ECHA will start to evaluate 20 % of registration dossiers in each tonnage band to improve the compliance of REACH registrations. This will mean approximately 30 % of all registered chemicals will be checked. Helsinki, 24 June 2019 – The Commission will propose an amendment to REACH to raise the current 5 % minimum target for […]
The Single Resolution Board has today published an update to its policy on minimum requirement for own funds and eligible liabilities (MREL) in light of the publication of the Banking Package in the Official Journal of the EU on 7 June 2019.
In the week ending 21 June 2019 gold and gold receivables (asset item 1) remained unchanged. The net position of the Eurosystem in foreign currency (asset items 2 and 3 minus liability items 7, 8 and 9) decreased by EUR 0.1 billion to EUR 288.5 billion. As a result of the Eurosystem’s open market operations and standing facilities, net lending to credit institutions (asset item 5 […]
ECHA’s Management Board has expressed its confidence in the plans to adjust the process for applications for authorisation. The Board also welcomed the joint action plan of ECHA and the European Commission to improve the compliance of REACH registrations. Helsinki, 20 June 2019 – “ECHA is investing a lot to improve these two critical processes for the […]
In April 2019 the current account of the euro area recorded a surplus of €21 billion, compared with a surplus of €25 billion in March 2019. In the 12-month period to April 2019, the current account recorded a surplus of €315 billion (2.7% of euro area GDP), down from €391 billion (3.4% of euro area GDP) in the 12 months to […]
The European Environment Agency (EEA) is marking its 25th anniversary today with a special meeting involving senior officials and experts from the EEA’s 39 member and cooperating countries, the European Commission, and the European Parliament. The participants will contribute to a new, 10-year strategy to steer the future work of the Agency and its network […]
All parts of Europe’s energy system, from availability of energy sources to energy consumption, are potentially vulnerable to climate change and extreme weather events, according to a European Environment Agency report, published today. To secure reliable supply of clean energy, Europe’s energy system needs to adapt and become more climate resilient, the report states.
New Executive Director committed to a forward-looking approach and to sustaining the progress made by the Agency over the past year.
PRAC starts review of leuprorelin medicines EMA’s safety committee (PRAC) has started a review of leuprorelin medicines after reports indicated that handling errors during preparation and administration can cause some patients to receive insufficient amounts of their medicine, thus reducing the benefits of treatment.
Today, the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) published its 2018 Annual Report, setting out its activities and achievements of the past year.