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December 2009

Date Theme Subject
18.12.2009 Single Market News SMN Issue 56 is online
17.12.2009 Single Market News The German and French version of issue 55 are on line
14.12.2009 Intellectual Property Rights: Member States and the Commission mobilise to fight counterfeiting and piracy (IP/09/1919)
14.12.2009 Copyright European Commission welcomes ratification of the WIPO Copyright Treaties (IP/09/1916)
09.12.2009

 

Professional Qualifications Commission provides improved information and guidance on how EU rules work in practice (IP/09/1898)
04.12.2009 Industrial Property Patents: EU achieves political breakthrough on an enhanced patent system (IP/09/1880)
03.12.2009 Councils Preparation for the Competitiveness Council of Ministers, Brussels, 03/04 December 2009 (MEMO/09/537)

November 2009

Date Theme Subject
20.11.2009 Infringements Free movement of services: Commission takes action against United Kingdom (recognition of medical expenses) and Portugal (construction services) (IP/09/1763)
    Free movement of capital: Commission requests Austria to modify provisions on the acquisition of agricultural real estate in the Land Transfer Law of Vorarlberg (IP/09/1762)
    Free movement of services: Commission takes action against Germany (care insurance) and Cyprus (education services) (IP/09/1761)
    Financial services: Commission takes action to ensure that 10 Member States implement EU rules (IP/09/1760)
    Public procurement: Commission closes infringement case against Slovakia after the cancellation of a service contract awarded by the Slovak Ministry of Infrastructure (IP/09/1759)
    Public procurement: Commission closes infringement procedure against France concerning direct award of concessions to public bodies, as provided for under the 'Sapin Law' (IP/09/1758)
    Internal Market: Commission refers Belgium to Court of Justice over law on supplementary health insurance provided by private sickness funds (IP/09/1756)
    Free movement of capital: Commission calls on Italy to apply Court of Justice ruling on special powers in privatised companies (IP/09/1755)
    Professional qualifications: Commission requests information from Greece on compliance with Court judgments on engineers and implementation of EU rules (IP/09/1754)
    Public contracts: Commission refers Germany to Court of Justice over waste disposal service contracts awarded by city of Rostock (IP/09/1753)
    Public procurement: Commission refers Spain to Court of Justice over modification of contracts after award (IP/09/1752)
    Public procurement: Commission calls on Greece to review urban planning contracts and to comply with Court ruling on medical devices (IP/09/1751)
17.11.2009 Accounting Consultation on the International Financial Reporting Standard for Small and Medium-sized Entities
06.11.2009 Financial conglomerates Consultation regarding the Review of the Financial Conglomerates Directive
05.11.2009 Company Law Getting better access to company information: Commission consults on the interconnection of business registers (IP/09/1677)
03.11.2009 Banking Consumers to start benefiting from easier bank account switching from November (IP/09/1667)
Payment services Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA): cross-border direct debits now a reality (IP/09/1665)

