Brussels Briefing on Tech: All you need to know for October & November 2014
In this Brussels Briefing on Tech, leading journalist Jennifer Baker provides an extensive update on the latest EU digital & ICT policy developments.
Topics discussed include:
– New Juncker Commission: overview of Commissioners that will deal with tech issues – Andrus Ansip (Digital Single Market), Günther Oettinger (Digital Economy and Society), Margrethe Vestager (Competition) and Věra Jourová (Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality)
– NIS cybersecurity directive: trialogue talks about to start
– State aid cases: deal between the Irish tax authorities and Apple & tax agreement between Amazon and Luxembourg
– Google hosting Advisory Council on ‘right to be forgotten’ on 4 November in Brussels
Featuring statements by Margrethe Vestager, Commissioners-designate for Competition and the outgoing European Commissioner for Competition, Joaquín Almunia.