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5th EJSF plenary on Mandatory Due Diligence, 3rd December 2020

October 13th, 2020|Comments Off on 5th EJSF plenary on Mandatory Due Diligence, 3rd December 2020

The 5th annual EJSF plenary will take place on Thursday 3rd December 2020, 14h – 16h00 CET (online). This year’s topic will be ‘A global standard [...]

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New EC Digital Finance and CMU packages

October 13th, 2020|Financial, Top News, Top Stories|Comments Off on New EC Digital Finance and CMU packages

The EC has launched two major initiatives to help support the financial sector, including consumers, towards recovery. A digital finance package, including a strategy on retail payments, aims to [...]

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New EC fair tax package

October 13th, 2020|Financial, Top News, Top Stories|Comments Off on New EC fair tax package

As part of the EU recovery agenda, the EC has adopted a comprehensive new tax package. The overall aim is to boost tax fairness, protect against unfair competition and [...]

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Trade review & foreign subsidies

June 25th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Trade review & foreign subsidies

In June, the EC launched a public consultation (until 15th September) on a comprehensive review of EU trade policy. Topics include WTO reform and how to maximise the contribution [...]

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A new rule book for digital services

June 25th, 2020|Digital Services|Comments Off on A new rule book for digital services

Two new public consultations concerning digital platforms were launched by the European Commission on 2nd June: the first seeks views on a future modern rule book for digital services [...]

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Disinformation & balancing rights in the time of COVID-19

June 25th, 2020|COVID-19|Comments Off on Disinformation & balancing rights in the time of COVID-19

Online platforms are also the focus of a joint Communication to tackle disinformation during COVID-19, presented on 10th June by the European Commission and EU High Representative. The Communication [...]

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European Justice Stakeholders Forum News

March 17th, 2020|Top News, Top Stories|Comments Off on European Justice Stakeholders Forum News

Marking the 10th anniversary of the entry into force of the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights, the 4th EJSF annual plenary, on 19th November 2019, focused on ‘Rights under [...]

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Business & Human Rights: EU Push for Regulation

March 17th, 2020|Top News, Top Stories|Comments Off on Business & Human Rights: EU Push for Regulation

Political momentum is growing in Europe for a stronger mechanism to apply the UN Guiding Principles on Business & Human Rights (BHR). In December 2019, the outgoing Finnish Presidency [...]

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Digital Package

March 17th, 2020|Top News, Top Stories|Comments Off on Digital Package

On 19th February 2020, the European Commission (EC) set out its strategy for ‘Shaping Europe’s Digital Future’ in ways that are that are fair, democratic, open and sustainable. The [...]

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European Green Deal

March 17th, 2020|Top News|Comments Off on European Green Deal

The European Green Deal (EGD) is the European Commission’s flagship initiative for the coming 5 years. Launched in December 2019, the EGD’s overall aim is to make Europe the [...]

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New ‘Bridging Legal & Policy’ (BLP) Initiative

September 1st, 2019|Top Stories|Comments Off on New ‘Bridging Legal & Policy’ (BLP) Initiative

On 6th June the EJSF held a first meeting of corporates interested in a potential new Bridging Legal & Policy’ (BLP) initiative. The aim of this initiative is to [...]

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4th EJSF Annual Plenary, 19 November, EESC Brussels

September 1st, 2019|Events, Top News|Comments Off on 4th EJSF Annual Plenary, 19 November, EESC Brussels

Meanwhile, preparations are well under way for the 4th EJSF annual plenary, taking place on 19th November in the European Economic & Social Committee (EESC), Brussels. On the occasion [...]