October 2009

Date Theme Subject
29.10.2009 Public procurement Access to utilities procurement markets of non-EU countries
29.10.2009 Infringements Public procurement: Commission requests the Netherlands to review contract for supply and management of coffee machines in Noord-Holland (IP/09/1618)
    Professional qualifications: Commission acts to ensure that Belgium, Greece, Luxembourg and the United Kingdom implement EU law (IP/09/1621)
    Free movement of services: Commission takes action against Bulgaria (law firms), Luxembourg (medical tests) and Austria (bank accounts) (IP/09/1625)
    Free movement of capital: Commission calls on Spain to apply Court of Justice ruling on law amending functions of Spanish electricity and gas regulator (IP/09/1628)
    Financial services: Commission takes action against Spain (anti-money laundering), Estonia (statutory audit) and Luxembourg (market abuse) (IP/09/1633)
    Free movement of capital: Commission refers Poland to Court of Justice over special rights granted to the State in certain companies (IP/09/1634)
    Internal Market: Commission action leads to removal of unjustified restrictions in Austria (company establishment) and Germany (patent agents) (IP/09/1639)
26.10.2009 Financial Services Commission adopts additional legislative proposals to strengthen financial supervision in Europe (IP/09/1582)
22.10.2009 Copyright European Commission launches reflection on a Digital Single Market for Creative Content Online (IP/09/1563)
22.10.2009 Retail financial services Technical Workshop on Packaged Retail Investment Products
20.10.2009 Banking Commission consults on the measures necessary for a new EU framework for Crisis Management in the Banking Sector (IP/09/1549)
20.10.2009 Financial Services Commission sets out future actions to strengthen the safety of derivatives markets (IP/09/1546)
20.10.2009 General policy framework President Barroso entrusts Mr Mario Monti with the mission to prepare a report on the re-launch of the Single Market (MEMO/09/469)
19.10.2009 Copyright European Commission puts challenges of books digitisation for authors, libraries and consumers on EU's agenda (IP/09/1544)
19.10.2009 Councils Preparation of Eurogroup and Informal Economic and Finance Ministers Council, Luxembourg, 19 and 20 October 2009 (MEMO/09/461)
16.10.2009 Services Commission adopts a Decision to facilitate the use of e-procedures through the 'Points of Single Contact' under the Services Directive
14.10.2009 SOLVIT Single Market Award 2009 goes to Aurora de Freitas for personal campaign to bring down barriers for Portuguese citizens  (IP/09/1522)
13.10.2009 Speech of C. McCreevy SEPA Direct Debit Launch (SPEECH/09/466)
08.10.2009 Infringements Public procurement: Commission requests United Kingdom to review contracts for the provision of housing services awarded by Glasgow Housing Association without competitive tender (IP/09/1458)
    Public procurement: Commission closes infringement case against Germany concerning public-public cooperation for IT contracts in Hamburg and North Rhine-Westphalia (IP/09/1462)
    Public procurement: Commission closes infringement case against Germany concerning public-public cooperation for waste treatment in Rhineland-Palatinate (IP/09/1465)
    Public procurement: Commission requests Spain to comply with Court judgment on review period between contract award and conclusion (IP/09/1466)
    Professional qualifications: Commission formally requests Luxembourg to amend national legislation on training requirements for general care nurses (IP/09/1468)
    Public contracts: the Commission refers Spain to the Court of Justice concerning the joint ventures set up by the publicly owned company IVVSA (IP/09/1469)
    Public procurement: Commission requests Slovakia to review legal services contracts for motorway construction projects (IP/09/1470)
    Nationality requirement for notaries: the European Commission brings a case before the European Court of Justice to ensure non-discrimination in Portugal (IP/09/1471)
    Professional qualifications: Commission acts to ensure that EU veterinary diplomas are recognised in Greece (IP/09/1472)
    Professional qualifications: Commission takes action to ensure that Luxembourg and Portugal implement EU rules (IP/09/1473)
    Free movement of services: Commission takes action against Portugal (estate agents and patent agents), Belgium (access to service activities) and Spain (medical expenses) (IP/09/1474)
    Internal Market: Commission takes action against restrictions on estate agents' activities in Cyprus (IP/09/1476)
    Postal services: Commission refers Greece to Court of Justice over restrictions on courier services (IP/09/1477)
    Public procurement: Commission requests the Netherlands to review contract for land development in Eindhoven awarded without competitive tender (IP/09/1478)
    Internal Market: Commission action leads to removal of unjustified restrictions in Austria (casino advertising), France (bovine insemination) and Portugal (retail stores) (IP/09/1479)
    Free movement of capital: Commission contests Greek Decree stipulating a 5% voting cap in electricity company PPC (IP/09/1480)
    Internal Market: Commission takes action to ensure that Belgium, Greece, Ireland, Italy and Poland implement EU laws (IP/09/1481)
02.10.2009 Services Commission adopts first Decision to facilitate administrative cooperation under the Services Directive through the use of the Internal Market Information System ("IMI").
02.10.2009 Single Market News Issue 55 is online

