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Sep 24 2017

Protection of personal data – European Commission #europa,european #commission,institutions,news,calendar,organisation,commissioners,president,recruitment,contact,services,european #union,eu

# Protection of personal data In January 2012, the European Commission proposed a comprehensive reform of data protection rules in the EU . On 4 May 2016, the official texts of the Regulation and the Directive have been published in the EU Official Journal in all the official languages. While the Regulation will enter into force on 24 May 2016, it shall apply from 25 May 2018. The Directive enters into force on 5 May 2016 and EU Member States have to transpose it into their national law by 6 May 2018 . The objective of this new set of …

Sep 10 2017

Asset sales plan secures EU backing for $130 billion Dow, DuPont merger #australia,brazil,canada,china,south #korea,spain,united #states,australia,brazil,canada,china,south #korea,spain,united #states,adrian #bebb,barbara #patterson,diana #moss,margrethe #vestager,rachelle #schikorra,adrian #bebb,barbara #patterson,diana #moss,margrethe #vestager,rachelle #schikorra,us,du,pont,m,a,dow,eu,chemicals #(legacy),germany,agricultural #markets,mergers #/ #acquisitions #/ #takeovers,eu #institutions,western #europe,agricultural #chemicals #(trbc),diversified #chemicals #(trbc),chemicals #(trbc),divestitures #/ #spin,offs,asia #/ #pacific,major #news,fishing #and #farming #(trbc),commodity #chemicals #(trbc),united #states,switzerland,company #news,china #(prc),corporate #events,spain,monopolies #/ #antitrust #issues,european #union,europe,commodities #news #(3rd #party),regulation,industrial #conglomerates #(trbc),generic #and #specialty #pharmaceuticals #(trbc)

# Asset sales plan secures EU backing for $130 billion Dow, DuPont merger The Dow logo is seen on a building in downtown Midland, Michigan, in this May 14, 2015 file photograph. Rebecca Cook/File Photo (Reuters) – Dow Chemical and DuPont won the blessing of the European Union for their $130 billion merger on Monday by agreeing to sell substantial assets including key research and development activities. The European Commission had been concerned that the merger of two of the biggest and oldest U.S. chemical producers would leave few incentives to produce new herbicides and pesticides in the future. The …