Internal Market and Consumer Protection

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"We have strengthened security in Europe without restricting citizens' freedom," said Anna Maria Corazza Bildt MEP, EPP Group...

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EPP Group supports the development of the collaborative economy in Europe. “The collaborative economy creates new opportunities for...

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Internal Market Committee supports ban on unjustified geo-blocking, strengthening the European Commission’s proposal from last year. The EPP...

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”We want to put in place a system of penalties for fraudulent behaviour with fines that are dissuasive and contribute to funding for specific...

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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
15.06.2017 - 10:46

Europe should not leave the sharing economy to the US

The collaborative economy is developing fast and Europe should not leave the opportunities of this digital revolution to the US. The sharing economy has meant EU citizens can now enjoy lower prices,...
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Press Release
15.06.2017 - 09:01

A European success: end of roaming benefits 500 million

As of today, roaming charges in the EU will disappear. Spanish MEP Pilar Del Castillo, who negotiated the historic agreement on behalf the European Parliament, said “the elimination of roaming...
Bullet holes in a front windshield
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...

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