September 2009

Date Theme Subject
29.09.2009 Payment Services Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA): Commission consultation shows general support for end-date for SEPA migration (IP/09/1372)
28.09.2009 Speech of C. McCreevy Supervision, solvency and capital requirements (SPEECH/09/426)
24.09.2009 Speech of C. McCreevy Derivatives and Risk Allocation (SPEECH/09/410)
24.09.2009 Securities Commission cuts red tape and improves investor protection on securities prospectuses (IP/09/1351)
23.09.2009 Financial services Commission adopts legislative proposals to strengthen financial supervision in Europe (IP/09/1347)
23.09.2009 Council Preparation for the Competitiveness Council of Ministers, 24–25 September 2009 (MEMO/09/406)
18.09.2009 Speech of C. McCreevy Lisbon: Voting “No” would be a gamble too far (SPEECH/09/399)
18.09.2009 Speech of C. McCreevy Towards an integrated approach to regulation across the EU (SPEECH/09/398)
14.09.2009 Intellectual property rights Commission comes forward with practical, non-legislative measures to combat counterfeiting and piracy (IP/09/1313)
14.09.2009 Derivatives Conference: Derivatives in crisis – Safeguarding Financial Stability (MEX/09/0914)
14.09.2009 Financial services Publication of the results of public consultation on financial inclusion: ensuring access to a basic bank account (MEX/09/0914)
14.09.2009 Financial services Publication of the results of public consultation on alternative dispute resolution (ADR) in the area of financial services (MEX/09/0914)
11.09.2009 Auditing Statutory Audit: Commission proposes cooperation on the exchange of audit working papers between Member States and Canada, Japan and Switzerland (IP/09/1304)
10.09.2009 Speech of C. McCreevy Annual Sir Thomas Gresham Lecture (SPEECH/09/386)
10.09.2009 Payment Services Single Euro Payments Area: Commission presents actions to make SEPA a success  (IP/09/1296)
07.09.2009 Speech of C. McCreevy “It is time for Europe to turn over a new e-leaf on digital books and copyright” (MEMO/09/376)
03.09.2009 Speech of C. McCreevy Public Hearing on “Responsible Lending and Borrowing” – Opening address (SPEECH/09/363)

August 2009

Date Theme Subject
25.08.2009 Defence Procurement New Directive on defence and security procurement enters into force (IP/09/1250)

July 2009

Date Theme Subject
31.07.2009 Financial Markets Infrastructure Major step towards financial stability: European market for credit default swaps becomes safer (IP/09/1215)
29.07.2009 Single Market News The German and French version of issue 54 are on line
24.07.2009 Banking Public Consultation regarding further possible changes to the Capital Requirements Directive (“CRD”)
16.07.2009 Financial services Commission publishes study on trading and post-trading prices, costs and volumes (IP/09/1151)
16.07.2009 Internal Market Scoreboard Member States still on target but need to focus on correct application of rules (IP/09/1149)
15.07.2009 Auditing International audit market: consultation respondents recognise need to remove barriers to entry (IP/09/1139)
13.07.2009 Financial services Commission proposes further revision of banking regulation to strengthen rules on bank capital and on remuneration in the banking sector (IP/09/1120)
03.07.2009 Financial services Financial services: Commission outlines ways to strengthen the safety of derivatives markets (IP/09/1083)
03.07.2009 Investment Funds The Commission launches public consultation on the UCITS depositary function (IP/09/1086)

June 2009

Date Theme Subject
29.06.2009 Single Market policy Commission calls on Member States to implement new guidelines for improving Single Market (IP/09/1051)
26.06.2009 Speech of C. McCreevy What the EU is doing in the area of consumer protection for financial services (SPEECH/09/322)
26.06.2009 Speech of C. McCreevy “Some aspects of economic and financial crisis” – Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland (ICAI) – Financial Services Breakfast Seminar, Dublin (SPEECH/09/317)

