Archivi del mese: giugno 2018

Celebrating the Customs Union: the world’s largest trading bloc turns 50

http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-18-4265_en.htm The EU’s Customs Union celebrates its 50th anniversary on July 1, one of the greatest achievements of the European Union. Borne out of the landmark post-war agreements that paved the way for European integration, the Customs Union opened for … Continua a leggere

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WTO DS554: Russia v. United States — Certain Measures on Steel and Aluminium Products

On 29 June 2018, the Russian Federation requested consultations with the United States concerning certain measures imposed by the United States to allegedly adjust imports of steel and aluminium into the United States. ds554_e.htm

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Governance of the Energy Union: Council confirms deal reached with the European Parliament

The EU ambassadors of the member states confirmed, on behalf of the Council, the provisional agreement reached on 19-20 June between the Bulgarian Presidency and the European Parliament on the Energy Union governance regulation. Governance of the Energy Union ST_15090_2016_REV_1_EN … Continua a leggere

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European Council (Art. 50) meeting (29 June 2018) – Conclusions – Riunione del Consiglio europeo (Articolo 50) (29 giugno 2018)

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The European Council establishes the composition of the European Parliament after Brexit – Il Consiglio europeo stabilisce la composizione del Parlamento europeo a seguito della Brexit

composizione parlamento La decisione riduce e ridistribuisce i seggi del Parlamento europeo a seguito della decisione del Regno Unito di recedere dall’Unione europea. La nuova composizione comporterà una riduzione delle dimensioni dal Parlamento europeo, che passerà da 751 a 705 … Continua a leggere

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EU to ban data localisation restrictions – A breve il divieto UE sulle restrizioni in materia di localizzazione dei dati

The EU is moving to boost its data economy by creating a single market for data storage and processing services, such as cloud computing. This freedom to choose a data service provider anywhere in Europe is expected to lead to … Continua a leggere

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ECHR: Confiscation of land over unlawful site development: Italy in violation of Convention

Grand Chamber judgment1 in the case of G.I.E.M. S.r.l. and Others v. Italy (applications nos. 1828/06, 34163/07 and 19029/11) the European Court of Human Rights The cases concern the confiscation of land as provided for by domestic legislation in the … Continua a leggere

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We consider a hard Brexit a real possibility now – not a tail risk.

http://www.eurointelligence.com/public/briefings/2018-06-28.html

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Following agreement by both Houses on the text of the Bill it received Royal Assent on 26 June. The Bill is now an Act of Parliament (law).

Following agreement by both Houses on the text of the Bill it received Royal Assent on 26 June. The Bill is now an Act of Parliament (law). https://services.parliament.uk/bills/2017-19/europeanunionwithdrawal.html Information about the Withdrawal Bill https://www.parliament.uk/brexit European Union Withdrawal Bill Act

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US Supreme Court: Travel Ban and National Security

TRUMP, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, ET AL. v. HAWAII ET AL. CERTIORARI TO THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE NINTH CIRCUIT No. 17–965. Argued April 25, 2018—Decided June 26, 2018 https://www.supremecourt.gov/search.aspx?filename=/docket/docketfiles/html/public/17-965.html In September 2017, the President issued … Continua a leggere

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Sanctions after Brexit

This event explores the impact of Brexit on economic sanctions from different perspectives – law, policy, and industry. The first panel will discuss the new legal framework in the UK, the second will look at policy implications and sanctions relationships … Continua a leggere

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IMPLEMENTING REGULATION on certain commercial policy measures concerning certain products originating in the United States of America – Regolamento di esecuzione relativo ad alcune misure di politica commerciale riguardanti determinati prodotti originari degli Stati Uniti d’America

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Technical note on coordination of external security. Detail on the UK’s position on coordination on external security.

