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Towards Trustworthy AI and a New AI Europe Forum

April 26th, 2019|Comments Off on Towards Trustworthy AI and a New AI Europe Forum

The EU’s ambition to set a global standard for trustworthy AI moved a step closer on 8th April with the publication of a Communication indicating its [...]

EU – US Digital Cooperation

April 26th, 2019|Top News|Comments Off on EU – US Digital Cooperation

In a speech to the DC-based Brookings Institute, on 11th April, European Commissioner for Justice and Data Protection, Vera Jourova, called on the US to join the EU to [...]

Rule of Law in Europe

April 26th, 2019|Top News|Comments Off on Rule of Law in Europe

On 3rd April, the Commission published a Communication setting out its ideas to strengthen the rule of law in Europe, inviting the EU institutions and relevant stakeholders, including lawyers, [...]

Whistle-Blower Protection: European Parliament Approves New Rules

April 26th, 2019|Top News|Comments Off on Whistle-Blower Protection: European Parliament Approves New Rules

In the wake of scandals such as LuxLeaks and Panama Papers, EU-wide standards to protect whistle-blowers moved closer with the European Parliament's approval on 16th April of the proposed [...]

Copyright: New EU Law Adapting Copyright to the Digital Age

April 26th, 2019|Top News|Comments Off on Copyright: New EU Law Adapting Copyright to the Digital Age

On 15th April, the EU Council formally approved the Copyright Directive, the overall aim of which is to make copyright fit for the digital age. The new rules are [...]

EU/US Trade Talks

February 24th, 2019|Top News, Trade|0 Comments

The Commission has published proposals for opening trade negotiations with the US on conformity assessment and on elimination of tariffs for industrial goods. This follows the joint statement agreed [...]

Copyright Agreement

February 24th, 2019|Top News|0 Comments

On 13 February, the EU institutions reached political agreement on the controversial proposed Copyright Directive. Tech giants such as Google and Facebook will be required to share revenue with [...]

Parliament Position on Copyright

October 4th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

On 12 September, the European Parliament voted to approve controversial amendments to the proposed Copyright Directive. If adopted by EU member states (in Council), the changes would create a [...]