GENERAL CARE NURSES IN THE EUROPEAN UNION This survey serves as a background document for the discussion of the Commission's legislative proposal to modernize the minimum requirements

More information

REPORT FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND THE COUNCIL

REPORT FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND THE COUNCIL EUROPEAN COMMISSION Brussels, 6.12.2013 COM(2013) 861 final REPORT FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND THE COUNCIL Report on the application of Directive 2006/54/EC of the European Parliament

More information

European judicial training 2014. Justice

European judicial training 2014. Justice European judicial training 2014 Justice Europe Direct is a service to help you find answers to your questions about the European Union. Freephone number (*): 00 800 6 7 8 9 10 11 (*) Certain mobile telephone

More information

egovernment Digital Agenda Scoreboard 2014

egovernment Digital Agenda Scoreboard 2014 egovernment Digital Agenda Scoreboard 2014 1 egovernment use in EU28 has been flat In 2013 egovernment services have been used by 41% of the EU28 population, down from 44% in 2012 and almost at the same

More information

Dublin, March 2013. EPSO Network of Experts in the field of Personnel Selection 14th March 2013

Dublin, March 2013. EPSO Network of Experts in the field of Personnel Selection 14th March 2013 Dublin, March 2013 EPSO Network of Experts in the field of Personnel Selection 14th March 2013 On-going and upcoming competitions AD2012 by Citizenship AD2012 Citizenship %EU Population validated application

More information

European Research Council

European Research Council ERC Starting Grant Outcome: Indicative statistics Reproduction is authorised provided the source ERC is acknowledged ERCEA/JH. ERC Starting Grant: call Submitted and selected proposals by domain Submitted

More information

The EU s new investment policy agenda

The EU s new investment policy agenda The EU s new investment policy agenda Prof. Markus Krajewski University of Erlangen-Nürnberg ITAP UNCTAD Annual Capacity Building Program International Investment Agreements: Negotiating for Sustainable

More information

ENTERING THE EU BORDERS & VISAS THE SCHENGEN AREA OF FREE MOVEMENT. EU Schengen States. Non-Schengen EU States. Non-EU Schengen States.

ENTERING THE EU BORDERS & VISAS THE SCHENGEN AREA OF FREE MOVEMENT. EU Schengen States. Non-Schengen EU States. Non-EU Schengen States. ENTERING THE EU BORDERS & VISAS THE SCHENGEN AREA OF FREE MOVEMENT An area without internal borders where EU citizens and non-eu nationals may move freely EU Schengen States Non-Schengen EU States IS Azores

More information

Third Annual Conference on Missing Children 116 000 hotlines: innovative approaches and challenges to finding missing children

Third Annual Conference on Missing Children 116 000 hotlines: innovative approaches and challenges to finding missing children Third Annual Conference on Missing Children 116 000 hotlines: innovative approaches and challenges to finding missing children Commission actions in favour of missing children Guido Lanzke Brussels, 4

More information

OHIM SEARCH TOOLS: TMVIEW, DSVIEW AND TMCLASS. Making trade mark and design information readily available for users

OHIM SEARCH TOOLS: TMVIEW, DSVIEW AND TMCLASS. Making trade mark and design information readily available for users OHIM SEARCH TOOLS: TMVIEW, DSVIEW AND TMCLASS Making trade mark and design information readily available for users Mariano Riccheri Moscow, 24 September 2015 INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION AREA European Cooperation:

More information

Tackling undeclared work in the European Union and the EU candidate countries. Barbara Gerstenberger Eurofound

Tackling undeclared work in the European Union and the EU candidate countries. Barbara Gerstenberger Eurofound Tackling undeclared work in the European Union and the EU candidate countries Barbara Gerstenberger Eurofound Outline Definition of undeclared work Nature of undeclared work Tackling undeclared work in

More information

EUROPEAN YOUTH: PARTICIPATION IN DEMOCRATIC LIFE

EUROPEAN YOUTH: PARTICIPATION IN DEMOCRATIC LIFE Flash Eurobarometer EUROPEAN YOUTH: PARTICIPATION IN DEMOCRATIC LIFE REPORT Fieldwork: April 2013 Publication: May 2013 This survey has been requested by the European Commission, Directorate-General for

More information

I have asked for asylum in the EU which country will handle my claim?

