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  • 20 July 2016

    At the July 12, 2016 ECOFIN meeting, the European Council approved a new Directive on transparent taxation, the programme of the Slovakian Presidency and the conclusions about the BASEL IV reforms. The European Commission made some proposals aimed at a modification of the regulation on Venture Capital Funds and the European Social Funds for Entrepeneurship within the framework of the capital markets union.

  • 12 July 2016

    The European Commission wants to encourage SMEs which are active in the culture and creativity sector, by introducing a new guarantee system. It has also added a number of new anti-money laundering measures to the list and on July 5, 2016, it came up with a cooperation agreement on cybersecurity signed by the public authorities and the private sector. The next day, the European Parliament approved the Directive on network and information security.

Companies: be aware of malware!