European High Court Issues Ruling On Uber Case Expected To Impact Digital Single Market

December 20, 2017


Safety of products in the EU is a key priority for S&Ds

Brussels, 19 December 2017

S&D Euro MPs today welcomed the Commission’s legislative proposals to make it easier for companies, especially SMEs, to sell their products across Europe, and to strengthen controls by national authorities and customs officers to prevent unsafe products from being sold to European consumers.

S&D Group spokesperson for the internal market and consumer protection Nicola Danti said:

European Green Party PPEU

EU waste legislation must address free-riding caused by distance selling




EXPRA, WEEE Forum and EucoLight call on policymakers to introduce explicit obligations for online sellers under the new waste legislation

Circular Economy Package Confirms Steel for Packaging as a Recycling Leader

Photo caption: Alexis Van Maercke, APEAL Secretary General.

APEAL (the Association of European Producers of Steel for Packaging) has welcomed the announcement of a balanced Circular Economy Package, following the considerable progress made during the last Trilogue discussions under the Estonian Presidency on 18 December.

Circular Economy: S&Ds ensure common EU standards and goals for better waste management

Brussels, 18 December 2017

After 17 hours of tough negotiations last night, the Council and the European Parliament representatives finally reached an agreement. Despite strong opposition from some EU member states, the Parliament negotiator, S&D MEP Simona Bonafè, ensured that the Waste Package as proposed by the Commission would not be watered down.

Simona Bonafè said:

Pittella: We are worried about the extreme-right drift in Austria. Sanctions cannot be excluded.

Brussels, 18 December 2017


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