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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EU puzzle
Press Release
18.10.2012 - 11:15

EPP Congress adopts Resolution on completing the

On the initiative of the EPP Group in the European Parliament, the EPP Party Congress adopted a key Resolution on the completion of the Single Market. Heads of State and Governments were asked to...
Twenty years of the EU single market: new initiatives applauded but original vision remains unfulfilled
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17.10.2012 - 17:30

Twenty years of the EU single market: new initiatives applauded but original vision remains unfulfilled

The twentieth anniversary of the EU single market is a time to focus not only on new initiatives to extend its benefits but a time to complete unfinished work. That's the view of Business...
Secure LAN
Press Release
16.10.2012 - 10:45

Data Protection: Google must comply with EU

Google must adapt its privacy policy as it does not meet the EU's data protection standards. This is the key finding of a report by the EU Data Protection Authorities published today. "We...
EU puzzle
Press Release
15.10.2012 - 10:30

EU Single Market: Happy Birthday to you!

The European Single Market which provides free movement of people, goods, capital and services, turns 20 this week. "Happy birthday to the cornerstone of the EU which has delivered real...
Serviceman
Press Release
11.10.2012 - 09:45

Consumer Policy: consumers should not front the bill for

"In shaping its future consumer policy, the EU must seek not only to increase product safety, but also ensure flexible rules. This is necessary to avoid creating additional burdens for...
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Press Release
11.10.2012 - 09:30

Digital Single Market: EU business cannot afford to lose

EU business cannot afford to lose €1 billion of annual turnover in these times of economic crisis. This is the figure they will reach if the Member States meet the challenge to adapt the...

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