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Statement on reactions to the study 20 years of euro

The study encountered a highly sensitive political environment and consequently prompted a large number of reactions. We therefore take this opportunity to clarify the following points:

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Copyright reform

The European Parliament and Council are on the verge of reforming European copyright law in the digital single market

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Italy falls into recession - for the third time in a decade

The worsening of the Italian economic outlook will pose question on developments in the year 2019 

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CJEU-Judgment on ECB bonds buying

CJEU rules on the ECB programme for the purchase of government bonds on secondary markets: it does not infringe EU law.

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CJEU extends Brexit deadline

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) ruled on Monday 10th December that the UK could unilaterally revoke its Brexit notification under Article 50 TEU.

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Brexit chaos in London

Following the resignation of several of her ministers, Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May is facing difficult times.

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Directive on AV media services adopted

On 6 November 2018, the Council of Ministers formally approved the trialogue agreement on the Audiovisual Media Services Directive (AVMSD).

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Budget surveillance by an independent institution

In his speech on Europe at the cep in Freiburg, Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann presented "Perspectives for the Euro area and Europe".

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Brexit White Paper is like "Ukraine Plus" style

More than two years after the Brexit referendum, the British government has put its ideas for the future relations with the EU into concrete terms in a White Paper.

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Reform of the Eurozone adjourned

Several member states of the Eurozone have considerable reservations about the proposals submitted. cep is also not convinced of the need for a Eurozone budget.

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