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The Commission today proposes the activation of the general escape clause of the Stability and Growth Pact (SGP)

The Commission today proposes the activation of the general escape clause of the Stability and Growth Pact (SGP) as part of its strategy to respond quickly, forcefully and in a coordinated manner to the coronavirus pandemic Coronavirus__Commission ip101_en

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COVID-19: Commission creates first ever rescEU stockpile of medical equipment

Today, the European Commission has decided to create a strategic rescEU stockpile of medical equipment such as ventilators and protective masks to help EU countries in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. President Ursula von der Leyen said: “With the … Continua a leggere

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State aid: Commission adopts Temporary Framework to enable Member States to further support the economy in the COVID-19 outbreak

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Suspension of EU rules on airport slot allocation

On 13 March 2020, the European Commission adopted a legislative proposal to amend Regulation 95/93 on common rules for the allocation of slots at EU airports. The proposal responds to the rapid spread of cases of Covid-19, caused by a … Continua a leggere

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Temporary border controls in the Schengen area

The Schengen Code lays down the common rules governing the management of internal and external EU borders, including rules and procedures concerning the exceptional introduction of border checks at internal borders. There are three cases in which Member States can … Continua a leggere

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Notice On the consequences of the COVID-19 outbreak on anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigations

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Germany repeals restrictions on foreign trade in certain goods

https://www.bmwi.de/Redaktion/DE/Downloads/B/bundesanzeiger-aufhebung-beschraenkungen.pdf?__blob=publicationFile&v=4 bundesanzeiger-aufhebung-beschraenkungen I hereby arrange in agreement with the Federal Foreign Office and the Federal Ministry of Finance on the basis of Section 6 subsection 1 sentence 1 in conjunction with Section 4 subsection 1 number 5 of the Foreign … Continua a leggere

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Future EU-UK Partnership

200318-draft-agreement-gen Future_EU-UK_Partnership__European_Commission_publishes_draft_legal_text The European Commission has today published a draft legal agreement for the future EU-UK partnership. It translates into a legal text the negotiating directives approved by Member States in the General Affairs Council on 25 February 2020, in … Continua a leggere

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The European Court of Human Rights has announced a series of exceptional measures in response to the coronavirus outbreak.

ECHR is taking exceptional measures The court will maintain its essential activities, especially its handling of priority cases. It will also consider urgent requests for interim measures when there is an imminent risk of irreversible harm. The six-month deadline for … Continua a leggere

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Commission sends to Member States draft proposal for a State aid Temporary Framework to support the economy in the context of the COVID-19 outbreak

Commission sends to Member States draft proposal for a State aid Temporary Framework to support the economy in the context of the COVID-19 outbreak Last night, the European Commission has sent to Member States for consultation a draft proposal for … Continua a leggere

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EU offers support to German vaccine company coveted by Trump

EU offers support to German vaccine company coveted by Trump

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Messaggio del Rettore Paolo Collini | 12 marzo 2020

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Commission moves to ensure supply of personal protective equipment in the European Union

https://ec.europa.eu/commission/presscorner/detail/en/ip_20_469 COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2020/402 of 14 March 2020 making the exportation of certain products subject to the production of an export authorisation OJL2020077IFULLENTXT Personal Protective Equipment covers equipment such as masks, protective spectacles and visors, face shields, mouth-nose … Continua a leggere

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Eurogroup, 16 March 2020

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Von der Leyen on Coronavirus response: EU to be determined and united

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COVID-19: Commission sets out European coordinated response to counter the economic impact of the Coronavirus*

State aid Framework Flexibility The main fiscal response to the Coronavirus will come from Member States’ national budgets. EU State aid rules enable Member States to take swift and effective action to support citizens and companies, in particular SMEs, facing … Continua a leggere

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Nota del Presidente della Repubblica Sergio Mattarella

