Internal Market and Consumer Protection

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Products sold under the same brand name must have the same composition throughout the EU - this is the key message from the EPP Group’s Ivan...

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Fiber Optic cables

“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...

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Smart TV

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...

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Avoid overregulation of AI, but ensure adequate protection

Europeans should be careful about over-regulating the growing use of artificial intelligence. AI can benefit medicine and other fields, but it can...

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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
17.05.2017 - 15:01

EPP Group welcomes signing of revised Firearms Directive

"We have strengthened security in Europe without restricting citizens' freedom," said Anna Maria Corazza Bildt MEP, EPP Group negotiator on the Firearms Directive, while attending the...
Apple iPhone 6s plus with Airbnb application on the screen.
Press Release
03.05.2017 - 09:30

Innovation boosts the sharing economy

EPP Group supports the development of the collaborative economy in Europe. “The collaborative economy creates new opportunities for consumers and entrepreneurs. It also promotes new...
I'm so furious
Press Release
25.04.2017 - 09:56

Geo-blocking should not obstruct cross-border trade

Internal Market Committee supports ban on unjustified geo-blocking, strengthening the European Commission’s proposal from last year. The EPP Group is in favour of limiting geo-blocking so...
Mechanic with checklist in car workshop
Press Release
04.04.2017 - 13:07

Car emissions: high fines will deter carmakers from cheating

”We want to put in place a system of penalties for fraudulent behaviour with fines that are dissuasive and contribute to funding for specific EU projects and programmes that will improve air...
Bullet holes in a front windshield
Press Release
14.03.2017 - 12:29

Firearms Directive: EPP Group supports agreement

"We have strengthened security in Europe without restricting the freedom of law-abiding citizens in their spare time", said Anna Maria Corazza Bildt MEP today, EPP Group negotiator on the...
Polish plumber
News
10.02.2017 - 11:30

Single Market: Europe’s problem with services

Imagine there is an architect in Slovenia who would like to work on a house located in Spain. However, Spain does not recognise the professional qualifications of architects in Slovenia. An architect...

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