Reports

Sajjad’s Key Audit Reforms Pass Final Hurdle

Key legislation on audit reform, driven through the European Parliament by Sajjad, received its final seal of approval from the European Parliament in Brussels this week.

Saj's battle to cut re- tape moves forward

Sajjad's  ongoing battle to reduce EU red-tape took another positive step forward this week when, at their Strasbourg plenary session MEPs voted to support his report outlining a raft of measures to tackle red-tape and rationalise the legislative process.

Conservatives Fight EU 'E-Cigarette' Ban

Conservatives in the European Parliament have refused to back an agreement reached last week between MEPs and national governments that would significantly over-regulate electronic cigarettes, taking many of them off the shelves.

Reforming EU audit services to restore investors' confidence

A draft agreement between the European Parliament and EU Council on legislation to open up the EU audit services market beyond the dominant "Big Four" firms and remedy auditing weaknesses revealed by the financial crisis was endorsed by the Legal Affairs Committee today (Tuesday).