I have asked for asylum in the EU which country will handle my claim? EN I have asked for asylum in the EU which country will handle my claim? A Information about the Dublin Regulation for applicants for international protection pursuant to article 4 of Regulation (EU) No

More information

BUSINESS-TO-BUSINESS ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION IN THE EU

BUSINESS-TO-BUSINESS ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION IN THE EU Flash Eurobarometer BUSINESS-TO-BUSINESS ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION IN THE EU REPORT Fieldwork: March-April 22 Publication: November 22 This survey has been requested by Directorate-General for Justice

More information

Discussion paper on criteria applied by EU Member States to establish lists of non-cooperative jurisdictions

Discussion paper on criteria applied by EU Member States to establish lists of non-cooperative jurisdictions EUROPEAN COMMISSION DIRECTORATE-GENERAL TAXATION AND CUSTOMS UNION Direct taxation, Tax Coordination, Economic Analysis and Evaluation Company Taxation Initiatives Brussels, October 2014 Taxud/D1/ DOC:

More information

Hotel Industry VAT in EU

Hotel Industry VAT in EU Hotel Industry VAT in EU Hotel VAT DK 25 LT 21 SK 20 HU 18 CZ 15 HR 13 25 LV 12 SE 12 AVR 10 ES 10 20 FR 10 IT 10 AT 10 FI 10 SI 10 15 BG 9 EE 9 IE 9 CY 9 10 RO 9 PL 8 DE 7 MT 7 5 EL 7 BE 6 NL 6 PT 6 LU

More information

Provisions re Professional Services in Cariforum-EC EPA

Provisions re Professional Services in Cariforum-EC EPA Provisions re Professional Services in Cariforum-EC EPA Ramesh Chaitoo Head, Services Trade Unit CRNM - www.crnm.org rchaitoo@crnm.org rnmsts@yahoo.ca Structure of Title II - Investment, Trade in Services

More information

Family Law. Fieldwork: June 2006 Report: October 2006

Family Law. Fieldwork: June 2006 Report: October 2006 The Gallup Organization Flash EB N o 188 Consular Protection and Family Law Flash Eurobarometer European Commission Family Law Summary Fieldwork: June 06 Report: October 06 Flash Eurobarometer 188 The

More information

CoordEurop Green Paper on the right to family reunification of third-country nationals - Brussel May 2012 COORDEUROP Coordination européenne

CoordEurop Green Paper on the right to family reunification of third-country nationals - Brussel May 2012 COORDEUROP Coordination européenne CoordEurop The European Coordination for the Foreigners right to family life is a non profit, Belgian international association, founded in 1994, composed by 19 international and national organisations

More information

The EU Energy Tax Directive: overview about the proposed reform, impacts on national measures and state of play

The EU Energy Tax Directive: overview about the proposed reform, impacts on national measures and state of play Environmentally Related Taxes and Fiscal Reform Rome, Thursday, 15 December 2011 The EU Energy Tax Directive: overview about the proposed reform, impacts on national measures and state of play A short

More information

Translating for a Multilingual European Union: Putting Multilingualism into Context Dr Angeliki PETRITS Language Officer European Commission, UK

Translating for a Multilingual European Union: Putting Multilingualism into Context Dr Angeliki PETRITS Language Officer European Commission, UK Translating for a Multilingual European Union: Putting Multilingualism into Context Dr Angeliki PETRITS Language Officer European Commission, UK angelique.petrits@ec.europa.eu What is multilingualism?

More information

The Preliminary Ruling Procedure in Practice

The Preliminary Ruling Procedure in Practice Seminar The Preliminary Ruling Procedure in Practice Luxembourg, 10-11 November 2011 European Institute of Public Administration European Centre for Judges and Lawyers Conference Venue European Centre

More information

Your first EURES job. Progress Summary 2014Q4. March 2015

Your first EURES job. Progress Summary 2014Q4. March 2015 Progress Summary 04Q4 March 05 This summary presents an overview of the implementation of Your first Eures job since the start date of activities in June 0 until the end of 04. It highlights in particular

More information

INNOBAROMETER 2015 - THE INNOVATION TRENDS AT EU ENTERPRISES

INNOBAROMETER 2015 - THE INNOVATION TRENDS AT EU ENTERPRISES Eurobarometer INNOBAROMETER 2015 - THE INNOVATION TRENDS AT EU ENTERPRISES REPORT Fieldwork: February 2015 Publication: September 2015 This survey has been requested by the European Commission, Directorate-General

More information

Trade under threshold estimation

Trade under threshold estimation Trade under threshold estimation Nordic meeting for trade in goods and services/bop Stockholm 2012 Haukur Björnsson (presented by Auður Ólína Svavarsdóttir) Overview Background Estimation of trade under

