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Fiscal Stability Treaty: Ratification Update

On Wednesday 27 February 2013, Luxembourg became the 19th EU Member State to start the ratification process of the Fiscal Stability Treaty when the country’s Chamber of Deputies adopted a bill approving the Treaty.  As it stands, the Treaty has now been ratified and deposited with the EU Council by 17 […]

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Just the Facts: Italian and Cypriot Elections

It was a weekend of voting in Cyprus and Italy this past weekend. A runoff for the Presidential election in Cyprus was held on Sunday while Italians went to the polls to elect a new Parliament. Cyprus No candidate obtained 50% or over in the first round of Presidential elections […]

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Fiscal Treaty Ratification Map Update

In the run-up to Ireland’s Referendum on the Fiscal Stability Treaty last May, European Movement Ireland produced a series of infosheets aimed at providing Irish citizens with independent, unbiased information regarding the Treaty’s content, potential impact and progress around Europe. These Just the Facts Fiscal Treaty Infosheets were designed to […]

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Just the Facts: Late Payments Directive | Tánaiste Briefing | Czech Election

Late Payments Directive 2011/7/EU On the 15 January, the European Commission held a briefing seminar in Dublin on the Late Payments Directive.  This directive applies to all payments for commercial transactions and is a recast of an older directive from 2000, which was failing to combat the problem of late […]

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