The Commission has today adopted rules that will make electronic payments in shops and online safer. This will also allow consumers to access more convenient, cost-effective and innovative solutions offered by payment providers.
Economic and financial affairs ministers of the EU member states will hold their informal meeting in Tallinn today and tomorrow, 15-16 September. The first gathering will be of ministers from the euro area for a Eurogroup meeting, which will be followed by a meeting for ministers and central bank governors from all EU member states to discuss strengthening the euro area and improving the use of the EU’s financial resources as well as the use of new technological solutions in the financial sector. Tomorrow, September 16, the ministers will focus on the need to modernise the EU tax system arising from developments in the digital economy. Additionally, the sustainable and cost-effective development of IT systems for the EU-wide customs union will be on the agenda as well.
The Executive Director of the European Union Agency for Network and Information Security (ENISA) is opening a call for Expression of Interest for Membership of the Permanent Stakeholders’ Group (PSG) to be assigned for a period of two and a half years.