More information

EUROPE 2020 TARGET: EARLY LEAVERS FROM EDUCATION AND TRAINING

EUROPE 2020 TARGET: EARLY LEAVERS FROM EDUCATION AND TRAINING EUROPE 2020 TARGET: EARLY LEAVERS FROM EDUCATION AND TRAINING By 2020, the share of early leavers from education and training (aged 18-24) should be less than 10% Early school leaving 1 is an obstacle

More information

Infosession EU Perspective

Infosession EU Perspective Infosession EU Perspective Robert Pochmarski Postal and Online Services European Paper Week, 27 November 2013, BRUSSELS 2008 2009-2011 2012-2013 2014-4 th Application Report 5 th Application Report Application

More information

REPORT FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND THE COUNCIL

REPORT FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND THE COUNCIL EUROPEAN COMMISSION Brussels, 31.3.2015 COM(2015) 145 final REPORT FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND THE COUNCIL Report on the application of Regulation (EU) No 211/2011 on the citizens'

More information

European developments in VET Quality Assurance

European developments in VET Quality Assurance Sophie Weisswange DGVT meeting European developments in VET Quality Assurance Dublin 22-23 May 2013 EQAVET EQAVET list of indicators Underlying objectives: Better employability Better match between training

More information

EU Energy Efficiency Policy: 2020 and Beyond. Claudia Canevari Directorate-General for Energy Unit C3 Energy Efficiency eceee Summer Study

EU Energy Efficiency Policy: 2020 and Beyond. Claudia Canevari Directorate-General for Energy Unit C3 Energy Efficiency eceee Summer Study EU Energy Efficiency Policy: 2020 and Beyond Claudia Canevari Directorate-General for Energy Unit C3 Energy Efficiency eceee Summer Study . 2020 OUTLINE Challenges» Energy Efficiency Directive» Work on

More information

Introduction and Background

Introduction and Background Eurodac Supervision Coordination Group REPORT ON THE COORDINATED INSPECTION ON UNREADABLE FINGERPRINTS May 2013 Introduction and Background The collection and further processing of fingerprints occupy

More information

Funding of debt-advice across the EU

Funding of debt-advice across the EU Funding of debt-advice across the EU European Consumer Summit European Commission, Brussels, 1-2 June 2015 Presentation for workshop on Over-indebtedness the role of debt advice Hans Dubois, Eurofound

More information

Consultation on the EU's Market Access Strategy in a changing global economy

Consultation on the EU's Market Access Strategy in a changing global economy Consultation on the EU's Market Access Strategy in a changing global economy This document commits only External Trade. It has been crafted as a basis for comments and does not prejudge the final form

More information

Level crossing signs from the view of road users in Europe. Tamás Déri Hungarian NSA

Level crossing signs from the view of road users in Europe. Tamás Déri Hungarian NSA Level crossing signs from the view of road users in Europe. Tamás Déri Hungarian NSA Due to the different approach on level crossing regulation in the European Union, we made a survey within the European

More information

THE ROLE OF PUBLIC SUPPORT IN THE COMMERCIALISATION OF INNOVATIONS

THE ROLE OF PUBLIC SUPPORT IN THE COMMERCIALISATION OF INNOVATIONS Flash Eurobarometer THE ROLE OF PUBLIC SUPPORT IN THE COMMERCIALISATION OF INNOVATIONS REPORT Fieldwork: January February 2014 Publication: May 2014 This survey has been requested by the European Commission,

More information

THE 2015 EU JUSTICE SCOREBOARD

THE 2015 EU JUSTICE SCOREBOARD THE 215 EU JUSTICE SCOREBOARD Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament, the Council, the European Central Bank, the European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions

More information

Number of resident patent applications to the European Patent Office per 1 million population

Number of resident patent applications to the European Patent Office per 1 million population CENTRAL STATISTICAL OFFICE STATISTICAL OFFICE IN KATOWICE Sustainable Development Indicators. National module More information: for substantive matters concerning: national indicators and those on the

More information

OVERVIEW OF PURCHASE AND TAX INCENTIVES FOR ELECTRIC VEHICLES IN THE EU

OVERVIEW OF PURCHASE AND TAX INCENTIVES FOR ELECTRIC VEHICLES IN THE EU 01.04.2014 OVERVIEW OF PURCHASE AND TAX INCENTIVES FOR ELECTRIC VEHICLES IN THE EU This table provides an overview of the incentives that are granted in the Member States of the European Union for the

More information

The EU s 2030 Effort Sharing Agreement

The EU s 2030 Effort Sharing Agreement The EU s 2030 Effort Sharing Agreement Brussels CEPS Workshop, 29.06.2015 Oliver Sartor, oliver.sartor@iddri.org Research Fellow, Climate & Energy Policy, IDDRI Celine MARCY, IDDRI Institute for Sustainable

