The European Parliament has today backed the European Commission’s proposal to cut red tape for citizens and businesses that move to another Member States or have cross-border operations respectively. Following the Parliament’s agreement, arcane administrative requirements, such as the Apostille stamp, will be abolished.

As Vice-President Viviane Reding, the EU’s Justice Commissioner stated: “EU citizens should be able to live, move and work in other EU countries as easily as they can in thei...

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