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Tuesday, 21 November 2017

EU Commission: EMA to relocate to Amsterdam, the Netherlands

EMA to relocate to Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Agency to begin working immediately with Dutch government to ensure successful move by end of March 2019

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ESMA's participation in GFMA LEI webinar now available for playback

ESMA's participation in GFMA LEI webinar now available for playback

Monday 20 November 2017 16:18

ESMA staff recently participated in Global Financial Markets Association (GFMA) webinar on Legal Entity Identifier (LEI).  A full video of the webinar can be viewed on ESMA's YouTube channel (ESMA's participation begins at 09:20 minute mark) or download the presentation slides

ESMA staff presented on the topic of LEI requirements under MiFID II and EMIR and addressed questions around the scope, requirements and reporting scenarios of LEIs. ESMA's participation in the GFMA webinar is part of its efforts to raise industry awareness and facilitate compliance with the LEI...

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122/2017 : 20 November 2017 - Order of the Court of Justice in Case C-441/17 R
Commission v Poland

Environment and consumers

Poland must immediately cease its active forest management operations in the Białowieża Forest, except in exceptional cases where they are strictly necessary to ensure public safety
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Brexit: European Commission welcomes decision by EU27 Member States to relocate UK-based Agencies

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 20 November 2017 The European Commission welcomes today's agreement at the General Affairs Council (Article 50 format) to move the European Medicines Agency (EMA) and the European Banking Authority (EBA) to Amsterdam and Paris, respectively. Both Agencies are currently located in London.

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Healthy Workplaces Summit highlights best practice and policy solutions for managing an ageing workforce
21/11/2017 - 01:30

Leading European occupational safety and health (OSH) experts gather today in Bilbao, Spain, for the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work's (EU-OSHA's) Healthy Workplaces Summit. This summit marks the end of the highly successful Healthy Workplaces for All Ages campaign, aimed at promoting a sustainable working life in the context of an ageing European workforce.

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