In January 2019 a new proposal was approved by the Internal Market and Consumer Protection Committee updating the EU consumer protection rules in order to tackle misleading rankings in online marketplaces and dual quality of products in the EU
In 10 January 2019 TRAN rejected two of the three reports from the Mobility Package and supported the proposal that freight trucks in the European Union should return every three weeks to the country of registration of the company
On 15 January 2019 the Commission has kick-started the debate on reforming decision-making for areas of EU taxation policy, which currently requires unanimity among the Member States.
According to the official communications, the Hungarian Government is determined to make steps towards the simplification of the public administration while increasing its quality.
In order to create an integrated system for high volume public construction investments, the Hungarian Government has adopted a new legislation.
In order to promote economic growth, create jobs and attract investments in the EU, in December 2018 the European Commission adopted a proposal for a directive on modernising the existing EU company law.
In December 2018, EU legislators agreed to adopt new electricity market rules to better integrate renewable energy, to help consumers switching energy providers and to end state subsidies to the most polluting coal power plants.
On 6 December 2018 the European Council adopted a general approach on a proposal for the establishment of the European Labour Authority (“ELA”).
New EU rules have been created to eliminate the main loopholes used in corporate tax avoidance, entered into force on 1 January 2019.
EU consumers show growing demand for cross-border online shopping.