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2014

11.07.2014
The Commission launched a public consultation on the potential economic consequences of country-by-country reporting under Directive 2013/36/EU (Capital Requirements Directive or CRD) (EXME 14 / 11.07)
07.07.2014
Member States transposed the first set of obligations of Directive 2012/17/EU on interconnection of business registers (EXME 14 / 07.07)
26.06.2014
New EU rules to strengthen regulation and transparency of remuneration in banks and investment firms in the European Union have entered into force (EXME 14 / 26.06)
18.06.2014
An agreement on the anti-money laundering package was reached at today’s meeting of the Permanent Representatives’ Committee (Coreper) in the Council (STATEMENT/14/197)
09.04.2014
European Commission proposes to strengthen shareholder engagement and introduce a "say on pay" for Europe’s largest companies (IP/14/396)
12.03.2014
European Parliament votes on amendments on the proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the prevention of the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering and terrorist financing (first reading)
07.03.2014
The Commission launches a call for expressions of interest in the participation of an expert group on company lawpdf Choose translations of the previous link 
04.03.2014
Commission adopts technical standards for the identification of material risk takers subject to the rules on remuneration in the Capital Requirement Directive (CRD IV) (IP/14/210)

2013

06.06.2013
Single-Member Limited Liability Companies: the Commission launches a public consultation
05.02.2013
The Commission adopts two proposals to update and improve the EU’s existing legal framework designed to protect the financial system against money laundering and terrorist financing. (IP/13/87)
04.02.2013
Fighting money laundering and terrorist financing: new framework, future challenges” – European Commission Conference, Brussels, 15 March 2013
14.01.2013
Commission launches a consultation on the cross-border transfers of registered offices of companies

2012

12.12.2012
Commission plans to modernise European company law and corporate governance (IP/12/1340)
14.11.2012
The European Commission has taken action to break the glass ceiling that continues to bar female talent from top positions in Europe’s biggest companies. The Commission has proposed legislation with the aim of attaining a 40% objective of the under-represented sex in non-executive board-member positions in publicly listed companies, with the exception of SMEs.
26.04.2012
Commission acts to ensure implementation of EU rules in the area of electronic money activities (IP/12/418 Choose translations of the previous link )
11.04.2012
The European Commission adopts a report on the application of the Third Anti Money Laundering Directive
20.02.2012
Consultation on the future of European Company Law
16.02.2012
FATF adopts revised international standards against money laundering and terrorist financing
08.02.2012
Commission proposes a European Foundation Statute (IP/12/112 Choose translations of the previous link )
26.01.2012
Commission acts to ensure implementation of simplified EU rules on mergers and divisions in six countries (IP/12/74 Choose translations of the previous link )

2011

24.11.2011
Commission takes Italy and Poland to Court for incomplete transposition of the third Directive on capital requirements (IP/11/1439 Choose translations of the previous link )
19.05.2011
Commission requests implementation of latest bank capital requirements rules (IP/11/612 Choose translations of the previous link )
06.04.2011
Commission requests Cyprus to establish an effective public oversight system (IP/11/415 Choose translations of the previous link )
05.04.2011
Corporate governance framework for European companies: what needs to be improved? (IP/11/404 Choose translations of the previous link )
25.03.2011
European Commission organises a Conference on “European Company Law: the way forward” in Brussels on 16–17 May 2011
24.02.2011
Linking business registers across Europe will stimulate cross-border trade and save up to 70 million euro a year (IP/11/221 Choose translations of the previous link )
27.01.2011
Commission acts to enforce anti-money laundering rules in Germany (IP/11/75 Choose translations of the previous link )

2010

22.11.2010
Consultation on Disclosure of Non-Financial Information by Companies
19.11.2010
Commission presents Report on how the European Company Statute (SE) works for business (IP/10/1531 Choose translations of the previous link )
26.10.2010
Public consultation on country-by-country reporting by multi­national companies
24.06.2010
Commission acts to ensure that 12 Member States implement EU rules on shareholders’ rights in listed companies and public procurement redress (IP/10/815 Choose translations of the previous link )
03.06.2010
Commission asks France to respect European laws on anti-money laundering (IP/10/681 Choose translations of the previous link )
02.06.2010
Commission reports on the application by Member States of Recommendations on remuneration issues
02.06.2010
Consultation on the corporate governance in financial institutions and remuneration policies
02.06.2010
Consultation on the corporate governance in financial institutions and remuneration policies
06.05.2010
Commission to take on bottlenecks to financing of SMEs (IP/10/522 Choose translations of the previous link )
23.03.2010
Commission launches consultation on how European Company Statute (SE) works (IP/10/338 Choose translations of the previous link )