The European Commission launched the latest step to manage forward sustainable finance in the EU with the call for feedback on a classification system – or “taxonomy” – for environmentally-sustainable economic activities. The consultation is being launched by the Technical Expert Group (TEG) on Sustainable Finance. The TEG, a global group of experts set up by the Commission, published its Report on Taxonomy on 18 June 2019. It follows on the Commission’s May 2018 legislative proposal on an EU taxonomy currently being discussed by the European Parliament and the Council.
The Schengen visa is a short term visa that allows third-country nationals to travel to any members of the Schengen Area and to stay there for a period of maximum 90 days for tourism or business purposes. In order to improve conditions for legitimate travellers, the European Council has adopted amendments to the Schengen Visa Code on 6 June 2019.
When the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) registered the trademark in 2014, in its application form Adidas described the trademark as “three parallel equidistant stripes of equal width applied to the product in whichever direction”.
After the scandal around Facebook and Cambridge Analytica broke in the first half of 2018 (when Cambridge Analytica used data to profile and target individual voters for the purpose to predict and influence their decisions at elections), another data protection authority has fined Facebook for personal data misuse.
In February 2019, 55 Members of the Hungarian Parliament filed a constitutional complaint to the Constitutional Court, requesting the Court to examine the laws regarding the Administrative Court System whether it is in compliance with the Fundamental Law of Hungary.