The final draft legislative text is available.
“I believe that we must make much better use of the great opportunities offered by digital technologies, which do not know any borders. To do so, we will need to have the courage to break down national silos in telecoms regulation, in copyright and data protection legislation, in the management of radio waves and in the application of competition law. That way, we can ensure that consumers can access services, music, movies and sports events on their electronic devices wherever they are in Europe.” – Jean-Claude Juncker
The agreement forms part of the EU bank’s programme for the modernisation of Spanish banking sector’s digital platforms. The EIB Group and CaixaBank have also agreed to provide EUR 600m for new projects of Spanish SMEs and mid-caps.
The EESC believes that sustainable European systems of transport, energy and services of general interest are vital for addressing the global challenges in a modern, digitised and smart environment. The active participation and engagement of European Civil Society and citizens are crucial when assessing the challenges, consequences and impacts of digital transformation.
Today, the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) published its report on Big Data Analytics in motor and health insurance.
Data processing has historically been at the very core of the business of insurance undertakings, which is rooted strongly in data-led statistical analysis. Data has always been collected and processed to inform underwriting decisions, price policies, settle claims and prevent fraud. There has long been a pursuit of more granular datasets and predictive models, such that the relevance of Big Data Analytics for the sector is no surprise.
From the iconic UNESCO Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark to historic towns full of character, the county of Clare provides an exciting variety of activities and attractions all year round. The WiFi4EU voucher from the European Commission comes as a perfect complement to the County Council’s digital policies, aimed at connecting communities and improving tourism in the area.