More information

Study on comparison tools and third-party verification schemes

Study on comparison tools and third-party verification schemes Justice and Consumers Study on comparison tools and third-party verification schemes ECCG 25/03/2015 Julien Brugerolle JUST E6 Introduction Study objectives Explore consumer behavioural patterns in the

More information

EBA REPORT ON ASSET ENCUMBRANCE JUNE 2016

EBA REPORT ON ASSET ENCUMBRANCE JUNE 2016 EBA REPORT ON ASSET ENCUMBRANCE JUNE 2016 1 Contents List of figures 3 Executive summary 4 Analysis of the asset encumbrance of European banks 6 Sample 6 Scope of the report 6 Total encumbrance 7 Encumbrance

More information

ehealth in support of safety, quality and continuity of care within and across borders

ehealth in support of safety, quality and continuity of care within and across borders ehealth in support of safety, quality and continuity of care within and across borders Gerard Comyn Acting Director Information Society & Media DG European Commission http://europa.eu.int/information_society/activities/health/index_en.htm

More information

Official Journal of the European Union

Official Journal of the European Union ISSN 1977-091X Official Journal C 76 A of the European Union English edition Information and Notices Volume 55 15 March 2012 Notice No Contents Page V Announcements ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES European Personnel

More information

ANALYSIS OF THE STAKEHOLDER CONSULTATION ON

ANALYSIS OF THE STAKEHOLDER CONSULTATION ON ANALYSIS OF THE STAKEHOLDER CONSULTATION ON Science and Technology, the key to Europe s future: guidelines for future European policy to support research COM(353)2004 DG Research, European Commission,

More information

Common Communication on the Common Practice on the General Indications of the Nice Class Headings v1.1, 20 February 2014

Common Communication on the Common Practice on the General Indications of the Nice Class Headings v1.1, 20 February 2014 Common Communication on the Common Practice on the General Indications of the Nice Class Headings v1.1, 1 20 February 2014 On 19/06/2012 the Court delivered its ruling in Case C-307/10 "IP Translator",

More information

The long term policy view: Shifting Wealth, Income Inequalities and Demography - The Ageing Report

The long term policy view: Shifting Wealth, Income Inequalities and Demography - The Ageing Report The long term policy view: Shifting Wealth, Income Inequalities and Demography - The Ageing Report Per Eckefeldt European Commission Directorate General for Economic and Financial Affairs XXV Villa Mondragone

More information

User language preferences online. Analytical report

User language preferences online. Analytical report Flash Eurobarometer 313 The Gallup Organization Flash Eurobarometer European Commission User language preferences online Analytical report Fieldwork: January 2011 Publication: May 2011 This survey was

More information

Czech Universities and the Environment for Innovation. Rudolf Hanka

Czech Universities and the Environment for Innovation. Rudolf Hanka Czech Universities and the Environment for Innovation Rudolf Hanka Czech Republic a cauldron of Central Europe? Geographical position Major motorways High speed backbone network Czech internet network

More information

Katy Taylor, European Coalition to End Animal Experiments (ECEAE), London, UK

Katy Taylor, European Coalition to End Animal Experiments (ECEAE), London, UK COMMENT EU member state contribution to alternative methods 1 Katy Taylor, European Coalition to End Animal Experiments (ECEAE), London, UK Summary Article 47 of the new EU Directive 2010/63/EU on the

More information

Taxation of tobacco products in the European Union. Frank Van Driessche DG Taxation and Customs Union May 2006

Taxation of tobacco products in the European Union. Frank Van Driessche DG Taxation and Customs Union May 2006 1 Taxation of tobacco products in the European Union Frank Van Driessche DG Taxation and Customs Union May 2006 2 Legislation on taxation Directive 92/79/EEC (Approximation of taxes on cigarettes) Directive

More information

KNOWLEDGE ECONOMY CHALLENGES FOR LIFEONG LEARNING

KNOWLEDGE ECONOMY CHALLENGES FOR LIFEONG LEARNING KNOWLEDGE ECONOMY CHALLENGES FOR LIFEONG LEARNING Anna Kaderabkova, Centre for Economic Studies, Prague www.cesvsem.cz 10. 11. 2006, Prague 1 Structure: 1. Innovation-driven demand for skills in enterprises

More information

European Research Council

European Research Council ERC Advanced Grants 2011 Outcome: Indicative Statistics Reproduction is authorised provided that the source ERC is acknowledged NB: In these graphs grantee refers to a candidate selected for ERC funding

More information

EXCHANGE STUDIES PRACTICAL INFORMATION. Kadri Toom International Relations Office, Tallinn University of Technology kadri.toom@ttu.