25.06.2009

Financial Services Report on the financial crisis and financial education following the second meeting of the EGFE PDFEnglish
25.06.2009 Infringements Internal Market: Commission takes action to ensure that the Czech Republic, France and Luxembourg implement EU rules (IP/09/1005)
    Accounting and auditing: Commission takes action to ensure that Member States implement EU rules (IP/09/1004)
    Insurance: Commission refers Ireland to Court of Justice over exemption of Irish Voluntary Health Insurance Board (VHI) from EU rules (IP/09/1003)
    Free movement of services and freedom of establishment: Commission takes action against Greece and Germany, closes case against Austria (IP/09/1002)
    Professional qualifications: Commission formally requests Greece to amend rules on language requirements for qualified EU teachers (IP/09/1001)
    Public procurement: Commission sends formal request to United Kingdom over award of contract for development of land in city of York (IP/09/1000)
    Public contracts: the Commission decides to take Greece to the European Court (IP/09/999)
24.06.2009 Speech of C. McCreevy Future industry landscape, lessons from the market crisis (SPEECH/09/323)
22.06.2009 Auditing Commission consults on possible adoption of international standards for statutory audit of EU companies (IP/09/975)
15.06.2009 Financial services Commission launches consultation on how to ensure responsible lending and borrowing in the EU(IP/09/922)
15.06.2009 Financial services Commission launches consultation on expert group report on credit histories (IP/09/921)
08.06.2009 Payment Services Commission launches consultation on possible end-date for Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA) migration (IP/09/884)
  Councils Preparation of Eurogroup and Economic and Finance Ministers Council(MEMO/09/264)
03.06.2009 Insurances Public Consultation on compensation of victims of cross-border accidents in the EU: prolonged to 30.06.2009.
01.06.2009 Speech of C. McCreevy Regulation of Financial Markets in Crisis: a Transatlantic Challenge (SPEECH/09/281)

May 2009

Date Theme Subject
29.05.2009 Financial services Consultation on the review of the Directive on Deposit Guarantee Schemes
28.05.2009 Investment Funds Post Madoff: Commissioner McCreevy initiates clarification of UCITS (Undertakings for Collective Investment in Transferable Securities) regulations regime (EXME09/28.05)
27.05.2009 Council Preparation for the Competitiveness Council of Ministers, Brussels, 28/29 May 2009 and Space Council of Ministers, Brussels, 29 May 2009 (MEMO/09/250)
27.05.2009 Financial services Commission proposes stronger financial supervision in Europe
19.05.2009 Auditing The Monitoring Group adopts a Charter
  • Press Release PDFEnglish
  • Charter PDFEnglish
18.05.2009 Accounting Commission appoints three new members of the Standards Advice Review Group (IP/09/886)
14.05.2009 Infringements Public procurement: Commission refers Ireland to Court over public supply contract for animal identification tags (IP/09/763)
    Public procurement: Commission sends formal request to Lithuania concerning contract for modernisation of railway radio communication system (IP/09/764)
    Public procurement: Commission requests Italy to comply with Court judgment on helicopter supply contracts (IP/09/765)
    Company law and corporate governance: Commission takes action to ensure that five Member States implement EU laws (IP/09/766)
    Internal Market: infringement proceedings against Austria, Greece, Poland and Portugal (IP/09/767)
    Public procurement: Commission sends formal request to Slovakia concerning award of electronic toll collection service by National Motorway Company (IP/09/768)
13.05.2009 Single Market News Issue 54 is online
  Speech of C. McCreevy The future of regulation  (SPEECH/09/242)
11.05.2009 Speech of C. McCreevy Looking beyond the financial and economic crisis  (SPEECH/09/244)
08.05.2009 Single Market News The German and French version of issue 53 are on line
  Speech of C. McCreevy The current global economic crisis  (SPEECH/09/232)
07.05.2009 Speech of C. McCreevy Keynote Speech: European Parliament - High Level Conference "Towards a New Supervisory Architecture in Europe"
 (SPEECH/09/221)
  Discours de C. McCreevy Keynote Address "Financial Reporting in a Changing World" Conference
 (SPEECH/09/223)
06.05.2009 Financial Services High Level Conference "Towards a new supervisory architecture in Europe" – 7 May 2009 - Brussels (MEX/09/0506)
  Speech of C. McCreevy Programme to support specific activities in the field of financial services, financial reporting and auditing and Capital Requirements Directive  (SPEECH/09/215)
04.05.2009 Council Preparation of Eurogroup and Economic and Finance Ministers Council,
Brussels, 4 and 5 May 2009 (MEMO/09/214)
  Occupational pensions Commission report on some key aspects concerning the IORP Directive (MEX/09/0504)