Nota del Presidente della Repubblica Sergio Mattarella L’Italia sta attraversando una condizione difficile e la sua esperienza di contrasto alla diffusione del coronavirus sarà probabilmente utile per tutti i Paesi dell’Unione Europea. Si attende quindi, a buon diritto, quanto meno … Continua a leggere

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Press Conference – ECB President and Vice-President

PRESS CONFERENCE Christine Lagarde, President of the ECB, Luis de Guindos, Vice-President of the ECB, Frankfurt am Main, 12 March 2020 Introductory statement to the press conference (with Q&A) “My point number two has to do with more debt issuance … Continua a leggere

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Is German ban export of medical protection gear due to coronavirus compatible with EU Law ?

https://www.reuters.com/article/health-coronavirus-germany-exports/germany-bans-export-of-medical-protection-gear-due-to-coronavirus-idUSL8N2AX3D9 BERLIN, March 4 (Reuters) – Germany has banned the export of medical protection gear to avoid supply shortages of masks, gloves and suits as doctors and authorities are racing to contain the spread of the highly contagious coronavirus, officials … Continua a leggere

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European Commission Task Force – Corona Virus

The European Commission is working on all fronts to support efforts to tackle the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. This includes ongoing coordination with Member States to share information, assess needs and ensure a coherent EU-wide response. Five commissioners will coordinate the … Continua a leggere

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Serious cross-border threats to health – Gravi minacce per la salute a carattere transfrontaliero – Corona virus

DECISION No 1082/2013/EU OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 22 October 2013 on serious cross-border threats to health and repealing Decision No 2119/98/EC CELEX32013D1082ENTXT DECISIONE N. 1082/2013/UE DEL PARLAMENTO EUROPEO E DEL CONSIGLIO del 22 ottobre 2013 … Continua a leggere

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Consequences of the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the European Union for the Court of Justice of the European Union

“The Court of Justice takes formal notice of the fact that the withdrawal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland from the EU has the effect of bringing to an end the mandates of the British Members … Continua a leggere

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Brexit: Council adopts decision to conclude the withdrawal agreement

The Council has adopted, by written procedure, the decision on the conclusion of the withdrawal agreement on behalf of the EU. This follows the European Parliament’s vote of consent on 29 January and the signature of the withdrawal agreement by … Continua a leggere

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European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Act 2020

An Act to implement, and make other provision in connection with, the agreement between the United Kingdom and the EU under Article 50(2) of the Treaty on European Union which sets out the arrangements for the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from … Continua a leggere

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EU Strategy: THE EU AND CHINA ADDRESSING THE SYSTEMIC CHALLENGE

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EU and China: the 25th round of negotiations for the EU-China Comprehensive Agreement on Investment.

This week the EU and China held the 25th round of negotiations for the EU-China Comprehensive Agreement on Investment. This round saw the second exchange of market access offers on both sides. The Commission will analyse the Chinese offer carefully … Continua a leggere

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CHINESE FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT IN COUNTRIES OF THE ARCTIC REGION.

Chinese FDI Arctic SEC. 1250J. CHINESE FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT IN COUNTRIES OF THE ARCTIC REGION. (a) Findings.—Congress finds the following: (1) China is projecting a physical presence in the Arctic through upgrading to advanced icebreakers, utilizing the Arctic Ocean more … Continua a leggere

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US Senate approves Nord Stream 2 Russia-Germany pipeline sanctions

https://www.dw.com/en/us-senate-approves-nord-stream-2-russia-germany-pipeline-sanctions/a-51711980

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Department of Justice Announces Indictment Charging Russians, Italians and Others With Attempting to Evade Security Sanctions Individuals and Companies Disguised Destination of Mining Equipment

A newly unsealed superseding indictment has charged Russian and Italian nationals, a U.S. citizen and various companies in a conspiracy to evade international trade sanctions. The United States District Court for the Southern District of Georgia unsealed the superseding indictment … Continua a leggere