Technical note on coordination of external security Detail on the UK’s position on coordination on external security. Technical_Note_Coordination_on_External_Security – 21 June 2018 Sanctions are a key foreign policy tool,and much of our future cooperation on sanctions will flow from UK-EU … Continua a leggere

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JOINT STATEMENT FROM THE EU NEGOTIATORS AND THE UK GOV ON PROGRESS OF NEGOTIATIONS

JOINT STATEMENT FROM THE NEGOTIATORS OF THE EUROPEAN UNION AND THE UNITED KINGDOM GOVERNMENT ON PROGRESS OF NEGOTIATIONS UNDER ARTICLE 50 TEU ON THE UNITED KINGDOM’S ORDERLY WITHDRAWAL FROM THE EUROPEAN UNION

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EU adopts rebalancing measures in reaction to US steel and aluminium tariffs – L’UE adotta misure di riequilibrio in reazione ai dazi statunitensi sull’acciaio e sull’alluminio

IP-18-4220_IT IP-18-4220_EN IMMEDIATE NOTIFICATION UNDER ARTICLE 12.5 OF THE AGREEMENT ON SAFEGUARDS TO THE COUNCIL FOR TRADE IN GOODS OF PROPOSED SUSPENSION OF CONCESSIONS AND OTHER OBLIGATIONS REFERRED TO IN PARAGRAPH 2 OF ARTICLE 8 OF THE AGREEMENT ON SAFEGUARDS … Continua a leggere

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Illegal annexation of Crimea and Sevastopol: EU extends sanctions by one year. Annessione illegale della Crimea e di Sebastopoli: l’UE proroga le sanzioni di un anno.

Il 18 giugno 2018 il Consiglio ha prorogato fino al 23 giugno 2019 le misure restrittive in risposta all’annessione illegale della Crimea e di Sebastopoli da parte della Russia. http://www.consilium.europa.eu/it/press/press-releases/2018/06/18/illegal-annexation-of-crimea-and-sevastopol-eu-extends-sanctions-by-one-year/ http://www.consilium.europa.eu/en/press/press-releases/2018/06/18/illegal-annexation-of-crimea-and-sevastopol-eu-extends-sanctions-by-one-year/

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Banca d’Italia: Attuazione della politica monetaria ed Emergency Liquidity Assistance

Attuazione della politica monetaria ed Emergency Liquidity Assistance La Banca d’Italia concorre a formulare la politica monetaria nell’area dell’euro attraverso la partecipazione del Governatore al Consiglio direttivo della Banca centrale europea (BCE). In qualità di membro del Consiglio direttivo, il … Continua a leggere

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Fight against human trafficking in Libya: EU sanctions six human traffickers and smugglers in line with UN decision – Lotta contro la tratta degli esseri umani in Libia: l’UE sanziona sei trafficanti di esseri umani e passatori in linea con la decisione dell’ONU

Il 14 giugno il Consiglio ha recepito nel diritto dell’UE le sanzioni adottate il 7 giugno dalle Nazioni Unite che impongono il divieto di viaggio e il congelamento dei beni a sei trafficanti di esseri umani e passatori operativi in … Continua a leggere

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La Corte di giustizia conferma il mantenimento del congelamento di capitali di Rami Makhlouf, cugino di Bachar al-Assad, per il periodo 2016-2017. The Court of Justice confirms that the fund-freezing measures imposed on Rami Makhlouf, cousin of Bashar al-Assad, must be maintained for the period 2016-2017.

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Bilancio UE: all’Europa che protegge 4,8 miliardi di € in finanziamenti per la sicurezza

IP-18-4125_IT Per il prossimo bilancio a lungo termine dell’UE per il periodo 2021-2027 la Commissione propone un consistente aumento degli attuali finanziamenti destinati alla sicurezza: da 3,5 a 4,8 miliardi di €. IP-18-4121_IT

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WTO DS552: Norway v. United States — Certain Measures on Steel and Aluminium Products

On 13 June 2018, Norway requested consultations with the United States concerning certain measures imposed by the United States to allegedly adjust imports of steel and aluminium into the United States. https://www.wto.org/english/tratop_e/dispu_e/cases_e/ds552_e.htm

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EMN: Annual Report on Migration and Asylum 2017

