EU business lobby to champion climate status quo – leak

By |oktober 4th, 2018|2030 climate and energy targets, 2050 climate strategy, business lobby, BusinessEurope, Climate Change, Environment Council, IPCC, News|

One of Europe's most influential business lobbies is trying to push the EU towards climate action standstill, after a leaked memo obtained by EURACTIV called the bloc’s existing 40% emissions reduction target "already ambitious".

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Leaked memo exposes business rift on climate change

By |september 27th, 2018|2030 climate and energy targets, 2050 climate strategy, BusinessEurope, News, Paris Agreement|

BusinessEurope, the EU employer organisation, was urged to reconsider its stance on climate change after a leaked internal memo exposed what others in the business community have now rebuked as an “extreme lowest common denominator” that does not represent their view.

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VAT overhaul accused of being contrary to EU treaties

By |april 27th, 2018|BusinessEurope, European Commission, European Parliament, fraudsters, Ine Lejeune, Kristian Koktvedgaard, Maria Elena Scoppio, News, Rita de la Feria, Roberto Gualtieri, TFEU, VAT, VAT fraud|

The de-harmonisation of VAT rates put forward by the Commission has been flagged as unconstitutional. Moreover, the proposal to completely overhaul the primary European tax  faces much criticism. EURACTIV.fr reports.

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Bozhidar Danev: Part of Bulgaria’s fuel sector lies in the grey economy

By |marec 6th, 2018|air quality, Bulgaria, Bulgarian Presidency, BusinessEurope, Cartels, demographic change, EU-Russia sanctions, fuels, human resources, infrastructure, monopolies, News, oil price, poverty, remittances, Roma, smuggling, Veselin Mareshki, Western Balkans|

Unusually low fuel prices in Bulgaria are probably the result of cartels, or contraband, Bozhidar Danev told EURACTIV.com in an exclusive interview, saying the authorities have  so far been unable or unwilling to address the issue.

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Katainen: Erosion of rule of law ‘more worrisome’ than Brexit

By |marec 2nd, 2018|Brexit, BusinessEurope, Jyrki Katainen, News, Poland, rule of law|

European Commission Vice-President Jyrki Katainen said on Thursday (1 March) that Europe can compromise on many things, including Brexit, but not on the "more worrisome" threats to the rule of law and media freedom.

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Live: BusinessEurope Day 2018 in Brussels [Promoted content]

By |marec 1st, 2018|BusinessEurope, Donald Tusk, Emma Marcegaglia, Jykri Katainen, Michel Barnier, News|

In the context of its 60 anniversary, BusinessEurope discussed 'The value(s) of business' in a day-long event in Brussels on March 1, 2018. As Media Partner, we featured a live stream throughout the day that can still be watched. Keynote speeches included Donald Tusk, Jyrki Katainen and Michel Barnier on a key day in the Brexit negotiations.

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