(Editor’s note: this is a guest post from Nicolas Brien, the CEO of lobbying organisation France Digitale.) Past debates have shown that tech-friendly regulations do not necessarily mean “startup-friendly regulations”. Many senior policymakers in Brussels still believe that meeting with the PR teams of US tech giants in the afternoon, soon after chatting with a […]
EU antitrust regulators have approved the acquisition of the French security solutions provider Morpho by the US private equity firm Advent International. The deal is said to be worth €2.4 billion.
(Jyrki Katainen, Vice-President of the EC in charge of Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness) The European Commission claims that it has enabled equity financing to small and medium-sized business in startups from across Europe to the tune of €1 billion+ since the start of this year, via the European Investment Fund (EIF) and various equity […]
As the European Commission prepares a long-term strategy for realising a ‘Digital Single Market’ in Europe – to be presented in May – we’d like to invite you to an online survey and share your views.
The EU Commission has made public a letter which was sent recently to the CEOs of six international car rental companies to urge them to stop their “discriminatory practices” against online buyers.
A European Commissioner has released an official statement on the blocking of social networking service Twitter in Turkey, questioning its “stated commitment to European values and standards”.
The European Commission has just finished a public consultation in a bid to find out what citizens thought about copyright. Contributor Joren De Wachter explains why it was a non-event.