Europe's future security challenges
The growing trend of Europeans fighting abroad in groups affiliated with terrorism, the diversification of international organised crime, and the increased risk of large-scale cyber-attacks. These are some of the greatest challenges ahead for the EU in the security field, as identified by the European Commission in a new report.
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ESMA to recognise three UK CCPs in the event of a no-deal Brexit18/02/2019 16:25:00
The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has announced that in the event of a no-deal Brexit, three central counterparties (CCPs) established in the United Kingdom (UK) – LCH Limited, ICE Clear Europe Limited and LME Clear Limited – will be recognised to provide their services in the European Union (EU).
Ensuring basic air connectivity in the event of no-deal Brexit – Council sets its position18/02/2019 14:10:00
The EU is taking measures to mitigate the severe disruption to air connectivity for passengers and freight between the EU and the UK in the event of the UK leaving the EU without a deal.
New EU rules cut red tape for citizens living or working in another Member State as of tomorrow18/02/2019 13:43:00
New EU rules to cut costs & formalities for citizens living outside their home country now apply across the European Union.
EU steps up efforts to keep unsafe products off the internal market18/02/2019 11:25:00
The EU is introducing new rules which will ensure that products placed on the single market are safe & compliant with EU legislation protecting public interests, such as health & safety in general, health & safety at the workplace, consumers, the environment and public security.
Security Union: EC welcomes political agreement on new rules for explosive precursors15/02/2019 16:25:00
The reinforced rules will ensure stronger safeguards & controls on the sale of dangerous chemicals that can be misused for the production of home-made explosives.
EC welcomes European Parliament's support for investment screening framework15/02/2019 15:37:00
Following the vote, the EU is one step closer to putting in place a Europe-wide framework for screening foreign direct investment.
Fair labour mobility: EC welcomes agreement on the European Labour Authority15/02/2019 13:25:00
The EC, the European Parliament and the Council havereached a provisional agreement on the EC’s proposal to establish a European Labour Authority (ELA).
EU negotiators agree to set up new European rules to improve fairness of online platforms' trading practices15/02/2019 11:43:00
The European Parliament, the Council of the EU and the EC reached a political deal on the first-ever rules aimed at creating a fair, transparent & predictable business environment for businesses and traders when using online platforms.
Agreement with Singapore set to give a boost to EU-Asia trade15/02/2019 09:25:00
The trade and investment agreements between the EU and Singapore have received the approval of the European Parliament. The Parliament has also given its green light to the Partnership and Cooperation Agreement.
Fisheries: EC welcomes provisional political agreement on new technical conservation measures14/02/2019 16:25:00
The European Parliament and the Council agreed on the EC's proposal for decentralised & simplified technical rules, giving fishermen a stronger say in deciding on the best measures for sustainable fishing adapted to their specific needs.