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07-05-2015 - 16:28
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 The next Committee Meetings will be held on Thursday 4 June (09.00 - 12.30) in József Antall (4Q1).

The issue 59 of the IMCO newsletter is now available in the newsletter section! This issue addresses the items on the agenda of committee meetings on 6-7 May and 4 June 2015 and reports last committee meeting of 23 April 2015.

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Third meeting of the working group on Digital Single Market

27-05-2015 - 10:07
e-Commerce

On 26 May, the Working Group on the Digital Single Market (DSM) held his third meeting and will focus on the European Commission Strategy on the DSM. Created in 2011, the Working group on DSM led to the adoption of a number of parliamentary resolutions and has become a key platform for in-depth discussion where EP Members, EC, stakeholders and experts exchange views, identify new opportunities/challenges, remaining barriers and propose concrete measures to make the DSM in the EU a reality.

Digital single market and e-commerce. Interactive EU Mapping

19-05-2015 - 14:36
Digital single market and e-commerce. Interactive EU Mapping

This At the glance note prepared by the Policy Department A and the Secretariat of the Committee on Internal Market and Consumer Protection (IMCO) provides graphic overview on core legislation in the area of Digital single market and e-commerce. Click on icons to access legal acts.

Votes on Single Market Governance and package travel

21-01-2015 - 22:05
IMCO votes

On 22 January Members voted on the draft report on Single Market governance within the European Semester 2015 and on the mandate to enter trialogue negotiations on package travel and assisted travel arrangements. They also voted on the opinions on undeclared work and EU competition policy.

"Why Europe needs a legal framework for customs sanctions": hearing

21-01-2015 - 22:04
Hearing Why Europe needs a legal framework for customs sanctions

On 22 January, the hearing brought together MEPs, lawyers and experts in the field of customs.

The first panel looked into different customs sanctioning systems in the member states, with particular attention to the liability and the thresholds to distinguish criminal/non-criminal infringements and sanctions. The second panel discussed the impact of the absence of an EU legal framework for customs sanctions on the single market and on the economic operators.

Presentation of the priorities of the Latvian Presidency - 21 January at 15.00

19-01-2015 - 12:15
LV presidency

Ms Dana Reizniece-Ozola (Minister for Economics) presented the main priorities of the Latvian Presidency. More competitive EU as a basis for growth, increased well-being and future development, Strengthening the information society and making use of its benefits for the future development of the EU and Strengthening the EU role on a global scale and building a space of security and prosperity in the neighbouring regions are three potential areas to be focused on.

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Digital single market – committee chairs welcome proposal

JURI IMCO ITRE 06-05-2015 - 14:53

The proposed Digital Single Market strategy is needed to build trust in the online world, boost growth and protect the rights of citizens, creators and companies. These were among the first reactions from the chairs of the three committees that will work intensively on today's Commission proposal. This afternoon and tomorrow morning, the Commissioners responsible will visit Parliament to discuss the proposal with MEPs. (Lees meer)

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Package holiday protection: MEPs strike a deal with Council

IMCO 05-05-2015 - 16:26

Travellers putting together their own package holidays online will get the same protection as those buying from traditional travel agents under a provisional deal struck by MEPs and Council negotiators on Tuesday. The deal also strengthens holidaymakers’ rights, by enabling them to cancel a package deal contract if its price rises by more than 8%, get help if they encounter difficulties or get transport home if a tour operator goes bust. (Lees meer)

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Mediatheek

26-05-2015 - 15:13
IMCO Vergadering
07-05-2015 - 09:10
IMCO Vergadering

Welkomstwoord

Vicky Ford

De IMCO-commissie is belast met het toezicht op de EU-wet en -regelgeving op het gebied van het vrije verkeer van goederen en diensten, het vrije verkeer van beroepsuitoefenaars, het douanebeleid, standaardisering en de economische belangen van consumenten. De leden van de commissie zetten zich in voor het elimineren van handelsobstakels en het vereenvoudigen van de wetgeving ter vergroting van het concurrentievermogen in de interne markt, en zien tegelijkertijd toe op het beschermen van de consumentenbelangen in een groot aantal sectoren.

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