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“La lettre B” N° 11 – December 2016

Competition

IS FACEBOOK LIYING?

The European Commission has sent a Statement of Objections to Facebook alleging the company provided incorrect or misleading information during the Commission’s 2014 investigation under the EU Merger Regulation of Facebook’s planned acquisition of WhatsApp. Read More→

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Security

PROVISIONAL AGREEMENT OF FIREARMS DIRECTIVE

After a year of discussions, the Parliament and the Council have finally reached a provisional political agreement on the Firearms Directive, as proposed by the Commission in November 2015. The purpose of the revision is to make it harder to legally acquire high capacity weapons in the European Union, to allow better tracking of legally held firearms thus reducing the risk of diversion into illegal markets, and to strengthen cooperation between Member States. Read More→

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Migrants

PARTENARIAT UE/OIM

L’UE et l’Organisation internationale pour les migrations (OIM) viennent de lancer une initiative pour la protection des migrants le long des routes migratoires de Méditerranée centrale et leur réinsertion en Afrique. Read More→

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Industry

EU GPS Galileo goes live

On 15 December 2016, Europe’s satellite navigation system Galileo started offering its initial services to public authorities, businesses and citizens. Read More→

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