The summary report published today provides a qualitative overview of the input received from a wide range of stakeholders, including consumers, rights holders, business and institutional users of copyright works, collective rights management organisations and governments.
The Directive will foster the creation of a real single market for retail financial services bringing numerous benefits to EU citizens by providing them with a right to a basic payment account irrespective of their place of residence or financial situation.
The Scoreboard provides country-specific information and analyses in detail how certain governance tools function and policies are applied in each country. The scope of the Single Market Scoreboard has been extended to two specific policy areas: public procurement and postal services.
The Communication on unfair trading practices (UTPs) in the food supply chain is addressed to stakeholders and Member States.
The Commission launches public consultation on a possible extension of geographical indication protection to non-agricultural products. Names such as champagne or prosciutto di Parma (Parma ham) that identify agricultural products with specific characteristics attributable to their place of origin are protected at EU level.
The European Commission adopted the Recommendation on principles for the protection of consumers and players of online gambling services and the prevention of minors from gambling.
The purpose of this consultation is to collect information and obtain input from all interested stakeholders on the potential economic consequences of public disclosure by banks and investment firms on a country-by-country basis of their profit and loss before tax, tax on profit or loss and public subsidies received.