This week is a political group week at the European Parliament. Throughout the week, MEPs will meet in their political groups ahead of the December Plenary session, scheduled for December 11-14, 2017. They will discuss, among other topics, the Brexit negotiations, the final report on money laundering, tax avoidance and tax evasion and the possibility of extending the  European Fund for Strategic Investments (“EFSI”). View Full Post
Summary Strasbourg will be vibrant next week because the European Parliament will hold its plenary sitting. Members of the European Parliament (“MEPs”) are not expected to vote on many items, however a number of interesting debates will take place. On Monday, MEPs will discuss the upcoming report of the Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection (“IMCO”) on the proposal for a Regulation on CE marked fertilizing products.  View Full Post
Summary Next week will be a committee week in the European Parliament.  A few interesting votes and discussions will take place in committee. On Tuesday, the Committee on Legal Affairs (“JURI”) will vote on proposed amendments to the draft Regulation on copyright and related rights applicable to certain online transmissions of broadcasting organizations and retransmissions of television and radio programs.  View Full Post