EXCHANGE STUDIES PRACTICAL INFORMATION. Kadri Toom International Relations Office, Tallinn University of Technology kadri.toom@ttu. EXCHANGE STUDIES PRACTICAL INFORMATION Kadri Toom International Relations Office, Tallinn University of Technology kadri.toom@ttu.ee; Tel 620 3549 STEP 1: SELECTION By exchange committees in faculties

More information

Macro-prudential instruments in Slovakia. Štefan Rychtárik Národná banka Slovenska

Macro-prudential instruments in Slovakia. Štefan Rychtárik Národná banka Slovenska Macro-prudential instruments in Slovakia Štefan Rychtárik Národná banka Slovenska Macroprudential policymaking in emerging Europe, Vienna 2.6.2016 General background Banking: Very short history and experience

More information

CALL FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST FOR CONTRACT STAFF

CALL FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST FOR CONTRACT STAFF CALL FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST FOR CONTRACT STAFF EPSO/CAST/P/1/2015 - Financial officer Function Group III (FGIII) EPSO/CAST/P/2/2015 - Financial adviser Function Group IV (FGIV) EPSO/CAST/P/3/2015

More information

HOW COMPANIES INFLUENCE OUR SOCIETY: CITIZENS VIEW

HOW COMPANIES INFLUENCE OUR SOCIETY: CITIZENS VIEW Flash Eurobarometer HOW COMPANIES INFLUENCE OUR SOCIETY: CITIZENS VIEW REPORT Fieldwork: October-November 2012 Publication: April 2013 This survey has been requested by the European Commission, Directorate-General

More information

Looking for the future model for roaming

Looking for the future model for roaming BoR (14) 155 Looking for the future model for roaming J. Scott Marcus 0 Roaming Regulation in Europe Past, present, and future? Regulation of IMR since 2007 can be viewed as comprising three phases 2007

More information

European Commission Agenda for Quality and Innovation in Public Administration

European Commission Agenda for Quality and Innovation in Public Administration European Commission Agenda for Quality and Innovation in Public Administration European Public Sector Award 2015 17 November 2015 Maastricht Florian Hauser DG EMPL EPSA 2013 EC PRESENTATION 2013 European

More information

Ohrid, 4 June 2012 NATIONAL BANK OF THE REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA 5TH CONFERENCE ON PAYMENT AND SECURITIES SETTLEMENT SYSTEMS

Ohrid, 4 June 2012 NATIONAL BANK OF THE REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA 5TH CONFERENCE ON PAYMENT AND SECURITIES SETTLEMENT SYSTEMS NATIONAL BANK OF THE REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA 5TH CONFERENCE ON PAYMENT AND SECURITIES SETTLEMENT SYSTEMS Rui Pimentel BANCO DE PORTUGAL ORGANISATION AND ACTIVITIES IN PAYMENT SYSTEMS Payment Systems Department

More information

the EU framework programme for research and innovation

the EU framework programme for research and innovation the EU framework programme for research and innovation The Multiannual Financial Framework 2014-2020: Commission s proposals of 29 June 2011 1. Smart & inclusive growth ( 491bn) Education, Youth, Sport

More information

ERMInE Database. Presentation by Nils Flatabø SINTEF Energy Research. ERMInE Workshop 2 - Northern Europe Oslo, 1. November 2006

ERMInE Database. Presentation by Nils Flatabø SINTEF Energy Research. ERMInE Workshop 2 - Northern Europe Oslo, 1. November 2006 ERMInE Database Presentation by Nils Flatabø SINTEF Energy Research ERMInE Workshop 2 - Northern Europe Oslo, 1. November 26 Overview Content of the Ermine Database Electronic Questionnaire RTD&D Data

More information

GUIDANCE for Administration of the Sunset Clause

GUIDANCE for Administration of the Sunset Clause GUIDANCE Edition number : 02 Edition date: 16/07/2010 Implementation date : 28/12/2007 CMDv Secretariat: 7 Westferry Circus, Canary Wharf, London, E14 4HB, UK CMDv/TEM/013-00 Tel. (44-20) 74 18 84 00 Fax.

More information

Public Finances Medium-term and Annual Planning in Poland

Public Finances Medium-term and Annual Planning in Poland Public Finances Medium-term and Annual Planning in Poland Warszawa, November 2007 Plan Procedures and content of Budget Act, Domestic fiscal rules, Medium-term forecasts Convergence Programme Update 2007

More information

Social dumping and free movement: Overview of current issues from an economic point of view

Social dumping and free movement: Overview of current issues from an economic point of view Social dumping and free movement: Overview of current issues from an economic point of view Prof. dr. Jozef Pacolet & Frederic De Wispelaere Design Charles & Ray Eames - Hang it all Vitra Statistics on

More information

Remarks at 5th SEEK Conference on Overcoming the Crisis: How to Foster Innovation and Entrepreneurship in a Diverging European Economy?

