EU countries use looser state aid rules to uphold troubled firms

By |april 6th, 2020|competition, coronavirus, COVID 19 crisis, COVID-19, Margrethe Vestager, News, State aid|

Member states are making use of the new flexibility within EU state rules mainly to guarantee liquidity for all companies heavily affected by the economic fallout of the COVID-19 outbreak. EURACTIV has looked into the different schemes that have been a...

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France wins EU approval for airline virus aid

By |april 1st, 2020|Air France, France, Margrethe Vestager, News|

The European Commission will allow France to defer some aeronautical taxes up to two years in order to help embattled airlines, after Brussels decided on Tuesday (31 March) that the plan is in line with its new looser state aid rules.

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COVID-19: France wants to activate EU bailout fund without conditions or delay

By |marec 24th, 2020|Bruno Le Maire, coronavirus, COVID-19, Economy and Finance Ministry, emergency, European Commission, European Stability Mechanism (ESM), European Union, France, Germany, Italy, Margrethe Vestager, News|

The financial crisis management tool of the eurozone countries must be activated without delay and without conditions, said French Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire before the Eurogroup meeting on Tuesday (24 March). EURACTIV France reports.

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Commission resists competition reform plans until 2021

By |marec 11th, 2020|competition, EU, industrial strategy, Margrethe Vestager, News, SME Strategy, Thierry Breton|

The European Commission will not look into the possibility of revising the bloc's competition rules until at least 2021, despite recent pressure from a group of EU member states.

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Online platform regulation: French economy ministry gets up and running

By |februar 27th, 2020|Bruno Le Maire, Cedric O, Digital Agenda, digital strategy, European Commission, France, Margrethe Vestager, News, platform regulation|

While the European Commission presented its digital strategy last week, France's economy and finance ministry brought together around a hundred experts on Monday (24 February) in an attempt to sketch out ways of regulating online platforms. EURACTIV's ...

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High-risk Artificial Intelligence to be ‘certified, tested and controlled,’ Commission says

By |februar 19th, 2020|AI White Paper, artificial intelligence, biometric, EU, facial recognition, GDPR, Margrethe Vestager, News, Thierry Breton, Ursula von der Leyen|

Artificial Intelligence technologies carrying a high-risk of abuse that could potentially lead to an erosion of fundamental rights will be subjected to a series of new requirements, the European Commission announced on Wednesday (19 February).

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Vestager: Facial recognition tech breaches EU data protection rules

By |februar 17th, 2020|AI, artificial intelligence, Artificial Intelligence White Paper, facial recognition, Margrethe Vestager, News|

The European Commission will take some time before deciding on how to legislate facial recognition remotely, but will not prevent national initiatives from moving ahead on their own, Commission vice-president Margrethe Vestager has said.

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LEAK: Commission outlines plan to create single EU data space by 2030

By |februar 14th, 2020|big data, cloud computing, data, digital strategy, Margrethe Vestager, News|

The EU wants to create by the end of the decade a genuine single market for data that corresponds to its economic power, prioritising nine "strategic sectors" including health, climate, agriculture and energy, and dedicating up to €6 billion to investment in data centres, according to the Commission’s data strategy seen by EURACTIV.com.

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After Clearview AI scandal, Commission ‘in close contact’ with EU data authorities

By |februar 12th, 2020|artificial intelligence, Artificial Intelligence White Paper, biometric data, clearview AI, data protection, EU, Europe, facial recognition, GDPR, Margrethe Vestager, News|

The European Commission is in consultation with EU data protection authorities following the news that US technology firm Clearview AI has scraped more than three billion facial images from social media sites including YouTube, Facebook and Twitter, wi...

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Google vs EU: a decade-long saga goes to court

By |februar 12th, 2020|Competition policy, European Court of Justice, Google, Margrethe Vestager, News|

Google and the EU have a big day in court Wednesday (12 February) as the search engine giant enters a new phase of a legal saga that began a decade ago.

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