Annual Report on Migration and Asylum 2017 The effectiveness of return in EU Member States The changing influx of asylum seekers in 2014- 2016: Member State responses Common Template of EMN Focussed Study 2017 Safe Country of Origin Italy country … Continua a leggere

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Ad-Hoc Query on Average cost and average length of reception for asylum seekers

Ad-Hoc Query on Average cost and average length of reception for asylum seekers

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The Charlevoix G7 Summit (almost) Joint Communique

The Charlevoix G7 Summit Communique “4. We acknowledge that free, fair, and mutually beneficial trade and investment, while creating reciprocal benefits, are key engines for growth and job creation. We recommit to the conclusions on trade of the Hamburg G20 … Continua a leggere

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1970 Libya Sanctions Committee adds leaders of a transational trafficking network or involved in brutal treatment of migrants to its sanctions list .

http://www.whatsinblue.org/2018/06/libya-reauthorisation-of-maritime-interdiction-and-addition-of-names-to-sanctions-list.php “1970 Libya Sanctions Committee adds individuals to its sanctions list The six names were proposed by the Netherlands, supported by France, the UK, the US, and non-Council member Germany, for human rights abuses against migrants. They are the first … Continua a leggere

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Golden power: Next Ingegneria dei Sistemi s.p.a. / Defence Tech Holding s.r.l.

Il Consiglio dei ministri ha deliberato: di esercitare, a tutela degli interessi essenziali della difesa e della sicurezza nazionale, i poteri speciali, con l’imposizione di condizioni e prescrizioni, in relazione all’operazione di acquisizione delle azioni costituenti l’intero capitale sociale della … Continua a leggere

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Global Study on Smuggling of Migrants 2018

This is the first Global Study on Smuggling of Migrants from the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC). UNODC, Global Study on Smuggling of Migrants 2018

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The term ‘spouse’ within the meaning of the provisions of EU law on freedom of residence for EU citizens and their family members includes spouses of the same sex. La nozione di «coniuge», ai sensi delle disposizioni del diritto dell’Unione sulla libertà di soggiorno dei cittadini dell’Unione e dei loro familiari, comprende i coniugi dello stesso sesso

Judgment in Case C-673/16 – 5 June 2018 Relu Adrian Coman and Others v Inspectoratul General pentru Imigr?ri andOthers The term ‘spouse’ within the meaning of the provisions of EU law on freedom of residence for EU citizens and their … Continua a leggere

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WTO DS551: Mexico v. United States — Certain Measures on Steel and Aluminium Products

On 5 June 2018, Mexico requested consultations with the United States concerning certain measures imposed by the United States to allegedly adjust imports of steel and aluminium into the United States. https://www.wto.org/english/tratop_e/dispu_e/cases_e/ds551_e.htm  

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JCPOA: a joint letter from Europe to USA

To: Steven MNUCHIN, Secretary of the Treasury, The United States of America and Mike POMPEO, Department of State, The United States of America Dear colleagues, We strongly regret the decision taken by the United States to withdraw from the Joint … Continua a leggere

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Migration flows in Europe

http://migration.iom.int/europe/ Flows_Compilation_Report_April_2018

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WTO DS548: EU v. United States — Certain Measures on Steel and Aluminium Products

On 1 June 2018, the European Union requested consultations with the United States concerning certain measures imposed by the United States to allegedly adjust imports of steel and aluminium into the United States. https://www.wto.org/english/tratop_e/dispu_e/cases_e/ds548_e.htm  

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WTO DS549: EU vs. China — Certain Measures on the Transfer of Technology

On 1 June 2018, the European Union requested consultations with China concerning certain measures imposed by China pertaining to the transfer of foreign technology into China. https://www.wto.org/english/tratop_e/dispu_e/cases_e/ds549_e.htm

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WTO DS550: Canada v. United States — Certain Measures on Steel and Aluminium Products

On 1 June 2018, Canada requested consultations with the United States concerning certain measures imposed by the United States to allegedly adjust imports of steel and aluminium into the United States. https://www.wto.org/english/tratop_e/dispu_e/cases_e/ds550_e.htm  

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