Press releases - November 2012

Green Paper consultation on cross-border parcel delivery – frequently asked questions

29/11/2012

European Commission MEMO Brussels, 29 November 2012 1. Why is the European Commission adopting this Green Paper? With this Green Paper, the Commission aims to support the development of e-Commerce by identifying policy options to improve cross-border parcel delivery.

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Commission launches consultation on integrated parcel delivery market to boost e-commerce in the EU

29/11/2012

European Press release Brussels, 29 November 2012 Commission For many e-commerce businesses, the weeks leading up to Christmas represent one of the peak periods of the year for sales. However, a number of them are missing out on potential business because of concerns about delivery.

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Annual Growth Survey 2013: Charting the course to recovery

28/11/2012

European Commission Press release Brussels, 28 November 2012 Brussels, 28 November 2012 – The European Commission today adopted the 2013 Annual Growth Survey (AGS), setting out five priorities designed to guide Member States through the crisis to renewed growth.

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Report on the State of the Single Market integration (2013) – Frequently Asked Questions

28/11/2012

European Commission MEMO Brussels, 28 November 2012 1. Why issue this report? The first edition of this report accompanies the Annual Growth Survey 2013. The untapped potential of the Single Market to generate growth is huge.

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Statement by Commissioner Michel Barnier following the agreement in trilogue of new European rules to regulate credit rating agencies

27/11/2012

European Commission MEMO Brussels, 27 November 2012 I welcome the important agreement reached today on additional rules for credit rating agencies (CRAs) which aim to reduce the over-reliance on ratings, eradicate conflicts of interest, and establish a civil liability regime.

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November infringements package: main decisions

21/11/2012

European Commission MEMO Brussels, 21 November 2012 November November CLIMATE ACTION EMPLOYMENT ENERGY INDUSTRY & ENTREPRENEURSHIP ENVIRONMENT HOME AFFAIRS INTERNAL MARKET & SERVICES TRANSPORT HEALTH& CONSUMER POLICY TAXATION & CUSTOMS UNION AT 2 BE 1 1 2 BG 1 1 CY 2 CZ 1 1 DE 1 1 EL 3...

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Public procurement: Commission requests Greece to ensure fair access to public contracts for the provision of software services

21/11/2012

European Commission Press release Brussels, 21 November 2012 The European Commission has decided to refer Greece to the Court of Justice because it has failed to ensure full compliance with EU rules on public procurement as regards the purchase of an information system for the Social Security Foundation (IKA).

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Electronic money: Commission asks Court of Justice to fine Belgium for not implementing EU rules

21/11/2012

European Commission Press release Brussels, 21 November 2012 The European Commission has decided to refer Belgium to the Court of Justice of the EU for failing to implement the Directive on the taking up, pursuit and prudential supervision of the business of electronic money institutions.

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Brevet européen : intervention devant le Comité Affaires juridiques français (fr)

19/11/2012

Commission européenne Michel BARNIER Membre de la Commission européenne, chargé du Marché intérieur et des Services Parlement européen Strasbourg, le 19 novembre 2012 Mesdames et Messieurs les Députés, Je voudrais tout d'abord remercier la commission JURI pour son rôle moteur dans ce dossier.

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Le marché unique est l'un de nos meilleurs atouts pour la stabilité financière et la relance de l'économie : ne laissons pas la crise le fragmenter ! français (fr)

19/11/2012

Commission européenne Michel BARNIER Membre de la Commission européenne, chargé du Marché intérieur et des Services Conférence "Stabilité financière et marché unique – Les clés de la croissance en Europe" Bruxelles, le 19 novembre 2012 Mesdames et Messieurs, Bonjour à chacune et à chacun d'entre vous et merci pour votre...

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Union bancaire, intégration économique et budgétaire : vers une Europe forte, partenaire stratégique solide pour la Russie français (fr)

16/11/2012

Commission européenne Michel BARNIER Membre de la Commission européenne, chargé du Marché intérieur et des Services Conférence de l'Association des entreprises européennes en Fédération de Russie (AEB) Moscou, le 15 novembre 2012 Mesdames et Messieurs, Permettez-moi tout d'abord de remercier l'AEB, le Président de son Conseil d'administration, Reiner HARTMANN, et...

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Preparation of Economic and Finance Ministers Council, Brussels, 13 November 2012

09/11/2012

European Commission MEMO Brussels, 9 November 2012 The EU's Council of Economic and Finance Ministers will start on Tuesday, 13 November at 11.00. The European Commission will be represented by Olli Rehn, Vice President and Commissioner for Economic and Monetary Affairs and the Euro, Joaquín Almunia, Vice President and Commissioner...

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Mettre la science au service de la stabilité financière et de la croissance en Europe français (fr)

08/11/2012

Commission européenne Michel BARNIER Membre de la Commission européenne, chargé du Marché intérieur et des Services Conférence JRC: Comment la science peut-elle contribuer à la stabilité financière ? Bruxelles, le 8 novembre 2012 Monsieur le Directeur général, Monsieur le Recteur, Mesdames et Messieurs les Parlementaires, Mesdames et Messieurs, Permettez-moi tout...

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Making European copyright fit for purpose in the age of internet

07/11/2012

European Commission Michel BARNIER Member of the European Commission responsible for Internal Market and Services Launch event of the CEPS Digital Forum Taskforce on Copyright in the EU Digital Single Market / Brussels 7 November 2012 Enter Ladies and Gentlemen, First of all, allow me to thank CEPS, Karel LANNOO,...

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