April 2009

Date Theme Subject
29.04.2009 Financial Services Commission proposes EU framework for managers of alternative investment funds (IP/09/669)
    Commission proposes better investor protection measures for packaged retail investment products (IP/09/666)
  Company Law Commission sets out principles on remuneration of risk-taking staff in financial institutions (IP/09/674)
    Commission sets out further guidance on structure and determination of directors' remuneration (IP/09/673)
  Speech of C. McCreevy Press Conference on Financial Package (SPEECH/09/206)
24.04.2009 Payment Services European Commission welcomes the European Parliament's adoption of two proposals in the area of payments (on e‑money and cross-border payments), IP/09/637
23.04.2009 Rating Agencies Approval of new Regulation will raise standards for the issuance of credit ratings used in the Community (IP/09/629)
  External dimension Dialogue UE-Japon sur la réforme réglementaire (Memo/09/190)
  Copyright Commission welcomes Parliament vote on copyright term (IP/09/627)
22.04.2009 Insurance 'Solvency II': European Parliament approval of proposed Directive brings modern insurance regulation nearer (IP/09/621)
21.04.2009 Accounting Conference on "Financial Reporting in a Changing World", Brussels, May 7-8 2009 (MEX/09/0421)
20.04.2009 Financial Services Commission launches consultation on new legal framework for intermediated securities (IP/09/599)
Commission launches call for evidence on review of Market Abuse Directive (IP/09/600)
Commission sets up Payment Systems Market Expert Group (IP/09/601)
Seminar on “Financial Integration and Stability – Challenges and policy lessons”, Brussels, 30 April 2009 (EXME09 / 20.04)
16.04.2009 Financial Services High Level Conference “Towards a new supervisory architecture in Europe” – 7 May 2009 – Bruxelles
16.04.2009 Financial Markets Infrastructure Public consultation on the Harmonisation of Securities Law
14.04.2009 Infringements Public procurement: Commission refers Ireland to Court over irregularities during award procedure for interpretation services by Department of Justice (IP/09/572)
    Public procurement: Commission sends formal request to Germany concerning award of services for collection and disposal of waste water by city of Hamm (IP/09/574)
    Recognition of professional qualifications: the Commission sends a letter of formal notice to Spain regarding air traffic controllers (IP/09/575)
    Professional qualifications: Commission requests Greece for information on compliance with Court judgment on engineers (IP/09/576)
    Professional qualifications: Commission sends formal request to Germany concerning manual therapists (IP/09/578)
    Professional qualifications: Commission acts to ensure that Luxembourg implements EU law (IP/09/579)
    Public procurement: Commission sends formal request to Germany concerning legal database services (IP/09/580)
    Free movement of capital: Commission refers Poland to Court of Justice over investment restrictions for open pension funds (IP/09/581)
08.04.2009 Insurance Decision to open winding-up proceedings in respect of Societatea de Asigurari si Reasigurari EUROASIG S.A.
  Retail Market Questionnaire to Member States and stakeholders in the framework of the Retail Market Monitoring exercise
02.04.2009 Financial reporting Upcoming Conference on Financial Reporting in a Changing World, Brussels, 7-8 May 2009
  Intellectual property High Level Conference on Counterfeiting and Piracy (IP/09/528)
  Speech of C. McCreevy High Level Conference on Counterfeiting and Piracy - Closing remarks (SPEECH/09/169)
  Speech of C. McCreevy High Level Conference on Counterfeiting and Piracy - Opening remarks (SPEECH/09/168)

