Tag Archives: Luxembourg

Luxembourg and Switzerland: 100th anniversary of the establishment of the Grand Duchy’s first diplomatic representation in Switzerland

BERN, 12-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Luxembourg and Switzerland have close, long-standing relations. To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the establishment of the Grand Duchy’s first diplomatic representation in Switzerland, the foreign minister of Luxembourg, Jean Asselborn, visited Bern on 10 October … Read the full press release

China’s Vice Premier Ma Kai visits the offices of CACEIS in Luxembourg

LUXEMBOURG, 31-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — During an official visit to Luxembourg on 20th October 2016, China’s Vice Premier Ma Kai led a delegation to visit the offices of CACEIS. CACEIS CEO, Jean-François Abadie commented, “We are delighted to have the opportunity … Read the full press release

POST Luxembourg: 50 percent of all homes in Luxembourg now connected to fibre-optic network

A milestone in ultra-fast Internet in Luxembourg LUXEMBOURG, 22-Feb-2016 — /EuropaWire/ —  As early as 1997 POST Luxembourg realised the advantages of fibre-optic technology for residential subscribers and since then has been developing and laying “hybrid cables” – data transmission … Read the full press release

Banque et Caisse d’Epargne de l’Etat, Luxembourg (BCEE): Launch of a brand new version of the S-net Mobile app

Rapidité, navigation intuitive et sécurité – tels furent les principaux objectifs poursuivis par la Banque et Caisse d’Epargne de l’Etat, Luxembourg (BCEE) lors du développement de sa toute nouvelle version de l’application S-net Mobile, lancée en date du 18 mai. … Read the full press release

The European Investment Bank to finance Hungary’s railway infrastructure rehabilitation and upgrade with EUR 250 million

Luxembourg / Budapest, Hungary, 9-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Investment Bank (EIB) is lending EUR 250 million to finance the implementation ofHungary’s railway infrastructure rehabilitation and upgrading investment programme for the period2013-2016. The objective is to improve the safety, capacity and performance of the existingconventional railway infrastructure with positive impacts on commuters and … Read the full press release

EU Court of Auditors: new guidelines for audit institutions to improve state of disaster risk reduction to be endorsed at INTOSAI Congress, October 21-26

Luxembourg, 11-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — On the occasion of the United Nations International Day for Disaster Reduction, the European Court of Auditors announced today that new guidelines for audit institutions to improve the state of disaster risk reduction around the world … Read the full press release

P&T Group Luxembourg announced 2.1% increase in turnover for the financial 2012

In a difficult climate, the P&T Group ended the 2012 financial year with a 2.1% increase in turnover. Investments reached almost EUR 160 M. P&T Group, a prominent stakeholder in sustainable development, is keenly aware of its social, ethical and … Read the full press release

EIB priced SEK 400 million tap of its SEK 750 million Climate Awareness Bond (CAB) maturing on July 24, 2020

02-8-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — On July 30, the European Investment Bank (‘EIB’) priced a SEK 400 million tap of its SEK 750 million Climate Awareness Bond (CAB) maturing on July 24, 2020. The bond was placed with Scandinavian investors. EIB CABs … Read the full press release

Dexia Crédit Local successfully executed EUR 1.5 billion inaugural government guaranteed transaction

10-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Following a one-week pan-European roadshow, Dexia decided to take advantage of improved market conditions to execute its inaugural senior unsecured government guaranteed transaction. On 2 July 2013, Dexia Credit Local successfully executed a 3 year issue under … Read the full press release

European entertainment network RTL Group and North-American online video company BroadbandTV announced strategic partnership

BroadbandTV is YouTube’s fifth largest Multi-Channel Network, managing more than 7,800 channels and generating around 800 million video views per month Investment accelerates RTL Group’s expansion strategy in the online video market Partnership positions BroadbandTV as a powerhouse in the … Read the full press release

EU Court of Justice Judgment in Bundeswettbewerbsbehörde, Bundeskartellanwalt v Schenker & Co. and Others Case

Legal advice given by a law firm or a decision of a national competition authority does not exempt an undertaking from anti-competitive conduct or from imposition of a fine Luxembourg, 21-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — National competition authorities may by way of exception refrain from … Read the full press release

European Court of Auditors: EU Support for Governance in Egypt “well-intentioned but ineffective”

Luxembourg, 18-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — A report published by the European Court of Auditors (ECA) is highly critical of EU aid spending to promote key areas of governance in Egypt in the periods before and after the Uprising of January 2011. “The … Read the full press release

EU Auditors: Genuine Economic and Monetary Union and enhanced economic governance need strong audit

Luxembourg, 13-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — EU and Member State Auditors to European Council President: “Genuine Economic and Monetary Union and enhanced economic governance need strong audit” Addressing European Council President Van Rompuy today, the heads of the European Court of Auditors and … Read the full press release

EIB opens EUR 500M trade finance to foreign trade oriented SMEs in Greece

Athens / Luxembourg, 12-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Investment Bank (EIB) provides up to EUR 500 million for trade finance to support foreign trade oriented small and medium sized companies (SMEs) in Greece. The EIB, as a long-term lender, has adapted to … Read the full press release

EIB provides additional EUR 200M to the Turkish State Railways for the Istanbul-Ankara High Speed Rail Line

Ankara / Luxembourg, 10-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Investment Bank is providing EUR 200 million to the Turkish State Railways, as a further contribution to upgrading the country’s main transport corridor between Ankara and Istanbul. This additional funding brings total EIB … Read the full press release

EIB and Kosovo signed Framework Agreement

Luxembourg / Pristina, 7-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ —  Today, Mr Anton Rop, Vice-President of the European Investment Bank (EIB), and Kosovo*’s Finance Minister, Mr Besim Beqaj, signed a Framework Agreement governing future EIB activities in Kosovo*, in the presence of the Prime … Read the full press release

EU-wide protection for domestic violence victims under new EU law

Luxembourg, 7-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Victims of violence, in particular domestic violence, will soon be able to count on EU-wide protection, following today’s adoption of a European Commission proposal by Justice Ministers from the EU Member States. The new regulation for an … Read the full press release

Janusz Lewandowski on MFF 2014-2020: “Everything is now on the table to conclude the negotiations”

Brussels, 26-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — “EU Member States have sent very positive signals that could trigger the start of the final round of negotiations on the next financial period (MFF 2014-2020) between the Member States and the European Parliament this week”. This … Read the full press release

The European Investment Bank successfully prices USD 5 billion 3-year benchmark

19-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Today the European Investment Bank (‘EIB’) priced a new Global benchmark issue in the 3-year sector. This is EIB’s second US Dollar Global benchmark in 2013, and its first appearance in this tenor since May 2012. The issue … Read the full press release

All European Final of the European Moot Court Competition took place at the Court of Justice of the European Union in Luxembourg

Court of Justice of the European Union Luxembourg, 16-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — All European Final of the European Moot Court Competition takes place today (12 April 2013) at the Court of Justice of the European Union in Luxembourg The European Law Moot Court … Read the full press release