Remarks at 5th SEEK Conference on Overcoming the Crisis: How to Foster Innovation and Entrepreneurship in a Diverging European Economy? Remarks at 5th SEEK Conference on Overcoming the Crisis: How to Foster Innovation and Entrepreneurship in a Diverging European Economy? Peter Praet Member of the Executive Board 5 years ahead growth expectations

More information

Implementing the cooperation mechanisms of the RES directive current status and open questions

Implementing the cooperation mechanisms of the RES directive current status and open questions Implementing the cooperation mechanisms of the RES directive current status and open questions Corinna Klessmann, Ecofys Germany RE-SHAPING Workshop, Vilnius, 16.05.2011 Supported by Intelligent Energy

More information

Milk Market Situation. Brussels, 27 August 2015

Milk Market Situation. Brussels, 27 August 2015 Milk Market Situation Brussels, 27 August EU Productions EU Productions (Jan-Jun compared to Jan-Jun 214) +,8% + 1,2% + 3,2% +,2% +,7% - 2,% - 3,1% -,1% - 11,1%!!! Data from some Member States are confidential

More information

CO2 BASED MOTOR VEHICLE TAXES IN THE EU IN 2015

CO2 BASED MOTOR VEHICLE TAXES IN THE EU IN 2015 CO2 BASED MOTOR VEHICLE TAXES IN THE EU IN 2015 COUNTRY AT (AUSTRIA) BE (BELGIUM) BG (BULGARIA) CO2/FUEL CONSUMPTION TAXES A fuel consumption tax (Normverbrauchsabgabe or NoVA) is levied upon the first

More information

The European Professional Card

The European Professional Card Seminar The European Professional Card Benefits and risks of new mobility procedures: Are we prepared? Barcelona, 3-4 December 2015 European Institute of Public Administration Institut européen d administration

More information

Enzo Favoino. Scuola Agraria del Parco di Monza. Chair, Scientific Committee, ZeroWasteEurope

Enzo Favoino. Scuola Agraria del Parco di Monza. Chair, Scientific Committee, ZeroWasteEurope Going Towards Zero Viability of the Zero Waste practice and the key role of biowaste Principles, practice and benefits Enzo Favoino Scuola Agraria del Parco di Monza Chair, Scientific Committee, ZeroWasteEurope

More information

I have asked for asylum in the EU which country will handle my claim?

I have asked for asylum in the EU which country will handle my claim? EN I have asked for asylum in the EU which country will handle my claim? A Information about the Dublin Regulation for applicants for international protection pursuant to article 4 of Regulation (EU) No

More information

Voluntary health insurance and health care reforms

Voluntary health insurance and health care reforms Voluntary health insurance and health care reforms Sarah Thomson Senior Research Fellow, European Observatory Deputy Director, LSE Health IMF conference, Paris, 21 st June 2011 Health financing policy

More information

EUROPEAN AREA OF SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

EUROPEAN AREA OF SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS EUROPEAN AREA OF SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS REPORT Fieldwork: April - May 2014 Publication: June 2014 This survey has been requested by the European Commission, Directorate-General for Education and Culture

More information

Labor market reforms in Europe towards more flexicure labor markets?

Labor market reforms in Europe towards more flexicure labor markets? Labor market reforms in Europe towards more flexicure labor markets? (joint work with Paul Marx and Caroline Wehner) Werner Eichhorst ILO / IZA Conference on Assessing Labor Market Reforms Geneva, 10 March

More information

A revolutionary election: The Italian party system is the most simplified in Europe

A revolutionary election: The Italian party system is the most simplified in Europe A revolutionary election: The Italian party system is the most simplified in Europe Luigi Di Gregorio 5 June 2014 1 The Italian party system has always been described as characterized by an excessive number

More information

Leased lines. Ewan Sutherland. http://www.3wan.net/ www.3wan.net 11.x.06, LINK Centre 1

Leased lines. Ewan Sutherland. http://www.3wan.net/ www.3wan.net 11.x.06, LINK Centre 1 Leased lines Ewan Sutherland http://www.3wan.net/ www.3wan.net 11.x.06, LINK Centre 1 Contents Introduction Issues OECD European Union South Africa Conclusions www.3wan.net 11.x.06, LINK Centre 2 Basic