March 2009

Date Theme Subject
31.03.2009 Intellectual property Trade mark protection in the EU gets much cheaper and easier to obtain (IP/09/506)
  Speech of C. McCreevy Affordable trade mark protection for Europe (SPEECH/09/157)
30.03.2009 Intellectual property Commission launches European Observatory on Counterfeiting and Piracy (IP/09/497)
  Motor insurance  Public Consultation on compensation of victims of cross-border accidents in the EU
27.03.2009 Speech of C. McCreevy Challenging times for Ireland and the world economy (SPEECH/09/153)
24.03.2009 Patents Commission sets out next steps for creation of unified patent litigation system  (IP/09/460)
  European Corporate Governance Forum Executive remuneration: European Forum sets out best practices for directors' pay (IP/09/459)
20.03.2009 Speech of C. McCreevy Strategies in a Crisis Forum (SPEECH/09/136)
19.03.2009 Speech of C. McCreevy 'SMEs in the European Market' Conference (SPEECH/09/163)
  Infringements Internal Market: Commission requests Luxembourg to comply with Court judgements(IP/09/441)
    Libre circulation des services: procédure d'infraction contre la Belgique (IP/09/440)
    Professional qualifications: Commission requests Spain for information on compliance with Court judgment (IP/09/439)
    Internal Market: Commission closes infringement cases against Austria and Belgium (IP/09/438)
    Public procurement: infringement proceedings against Germany concerning award of public works contract for construction of tax office building in Quedlinburg (IP/09/437)
    Public procurement: infringement proceedings against Italy concerning direct award for supply of management consulting services for pharmacies (IP/09/436)
    Public procurement: infringement proceedings against France concerning exclusive rights for vocational training in agriculture (IP/09/434)
17.03.2009 Occupational Pensions Public Hearing on the harmonisation of solvency rules applicable to Institutions for Occupational Retirement Provision (IORPs)
(EXME09 / 17.03)
12.03.2009 Investment Funds Results of the public consultation on Hedge Funds (EXME09 / 12.03)
10.03.2009 Financial markets  Financial market supervision: Commission launches consultation of interested parties  (IP/09/373)
09-10.03.2009 Councils Eurogroup and Economic and Finance Ministers Council, Brussels (Memo/09/101)
04.03.2009 Financial markets Commission calls on EU leaders to stay united against the crisis, move fast on financial market reform and show global leadership at G20 (IP/09/351)
  Speech of C. McCreevy Closing remarks: Financial inclusion and education in the EU (SPEECH/09/94)
  Councils Preparation of the Competitiveness Council of Ministers, Brussels (Memo/09/93)

