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EU fines Mastercard EUR 570m for breaking antitrust rules

EU fines Mastercard EUR 570m for breaking antitrust rules

The EU Commission fined Mastercard EUR 570 million Tuesday for breaching EU antitrust rules, by preventing merchants finding better conditions with by banks established elsewhere in the Single Market.

Brussels adopts negotiating mandates for trade deal with the United States

The EU Commission adopted Friday proposals for negotiating directives for its trade talks with the United States: one on conformity assessment, and one on the elimination of tariffs for industrial goods.

EU's ePrescriptions programme gets first roll out in Estonia

Finnish patients were for the first time able to go to a pharmacy in Estonia and retrieve medicines prescribed electronically by their doctor in Finland, in a trial under the EU ePrescriptions programme.

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UKComments of business people and politicians on Britain's decision to withdraw from membership of the European Union.
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Steel: EU final measures to restrict imports will harm auto industry

The European Automobile Manufacturers' Association (ACEA) deeply regrets the European Commission's decision to propose measures to continue restrictions on imports of steel into the EU.
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Lawyer, Marine Habitats, ClientEarth

ClientEarth is looking to recruit a lawyer to work on marine conservation issues and contribute to ClientEarth's efforts to use the law to achieve meaningful protection of Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) and protect marine wildlife in European waters.
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European Information Security Summit 2019

The European Information Security Summit is now in its 8th year and is the largest and most comprehensive cyber security summit in Europe.
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Anti-Tax Avoidance Directive entry into force

New rules to eliminate the most common corporate tax avoidance practices entered into force on 1 January 2019.
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Export. Thrive. Change the World: Seven steps to export success for businesses that won't let Brexit stop their global growth

Export. Thrive. Change the World: Seven steps to export success for businesses that wont let Brexit stop their global growthExport. Thrive. Change the World is a practical guide for small business owners who would like to export but are unsure how.
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Macroeconomic imbalances - disinformation - sustainable corporate governance - consumer protection - road accident compensation - water reuse in agriculture

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