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The European Parliament will take another step towards achieving the Digital Single Market. The plenary will vote on a deal with the Council...

Protect creativity without creating borders

Die EVP-Fraktion ist  beim Urheberrecht immer für einen ausgewogenen Ansatz eingetreten. Wir sind der Überzeugung,  dass die...

European Union

"Wir müssen besonnen und entschlossen zugleich handeln", sagte Manfred Weber, der Vorsitzende der EVP-Fraktion im Europäischen...

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Media reports about the freedom of panorama - a provision in copyright law that permits taking pictures, video footage or other images of buildings...



Der Rechtsausschuss ist für die Auslegung und Anwendung des europäischen Rechts und für die Übereinstimmung der Rechtsakte der Europäischen Union mit dem Primärrecht zuständig. Er kümmert sich auch um die Auslegung internationalen Rechts, wenn es die Europäische Union betrifft. Zu den Befugnissen des Ausschusses gehört, Maßnahmen im Hinblick auf die Zusammenarbeit in Justiz und Verwaltung in zivilen Angelegenheiten zu erlassen und sich mit Umwelthaftung und Sanktionen gegen Umweltdelikte zu befassen.


Cybercrime and Cybersecurity
15.06.2017 - 09:45

Axel Voss appointed new Rapporteur for Copyright Directive

Following the announcement that Therese Comodini Cachia will step down from the European Parliament in order to take up a seat in the Maltese Parliament, the EPP Group has appointed Axel Voss MEP,...
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18.05.2017 - 11:01

Digital Single Market: don't miss your favourite show abroad

The European Parliament will take another step towards achieving the Digital Single Market. The plenary will vote on a deal with the Council regarding a Regulation on the cross-border portability of...
Smiling young man with mobile phone and bag
23.03.2017 - 11:08

Digital Single Market: watching TV shows when travelling

The European Parliament’s Legal Affairs Committee made yet another step in achieving the Digital Single Market. The Committee approved a deal with the Council on a regulation on the cross-...
16.02.2017 - 11:19

AI: no longer a thing of the future

The European Parliament is calling for EU-wide civil law rules addressing the fast-developing field of technology - robotics and artificial intelligence. Robots assisting in the field of medicine or...
13.02.2017 - 19:30

Robotics: no longer the stuff of legends

Just imagine: you wake up in the morning, you have breakfast, open a mobile app, call an automated car to take you to work and pay from the app itself. Then in the evening to go back home you do the...
Little tired kid boy at the airport
02.02.2017 - 11:50

Recognising cross-border adoption: child welfare comes first

MEPs today asked the European Commission to come up with a legislative proposal that would allow families with adopted children to settle freely within the EU, without the need of re-recognition of...


Vergangene Veranstaltungen

Anhörung der EVP-Fraktion zum Urheberrecht
08.06.2017 - 09:00

Hearing on Copyright

The full video of this event can be found on the EPP Group Facebook page.    
Anhörung der EVP-Fraktion zum Copyright
11.01.2017 - 14:30

Hearing on Copyright

Anhörung der EVP-Fraktion über gute Verwaltungspraxis
01.07.2015 - 14:30

Good Administrative Behaviour

Article 41 of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the Union enshrines a legally-binding "right to good administration". As a follow-up to...
Lawyer with documents
11.01.2012 - 14:30

EPP Group Hearing on "The European Trademark System in the 21st Century"

Since the beginning of the European Community undistorted competition has been amongst the goals listed in the objectives of the EC Treaty. This...


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