Directive 2005/36/EC on the recognition of professional qualifications has now been amended. All the changes are listed in a new Directive 2013/55/EU. A briefing note is attached  with details of the amendments which are particularly relevant to higher education providers. The ECTS new features, for the first time, in ‘hard’ EU law.
If you want to consult the texts of the two Directives, they can be accessed at: