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Re-use of public sector information [EU Legislation in Progress]

The mid-term review of the digital single market strategy in 2017 identified the data economy as one of the top three priority areas for action in the second half of the strategy’s implementation, and announced a legislative proposal to improve access to and the re-use of publicly funded data. Continue reading

Macro-regional strategies across Europe

Written by Isabel Moran Vidal The European Economic and Social Committee held in October a public hearing titled ‘ Macro-regional Strategies across Europe ‘ aiming to look for a common denominator in the problems macro-regional strategies  face, as well as those points which make macro-regional strategy successful. The objective is to prepare an opinion which … Continue reading

Action programmes for taxation and customs

The European Commission (EC) proposes two programmes to enhance cooperation between tax and customs authorities and fund the required IT systems in the 2014-20 period. Background Cooperation between EU national authorities in the field of taxation and customs is currently carried out within the framework of Fiscalis 2013 and Customs 2013 programmes. These cover the … Continue reading

Transparent information for retail investors

Small investors often have difficulties under­standing and comparing different invest­ment products. As a result, they can often end up with products that do not meet their needs, and may even lose their investment. In order to ensure that retail investors receive understandable and comparable information, the European Commis­sion (EC) has proposed the introduction of a … Continue reading

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