Positive agenda needed as UK drives over cliff - EUbusiness Week newsletter 751
EUbusiness Week 751 top stories: No 'a la carte' single market for the UK; 2017 draft EU Budget prioritises growth, jobs & migration; EU approves new rules on occupational pensions; EU opens new chapter in Turkey membership talks; EU agrees outline position on external fishing fleets
Slovakia may wonder what it has done to deserve the EU presidency at
this moment. The EU faces unprecedented challenges with the migration
crisis, the integrity of the Schengen area, terrorist attacks and
economic troubles. Now one country votes to drive itself over a cliff.
Slovakia's priorities include an economically strong Europe, a modern
single market, sustainable migration and asylum policies and a globally
engaged Europe. Now the future of the EU tops the list. At least a focus
on a positive agenda, unifying projects and sustainable solutions is
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1. No 'a la carte' single market for the UK
There will be no single market 'a la carte', Council president Donald
Tusk told Britain following the informal meeting of EU leaders in
EU Parliament calls for swift UK exit
2. 2017 draft EU Budget prioritises growth, jobs & migration
A draft EU Budget for 2017 of EUR 134.9 bn, proposed Thursday by the
Commission, focuses on supporting recovery of the economy and addressing
Europe's border and immigration challenges.
3. EU approves new rules on occupational pensions
The EU has agreed new rules for work pension funds, in a bid to improve
the way they are governed and to enhance clarity in the information
provided to pension savers.
4. EU opens new chapter in Turkey membership talks
The EU opened a new chapter on financial and budgetary provisions in accession talks with Turkey Thursday.
5. EU agrees outline position on external fishing fleets
EU states have reached a compromise deal on the sustainable management
of external fishing fleets, aiming to modernise the management of
authorisations granted to EU vessels to fish outside EU waters.
Family disputes: new proposals covering cross-border parental
responsibility disputes were set out by the Commission Thursday,
relating to custody, access rights and child abduction.
Latest news from the European Court of Justice
EU law firms
Inside the EU Institutions
Stricter limits for pollutant emissions - deep sea fishing rules -
Montenegro accession talks - torture goods - Occupational pension funds -
Legal aid in criminal proceedings - Turkey accession talks - Cod plan -
competitive ports - EU summit conclusions - food waste
Stakeholders in law-making - Moldova association agreement - Georgia
association agreement - Insider dealing and market manipulation -
EU-Korea Free Trade Agreement - Turkey refugees - EU Budget 2017 -
occupational pensions - protecting children - Brussels IIa Regulation
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4-5 Jul: How to build smart energy regions?
4 Jul: European Urban & Regional Planning Awards 2015-2016
5-6 Jul: Market conditions for the space industry workshop
8-9 Jul: NATO summit
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