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European Monetary Fund


Financial Markets

The European Stability Mechanism (ESM) will be transformed into the “European Monetary Fund” (EMF) and incorporated into EU law. In addition, the EU Commission wants to ...more

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Opening national and international Markets for Bus and Coach Services



The EU Commission wants to further deregulate international bus and coach services. In addition, national bus and coach services are to be opened up to foreign ...more

Posting of Drivers


Employment & Social...

A new Directive aims to improve the working conditions of posted drivers and ensure fair competition between hauliers. In cep’s view, however, the Directive ...more

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Strategy for Plastics



The EU Commission wants larger quantities of plastic waste to be recycled and, with proper disposal, prevented from entering the oceans. It has therefore submitted a ...more

EU-Insurance Watchdog (EIOPA)


Financial Markets

The European supervisory authority EIOPA will take on more responsibility for the supervision of insurance companies. In this regard, the establishment of an independent ...more

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Young Professionals Seminar: “Understanding Europe”

United Europe’s 12th Young Professionals Seminar in Freiburg/Breisgau from April 20 to 22, 2018.

For this workshop, we will focus on: Understanding Europe & Regulatory policy in the EU