February 2009

Date Theme Subject
26.02.2009 Financial reporting Commission proposes major burden reduction for micro entities (IP/09/328)
  Accounting Consultation on the Review of the Fourth and Seventh Company Law Directives
  Speech of C. McCreevy EC Conference on Private Equity & Hedge Funds - Opening Speech (SPEECH/09/80)
25.02.2009 Speech of J. Holmquist IMI Awareness-Raising Conference - Welcome Address PDF
  Financial markets De Larosière Report on EU financial supervision PDFDeutschEnglishEspañolFrançaisItalianoPolski
  Banking State aid: Commission provides guidance for the treatment of impaired assets in the EU banking sector (IP/09/322)
19.02.2009 Auditing Audit Working papers – Statement by Charlie McCreevy, Commissioner for the Internal Market and Services (MEMO/09/79)
  Internal Market Scoreboard/SOLVIT and CSS annual reports Member States maintain high rate of implementation but more action required on practical application of rules (IP/09/297)
  Infringements Company law and corporate governance: Commission takes action to ensure that the Czech Republic, Luxembourg, Portugal and Spain implement EU laws (IP/09/282)
    Commission requests Bulgaria to submit observations on possible restrictions on the free movement of Community lawyers and law firms (IP/09/281)
    Nationality requirement for notaries: the Commission takes new steps to ensure compliance with the principle of non-discrimination in Portugal (IP/09/280)
    Public procurement: Commission requests Italy to comply with two Court of Justice judgements (IP/09/279)
    Free movement of capital: Commission refers Portugal to European Court of Justice over special rights held by the State in GALP Energia (IP/09/278)
  Financial Services Commissioner Charlie McCreevy welcomes Industry Commitment to EU Central Counterparty for CDS  (MEMO/09/77)
17.02.2009 IMI Awareness Raising Conference "The IMI Network and the Services Directive – Connecting administrations, building trust" (MEX 09/17.02)
16.02.2009 Company Law Commission consults on a possible European Foundation Statute (IP/09/270)
09.02.2009 Investment Services and regulated markets Commission launches call for evidence on review of Investor Compensation Schemes Directive (IP/09/230)
  Councils Preparation of Eurogroup and Economic and Finance Ministers Council (Memo/09/56)
  Speech of C. McCreevy The Credit Crisis – Looking ahead (SPEECH/09/41)
06.02.2009 Retail financial services Financial inclusion: Commission launches public consultation on ensuring access to a basic bank account (IP/09/224)
05.02.2009 Payment Services Commission Expert Group calls for removing barriers to electronic invoicing, MEX/09/0205
03.02.2009 Speech of C. McCreevy Address by Commissioner Charlie McCreevy at the EP Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON) (SPEECH/09/34)

January 2009

Date Theme Subject
29.01.2009 Infringements Inspection services: Commission closes two cases against Germany following new national legislation (IP/09/187)
    Company law and corporate governance: Commission takes action to ensure that France, Italy and Poland implement transparency obligations of listed companies (IP/09/176)
    Anti-money laundering: Commission takes action to ensure that France, Poland and Spain implement EU laws (IP/09/159)
    Internal Market: infringement proceedings against Luxembourg and Greece (IP/09/157)
    Public procurement: infringement proceedings against Italy concerning bank services for University of Parma (IP/09/156)
    Public procurement: infringement proceedings against Germany concerning procurement of waste disposal services by the city of Rostock (IP/09/155)
    Public procurement: Commission requests Portugal to amend discriminatory legislation on the award of certain public service contracts (IP/09/154)
    Freedom to provide services: infringement proceedings against Luxembourg (IP/09/153)
    Nationality requirements for notaries: Commission takes the Netherlands before the Court of Justice to ensure compliance with non discrimination principle (IP/09/152)
    Freedom of establishment: infringement proceedings against France over biomedical laboratories (IP/09/151)
27.01.2009 Speech of C. McCreevy Financial Markets & Economic Recovery - Restoring Confidence and responding to public concerns (SPEECH/09/23)
  Investment Funds High-Level Conference on Private Equity and Hedge Funds (EXME09/27.01)
26.01.2009 Investment Funds Commission sets out steps to clarify the responsibilities of UCITS depositaries (IP/09/126)
  Financial markets Commission adopts measures to strengthen supervisory committees and standard-setting bodies for accounting and auditing (IP/09/125)
22.01.2009 Services Directive The high-level conference on the "Future of Services in the Internal Market" (EXME09/22.01)
19.01.2009 Financial Services European Financial Integration Report 2008 (IP/09/68)
  Financial Education Commission launches European Database for Financial Education (IP/09/69)
09.01.2009 Securities Commission launches consultation on review of Prospectus Directive (IP/09/27)
08.01.2009 Postal services EU reforms on track but more progress needed in some Member States, says Commission report (IP/09/16)
  Financial Services Commission encourages applications for the new Payment Systems Market Expert Group (IP/09/17)

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