Hiring expertise in information and communication technologies (ICT) is a challenge for businesses in the European Union (EU). During 2018, 9% of EU enterprises recruited or tried to recruit ICT specialists. More than half of these enterprises (58%) reported that they had problems filling vacancies requiring relevant ICT skills.
The Council today adopted a set of rules to facilitate detection of tax fraud in cross-border e-commerce transactions.
The new measures will enable member states to collect, in a harmonised way, the records made electronically available by payment service providers, such as banks. In addition, a new central electronic system will be set up for the storage of the payment information and for the further processing of this information by national anti-fraud officials.
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.
In this task force meeting, topics include the E-Commerce Directive as the European Commission is planning to update these l protections with a new Digital Services Act.
American Starlink project aims to bring high speed internet access across the globe by 2021. It’s certainly a mission in the sky! But how will Elon Musk’s plans to deploy this mega constellation of satellites impact on European citizens?
Collaborative economy refers to a set of practices, models and platforms (websites or apps) that offer private individuals access to goods and services through collaborative platforms.
According to 2019 survey results on the usage of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in households and by individuals, 21% of individuals aged 16 to 74 in the European Union (EU) used websites or apps to book accommodation from another individual in the preceding 12-month period. Arranging transport services online was less popular, with just 8% of individuals using an app or website to purchase transport services from another individual over the same period.