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.

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