More information

telephone television internet 3-play (i + t + tv) 2-play 2-play (i+t) (t+tv) 2-play (i+tv)

telephone television internet 3-play (i + t + tv) 2-play 2-play (i+t) (t+tv) 2-play (i+tv) T r i p l e p l a y a s a s e p a r a t e m a r k e t? Z o l tá n Pá p a i 2 2 n d E u r o p e a n R e g i o n a l I T S C o n f e r e n c e B u d a p e s t, 1 8-2 1 S e p t e m b e r, 2 0 1 1 T h e p

More information

INTRODUCTION... 2. I. Participation in the 2014 European elections... 3

INTRODUCTION... 2. I. Participation in the 2014 European elections... 3 ?? Directorate-General for Communication PUBLIC OPINION MONITORING UNIT 2014 EUROPEAN ELECTIONS DESK RESEARCH Brussels, April 2015 Profile of voters and abstainees in the European elections 2014 INTRODUCTION...

More information

Finance Office. Place of supply of rules

Finance Office. Place of supply of rules Finance Office Place of supply of rules Contents 1. Introduction 2. Sales - Supply of services 2.1 Business or Consumer 2.2 Place of belonging 2.3 General rules 2.4 Exceptions applying to the general rules

More information

Comparison of annuity markets (OECD National Annuity Markets: Features and Implications, Rusconi 2008) Mercer

Comparison of annuity markets (OECD National Annuity Markets: Features and Implications, Rusconi 2008) Mercer May 2009 Retirement Income/Annuities Around the World What US Policy Makers Might Learn Barbara Marder, Baltimore Global Defined Contribution Consulting Leader www.mercer.com 1 Comparison of annuity markets

More information

The ICT workforce and e-leadership demand and supply (2014-2020)

The ICT workforce and e-leadership demand and supply (2014-2020) The ICT workforce and e-leadership demand and supply (2014-2020) Tobias Hüsing, Senior Research Consultant, empirica GmbH Marianne Kolding, Vice President IDC European e-skills 2014 Conference e-leadership

More information

Measuring Quality of life in the European Union

Measuring Quality of life in the European Union Measuring Quality of life in Georgiana Ivan, European Commission European context of measuring Quality of Life Indicators Consistency with theory SSF Report The Triangle for Quality of Indicators Europe

More information

The case for a European Social Union. From muddling through to a sense of common purpose. Frank Vandenbroucke EIB Institute Luxembourg, 5 March 2015

The case for a European Social Union. From muddling through to a sense of common purpose. Frank Vandenbroucke EIB Institute Luxembourg, 5 March 2015 The case for a European Social Union. From muddling through to a sense of common purpose. Frank Vandenbroucke EIB Institute Luxembourg, 5 March 2015 A European Social Union A Social Union would support

More information

Online job search in the EU: The potential of web 2.0

Online job search in the EU: The potential of web 2.0 Online job search in the EU: The potential of web 2.0 Professor Helen Margetts and Dr Rebecca Eynon Oxford Internet Institute (OII) http://www.egovbarriers.org Overview Current status of online job search

More information

Practical Tools for Implementation of EU Policies at the National Level

Practical Tools for Implementation of EU Policies at the National Level Workshop Practical Tools for Implementation of EU Policies at the National Level Module 1: Implementation Obligations and the Law Approximation Process Module 2: Outcome, Regulatory Impact Assessment (RIA)

More information

Khalil ROUHANA Director. Directorate-General for Information Society European Commission khalil.rouhana@ec.europa.eu

Khalil ROUHANA Director. Directorate-General for Information Society European Commission khalil.rouhana@ec.europa.eu Khalil ROUHANA Director Directorate-General for Information Society European Commission khalil.rouhana@ec.europa.eu What is the Digital Agenda? Every European Digital N. Kroes Importance of Information

More information

Council of the European Union Brussels, 12 September 2014 (OR. en)

Council of the European Union Brussels, 12 September 2014 (OR. en) Council of the European Union Brussels, 12 September 2014 (OR. en) Interinstitutional File: 2013/0409 (COD) 13132/14 NOTE From: To: Presidency DROIPEN 104 COPEN 218 CODEC 1799 Working Party on Substantive

More information

The use of EU funds in Member States in partnership with companies (contractors or subcontractors) outside of a given Member State

The use of EU funds in Member States in partnership with companies (contractors or subcontractors) outside of a given Member State DIRECTORATE GENERAL FOR INTERNAL POLICIES POLICY DEPARTMENT D: BUDGETARY AFFAIRS The use of EU funds in Member States in partnership with companies (contractors or subcontractors) outside of a given Member

More information

Performance Management in Public Sector Organisations: The Contribution of the CAF

