GROW - DG Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs
Develop a clear picture of the present situation for business transfers across the
European Union, building on existing information in the public and private sectors
in a practical way;
> Assess the scope for positive contributions to jobs and growth in Europe if business transfers can be more smoothly and successfully handled.
The work should contribute to a study being done in parallel which will gather data about each phase of the business transfer timeline, e.g.
Awareness Planning Transfer Procedures Post-Transfer
The same group will, in the following year, be asked to contribute to a Phase II of work on this subject which will aim to:
> generate a portfolio of 'good practices' in this area, addressing both removal of barriers to smooth business transfers and provision of appropriate support services for successful business transfers; and
> develop recommendations for implementation of these 'good practices' across
Coordinates with Member States, exchange of views
Third Country (Economy, Finance, Energy), Candidate country (Economy, Customs), National administrations