About: French Senate

Caution needed in transposing whistleblowing and trade secrets directives

The Commission presented on Monday (23 April) a draft directive on the protection of whistleblowers. However, this new draft counterbalances the directive on trade secrets adopted in 2016, which France is currently transposing. EURACTIV.fr reports.
Trade & Society 04-02-2015

French Senate tells TTIP negotiators to ‘abolish’ ISDS

The centre-right and the extreme left in the French Senate have joined forces to oppose the TTIP arbitration clause. France's upper house unanimously adopted a resolution calling for the removal of the controversial text. EURACTIV France reports
Central Europe 03-09-2012

Romania, Bulgaria have ‘missed opportunity’ to use EU funds

Delays by Romania and Bulgaria in using EU funds since their accession in 2007 have hampered the nations’ transition to democracy and a market economy, the French Senate says in a report.

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