Performance Management in Public Sector Organisations: The Contribution of the CAF Seminar Performance Management in Public Sector Organisations: The Contribution of the CAF Maastricht (NL), 17-19 February 2016 European Institute of Public Administration Institut européen d administration

More information

The Transition to Tendering Perspective from the Manufacturing Industry

The Transition to Tendering Perspective from the Manufacturing Industry The Transition to Tendering Perspective from the Manufacturing Industry Johannes Schiel, VDMA Power Systems Berlin, 12.11.2015 Lessons from Denmark Agora Event 2: Towards a Renewable Future - Energy Scenarios,

More information

Special Eurobarometer 379 FUTURE OF EUROPE REPORT. This survey has been requested by the European Commission, Directorate-General for Communication.

Special Eurobarometer 379 FUTURE OF EUROPE REPORT. This survey has been requested by the European Commission, Directorate-General for Communication. Special Eurobarometer 379 FUTURE OF EUROPE REPORT Fieldwork: December 2011 Publication: April 2012 This survey has been requested by the European Commission, Directorate-General for Communication. http://ec.europa.eu/public_opinion/index_en.htm

More information

OFFICE FOR HARMONIZATION IN THE INTERNAL MARKET (TRADE MARKS AND DESIGNS) Certificate of Registration 1

OFFICE FOR HARMONIZATION IN THE INTERNAL MARKET (TRADE MARKS AND DESIGNS) Certificate of Registration 1 OFFICE FOR HARMONIZATION IN THE INTERNAL MARKET () Trade Marks and Register Department Alicante, 29/10/2010 Certificate of Registration 1 CABINET @MARK 16, rue Milton F-75009 Paris FRANCIA Registration

More information

Rolling out eidas Regulation (EU) 910/2014. Boosting trust & security in the Digital Single Market

Rolling out eidas Regulation (EU) 910/2014. Boosting trust & security in the Digital Single Market Rolling out eidas Regulation (EU) 910/2014 Boosting trust & security in the Digital Single Market Trust in the Digital World 2016 Conference 15 June 2016 The Hague (NL) Andrea SERVIDA DG CONNECT, European

More information

Guidelines compliance table

Guidelines compliance table Guidelines compliance table EBA/GL/2015/19 Appendix 1 04 August 2016 Guidelines on passport notifications for credit intermediaries under the Mortgage Credit Directive (EBA/GL/2015/10) The following competent

More information

EN 106 EN 4. THE MOBILE USE OF THE INTERNET BY INDIVIDUALS AND ENTERPRISES. 4.1. Introduction

EN 106 EN 4. THE MOBILE USE OF THE INTERNET BY INDIVIDUALS AND ENTERPRISES. 4.1. Introduction 4. THE MOBILE USE OF THE INTERNET BY INDIVIDUALS AND ENTERPRISES 4.1. Introduction This chapter looks at mobile use of the internet by individuals and enterprises, benefiting from new data collected in

More information

A Zero Waste Vision for Europe: management of resources and the key role of biowaste

A Zero Waste Vision for Europe: management of resources and the key role of biowaste A Zero Waste Vision for Europe: management of resources and the key role of biowaste Enzo Favoino Scuola Agraria del Parco di Monza Chair, Scientific Committee, Zero Waste Europe 1 Overview What is Zero

More information

GÜLTIGE RESERVELISTEN NACH 31. DEZEMBER 2015 Kategorie Listen Enddatum 1 Middle Management EPSO/AD/232/12 Head of Unit (AD 12) with Bulgarian as

GÜLTIGE RESERVELISTEN NACH 31. DEZEMBER 2015 Kategorie Listen Enddatum 1 Middle Management EPSO/AD/232/12 Head of Unit (AD 12) with Bulgarian as GÜLTIGE RESERVELISTEN NACH 31. DEZEMBER 2015 Kategorie Listen Enddatum 1 Middle Management EPSO/AD/232/12 Head of Unit (AD 12) with Bulgarian as their main language 30/06/2016 2 Middle Management EPSO/AD/247/12

More information

OFFICE FOR HARMONIZATION IN THE INTERNAL MARKET (TRADE MARKS AND DESIGNS) Certificate of Registration 1

OFFICE FOR HARMONIZATION IN THE INTERNAL MARKET (TRADE MARKS AND DESIGNS) Certificate of Registration 1 OFFICE FOR HARMONIZATION IN THE INTERNAL MARKET () Trade Marks and Register Department Alicante, 08/11/2010 Certificate of Registration 1 BUREAU M.F.J. BOCKSTAEL NV Arenbergstraat 13 B-2000 Antwerpen BÉLGICA

More information