Beyond the crisis? Business in Europe 2014

Beyond the crisis? Business in Europe 2014

Questions about Europe?Your Europe - The portal to on-line European and national public servicesTreaty of Lisbon

The European Ombudsman investigates complaints about maladministration in the institutions and bodies of the European Union.

If you are a citizen of a Member State of the Union or reside in a Member State, you can make a complaint to the European Ombudsman. Businesses, associations or other bodies with a registered office in the Union may also complain to the Ombudsman.


Closing summaries of cases

The timeliness of the Commission's handling of a state aid complaint (Added on: 24/04/2014)

Summary of the decision on complaint 1184/2012/(ER)PMC against the European Commission

The complainant in the case at hand is an Italian airline company that, in December 2003, submitted a state aid complaint to the Commission concerning allegedly unlawful state aid received by one of its competitors for the flights operated from and to a regional airport in Italy. In September 2007, the Commission initiated the procedure foreseen in Article 108(2) TFEU against Italy. Unhappy with the Commission's delay in taking a decision concerning its state aid complaint, the complainant [...]

Annual salary review of EU delegations' local staff (Added on: 03/04/2014)
Alleged conflict of interest concerning an EFSA Working Group (Added on: 03/04/2014)
All summaries...

Press releases

16 April 2014: Ombudsman calls on Member States to back EU Transparency Register

The European Ombudsman, Emily O'Reilly, has called on the Council of the European Union to participate in the Transparency Register of EU interest representatives. She also encouraged the European Commission to follow the European Parliament's (EP) example of introducing much stronger incentives for lobbyists to register. This follows yesterday's vote on a revised Transparency Register in the EP.

[...]

Read More...

11 April 2014: Ombudsman calls on Commission to release Dalli documents
10 April 2014: The European Ombudsman pays tribute to the French Ombudsman, Dominique Baudis, who passed away this morning
All press releases...
European OmbudsmanTwitter @EUOmbudsmanLinkedIn European OmbudsmanYoutube EOTubes