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A presentation and technical advice on using cryptocurrency and blockchain technology to evade sanctions

Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, John C. Demers, the Assistant Attorney General for National Security, John Brown, Assistant Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (“FBI”) Counterintelligence Division, and William F. … Continua a leggere

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USA: U.S. Department of Commerce Proposes Rule for Securing the Nation’s Information and Communications Technology and Services Supply Chain

U.S. Department of Commerce Proposes Rule for Securing the Nation’s Information and Communications Technology and Services Supply Chain Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce issued a notice of proposed rulemaking and requested comment on the implementation of Executive Order 13873, … Continua a leggere

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Commitments made at the hearings of the Commissioners-designate – von der Leyen Commission 2019-2024

On 27 November 2019, the European Parliament is expected to vote on the von der Leyen Commission as a whole. This would be one of the final steps in an investiture process that started in May 2019, following the European … Continua a leggere

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European Commission launches infringement proceedings against the UK following its failure to name a candidate for EU Commissioner

European Commission launches infringement proceedings against the UK following its failure to name a candidate for EU Commissioner. As the UK was due to leave the EU on 31 October, before the new Commission was to take up its duties … Continua a leggere

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The International Master in Security, Intelligence and Strategic Studies (IMSISS)

http://securityintelligence-erasmusmundus.eu The International Master in Security, Intelligence and Strategic Studies (IMSISS) is a 24 month Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree (EMJMD) awarded by a consortium of European universities – University of Glasgow (UK); Dublin City University (Ireland); Charles University in … Continua a leggere

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Trump expected to delay European auto tariff decision: EU officials

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-autos-eu/trump-expected-to-delay-european-auto-tariff-decision-eu-officials-idUSKBN1XL2KE See https://www.whitehouse.gov/presidential-actions/adjusting-imports-automobiles-automobile-parts-united-states/

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ICJ: Ukraine – Russia – The Court finds that it has jurisdiction to entertain the claims made by Ukraine and that the Application in relation to those claims is admissible

APPLICATION OF THE INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION FOR THE SUPPRESSION OF THE FINANCING OF TERRORISM AND OF THE INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION ON THE ELIMINATION OF ALL FORMS OF RACIAL DISCRIMINATION (UKRAINE v. RUSSIAN FEDERATION) 166-20191108-

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Polish rules relating to the retirement age of judges and public prosecutors, adopted in July 2017, are contrary to EU law – Le norme polacche relative all’età per il pensionamento dei giudici e dei pubblici ministeri, adottate nel luglio 2017, sono contrarie al diritto dell’Unione

5 November 2019 Judgment in case C-192/18 Commission v Poland cp190134en In today’s judgment the Court, upholds the action for failure to fulfil obligations brought by the Commission against the Republic of Poland and held that that Member State had … Continua a leggere

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Advocate General Sharpston: the Court should rule that, by refusing to comply with the provisional and time-limited mechanism for the mandatory relocation of applicants for international protection, Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic have failed to fulfil their obligations under EU law

Advocate General’s Opinion in Cases C-715/17 Commission v Poland, C-718/17 Commission v Hungary and C-719/17 Commission v Czech Republic 31 october 2019 Advocate General Sharpston: the Court should rule that, by refusing to comply with the provisional and time-limited mechanism … Continua a leggere

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Intervento di Mario Draghi, Presidente della BCE, in occasione della cerimonia di commiato in suo onore

https://www.ecb.europa.eu/press/key/date/2019/html/ecb.sp191028~7e8b444d6f.it.html

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The European Council, in agreement with the UK, extended the period under art. 50(3) TEU. Il Consiglio europeo d’intesa con il Regno Unito proroga il termine previsto dall’articolo 50, paragrafo 3, TUE

The European Council adopted a decision to extend the period under Article 50(3) in the context of the UK’s intention to withdraw from the EU. The extension is until 31 January 2020 to allow more time for the withdrawal agreement … Continua a leggere

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