The European Commission announced this week that it has sidelined ambitious plans for an EU-wide digital tax, following an agreement between G20 Finance ministers that will pave the way for a minimum global cooperate tax rate of 15 percent, likely to impact some of the world’s largest tech firms. “After many years of discussions and […]
Over recent years, major European cities have been subject to the swift uptake of micro-mobility solutions, with a series of benefits being pitched regarding the rollout of e-scooters, including the freeing up of parking spaces, reducing urban congestion and decreasing air pollution. However, there has been no shortage of critics, with some claiming that e-scooters […]
High-risk Artificial Intelligence applications in use across the EU are set to come under the scope of new rules as part of the European Commission’s bid to bolster trust in next-generation technologies, while also safeguarding opportunities for innovation. As part of the plans unveiled by the EU executive on April 21, a narrow set of […]
In this episode, we’ve prepared an interview with Benedikt Blomeyer, Director of EU Policy at Allied For Startups, discussing the recently-signed Startup Nation Standard and the bigger picture of the EU regulation that’s aimed at startups and entrepreneurs.
(Editor’s note: this is a guest post from Ronald Kleverlaan, a thought leader on crowdfunding and alt finance in Europe thanks to his roles as director of the European Centre for Alternative Finance and senior partner at CrowdfundingHub.) From an academic paper I co-authored back in 2012 to an agreement on European crowdfunding regulation in […]