The conference aims to provide legal practitioners and data protection specialists with an update and necessary guidance on new data protection rules. It will give them an insight into how to combine them with the demands of the contemporary economy. It will offer an opportunity to discuss with key legal experts the issues at stake. Post-GDPR challenges and e-privacy reforms will also be addressed.
The Industry and Internal Market Committees will discuss the new initiatives in the digital sector with Commissioner Thierry Breton, on Wednesday afternoon.
By Claire Bury, Deputy Director General of DG Connect at the European Commission.
The webinar will discuss the main challenges for competition law enforcement by the European Commission and national competition authorities in the era of e-commerce, online platforms and digital markets. Special attention will be paid to the latest cases at EU and national level and lessons to be learned from them.
During the meeting, Agnieszka Piasna and Jan Drahokoupil will present results of the recently conducted ETUI Internet and Platform Work Survey. It addresses the gap in empirical evidence by providing representative data on the extent of internet use to generate income in five central and eastern European countries.
This CERRE Executive Seminar aims to contribute to this debate on the basis of a new report written by Prof. Alexandre de Streel (University of Namur & CERRE) and Peter Alexiadis (Partner, Gibson Dunn & Visiting Professor, Kings College London) on ‘Designing an EU Intervention Standard for Digital Gatekeepers’.
Debating and discussing the most pertinent and timely data privacy issues through interactive panel discussions, speeches and interviews, this event is a staple in the European privacy community’s calendar.
The European Single Electronic Format requirements are coming into force. This significant step in digital reporting offers great opportunities for the transparency of the EU market. There are however challenges to an efficient implementation.
This event aims to bring key stakeholders together for a lively debate. We will cover issues around the preparation of ESEF files and providing assurance on their compliance. The discussion will embrace both regulatory aspects and practical implications.
ENISA, DG CONNECT and the Católica University of Portugal, Lisbon school of Law are organizing the Annual Privacy Forum (APF) 2020 to learn from the professionals in the field, get involved in a high level debate, discover the trends for the future and network with key players in privacy and data protection.
The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) held a public hearing on 5 February to explore the impact of campaigns to boost voter turnout in the latest European elections and to analyse opportunities for fighting disinformation and ensuring that the public participates more in political decision-making in the EU over the next five-year institutional cycle.
The fourth industrial revolution and digital economy impose new challenges on the European entrepreneurs, especially on small and medium-sized enterprises; this calls for rethinking of the European and global system of protecting intellectual property rights.
On the occasion of Safer Internet Day 2020, the Commission is highlighting the need to raise awareness and act on online safety issues.
Safer Internet Day (SID) is organised each February to promote the safe and positive use of digital technology, especially among children and young people. Celebrated on the second day of the second week of the second month, each year on Safer Internet Day millions of people unite to inspire positive change and raise awareness of online safety issues and participate in events and activities right across the globe.
Ahead of the publication of the Commission’s White Paper on Artificial Intelligence, Renew Europe is the first political group to present a comprehensive vision about the use of AI in Europe, considering the key political implications for the current legislative period.
In 2019, approximately 1 in 3 EU citizens aged 16 to 74 reported security-related incidents when using the internet for private purposes in 2019 in the last 12 months.