ECA examined whether the European Commission has established a sound regulatory and control framework for e-commerce with regard to the collection of VAT and customs duties, and whether Member States’ control measures help ensure the complete collection of VAT and customs duties on e-commerce. The report found that despite recent positive developments the EU is not currently dealing adequately with these issues but have addressed some of the weaknesses identified with the “e-commerce package”.
ECA makes a number of recommendations as to how the European Commission and the Member States should better address the challenges identified and establish a sound regulatory and control framework.
On June 19, 2019 the e-Infrastructure Reflection Group (e-IRG) officially published a new policy document titled “National Nodes – Getting organised; how far are we?”. The aim is to present a representative picture of the European e-Infrastructure landscape at its current state and to provide, on the basis of this analysis, a number of recommendations on how to efficiently implement the e-Infrastructure Commons in the form of the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC).
On June 28, the European Union and the Republic of Korea held their 5th EU-RoK Cyber Dialogue in Brussels.
EuroHPC, the Joint Undertaking on High Performance Computing (HPC) is a legal and funding instrument enabling the EU to become a world leader in supercomputing.
Prof. Dr. Udo Helmbrecht, Executive Director of ENISA moderated on 11 July 2019 a panel at CODE’s Annual Conference in Munich.
Speech at the event Privacy in a globalised world in Buenos Aires.
This Tuesday, the Belgian Data Protection Authority decided to reprimand the FPS Public Health for not responding to the exercise of a citizen’s right of access.
The Permanent Representatives Committee, Coreper, decided on 11 July 2019 to establish a new dedicated working party on countering hybrid threats. The mission of the working party is to improve the resilience of the EU and its member states against hybrid threats and to support action to strengthen the crisis resilience of societies. The working party will also facilitate coordination within the Council and foster cooperation with the other EU institutions, services and agencies.
The European Commission announced today that, as a result of negotiations with Airbnb, the platform has improved and fully clarified the way it presents accommodation offers to consumers, which is now in line with the standards set in EU consumer law. This follows the call from the European Commission and EU consumer authorities in July 2018.
Minister Larraín Bascuñán, Minister Larraín Fernández and Commissioner Jourová met Monday 8 July to exchange views on ways to further strengthen cooperation between the European Union and Chile in the area of data protection and data flows.