Internal Market and Consumer Protection

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The Regulation on the free flow of data will de facto create the fifth freedom on the internal market, next to the freedom of movement of people,...

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“You can move it, move it!” Every day we enjoy the benefits of the EU Single Market without always recognising it, it has become so...

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Members of the European Parliament want to put an end to the illicit trafficking of cultural goods from outside the Union. The proposed measures to...

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Products sold under the same brand name must have the same composition throughout the EU - this is the key message delivered by EPP Group MEP Ivan...

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The Committee on Internal Market and Consumer Protection is responsible for coordination at Community level of national legislation in the sphere of the internal market and for the customs union, in particular the free movement of goods including the harmonisation of technical standards, the right of establishment and the freedom to provide services except in the financial and postal sectors. It also adopts measures aimed at the identification and removal of potential obstacles to the functioning of the internal market. Finally, it deals with the promotion and protection of the economic interests of consumers in the context of the internal market.

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Press Release
12.07.2018 - 09:50

Dual quality of products

Products sold under the same brand name must have the same composition throughout the EU - this is the key message delivered by EPP Group MEP Ivan Štefanec, Group Spokesperson on dual-quality...
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Press Release
13.06.2018 - 18:01

Securing professions in the EU

“The EU Single Market will benefit from the new Directive which lays down specific criteria that Member States have to consider when conducting a proportionality test for professional...
Fiber Optic cables
Press Release
06.06.2018 - 08:24

New telecoms rules: no more excessive fees, faster internet

“The roll out of very fast fibre networks in the EU Member States is crucial for delivering better and faster internet and 5G mobile networks for people and businesses. The new co-investment...
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Press Release
04.06.2018 - 16:57

Free flow of non-personal data

The European Parliament today took the first steps towards establishing the fifth freedom in the EU - the free flow of data. The free movement of non-personal data will expand the existing four...
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Press Release
18.04.2018 - 16:15

European Parliament stops Dieselgate from happening again

"The public rightly expects us to fix the Dieselgate loopholes." Ivan Štefanec MEP, EPP Group Spokesman on Type Approval “I am very pleased that after a year of joint...
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13.04.2018 - 11:55

Dieselgate: You’re not my type, sorry

In September 2015, it became clear that European consumers had been badly cheated. The so-called Dieselgate emissions scandal showed that there are loopholes in the legislation on the implementation...

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