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Concerns raised on European Commission legislative proposal for European Services e-card 12 January 2017, 18:40 CET
Following the publication of the European Commission’s legislative proposal for a European Services e-card, Nicolas Jeanmart, head of personal insurance, general insurance and macroeconomics at Insurance Europe, commented:

European Commission proposes a European Travel Information and Authorisation System 12 January 2017, 18:37 CET
The Commission is today proposing to establish a European Travel Information and Authorisation System (ETIAS) to strengthen security checks on visa-free travellers.

Know Why You Should Consider Coupons To Grow Your Business 12 January 2017, 17:49 CET
As individuals, we are always on the path of saving money. We have seen our mums going through the newspaper to collect the daily deals on groceries. So as a businessman, have you any time thought that such coupons and deals can help your business too?

Pennsylvania Moves Closer To Legalizing Online Casinos 12 January 2017, 17:42 CET
The state of Pennsylvania recently made a major stride in an attempt to legalize online gambling. It is the first time that Pennsylvania is ever coming close to allowing and regulating online gambling, thanks to the bill that was passed last year by the House Committee.

The Gambling Industry and President-Elect Trump in the Trump Gamble 12 January 2017, 17:36 CET
The inauguration of Donald Trump will mean for the first time a United States president will have ever owned a casino. With this set to occur, there is the issue of Internet gambling, fantasy sports, and sports betting that need to be addressed. A wish-list has been sent to the president-elect by the industry which highlights various areas of interest.

Brexit, the EU and the Future of International Trade 11 January 2017, 14:31 CET
In the UK, 23rd June 2016 marked the beginning of a period of instability for the EU, with Brexit labelled as a dangerous precedent with rumours of a staggering 34 further European referendums on the horizon.

Commission leaves the European Parliament with lots of work to do 11 January 2017, 14:17 CET
Today, on 10 January 2017, the European Commission published its proposal for an e-Privacy Regulation. This legislation is crucial to provide clear rules on tracking individuals as they surf the web, and on freedom of communication more generally.

Live Casino at the forefront in iGaming 28 December 2016, 22:09 CET
Online casinos are fast becoming the hottest place to hit the tables. Gone are the days of visiting an actual casino to enjoy a game of poker, roulette or blackjack. Everything is now available 24/7 at the touch of a screen.

How to Create an Aesthetically-Pleasing Blog 28 December 2016, 12:20 CET
A high-quality blog can transform your SEO efforts, driving more traffic to your website, defining your brand and encouraging engagement with your company.

As the UK Readies for a Brexit Online Gaming Companies Stay Pat 26 December 2016, 19:47 CET
In the run-up to the historic Brexit referendum, Brexiteers and Stay-Campaigners were touting the merits of their respective positions.

European Commission plans to extend anti-dumping measures against solar imports from China 23 December 2016, 13:09 CET
Today, the European solar industry welcomed the European Commission disclosure, which proposes the extension of anti-dumping and anti-subsidy measures on solar cells and modules from the People's Republic of China.

Brexit Toblerone Jenga 23 December 2016, 12:24 CET
When faced with seismic pressures that may affect the very market position your products and brands hold, how does a manufacturer respond?

Growing Online Business of Legal Casino in New Jersey 22 December 2016, 19:55 CET
The US people and the government of US have had always an ambivalent view of online gambling, whether it is online casino games or betting on sports. Even these days, when gambling is legal in some states, most of the people view this activity as either immoral or illegal.

The Uncertain Future of the Buy-To-Let Market in Post Brexit Britain 20 December 2016, 23:25 CET
The days of the buy-to-let market could be over after a slump in the number of properties sold for a buy-to-let purpose. It is said that the 3 per cent increase in stamp duty on properties is to blame for the uncertain future of the market.

What is Fuelling the Growth of Online Bookmakers in the EU? 20 December 2016, 17:38 CET
Since 1996, the online bookmaker industry has grown from one online casino to hundreds of online casinos, sports betting platforms, and mobile in-play apps. We all know punters love to place a bet, but what is fuelling the rise in online bookmakers in the EU?

EU Environment Ministers back more ambition in the Emission Trading Scheme 20 December 2016, 01:06 CET
Key EU Environment Ministers discussing the reform of the EU Emission Trading Scheme (ETS) today expressed their support for measures to scale up emission cuts in the carbon market. Climate Action Network (CAN) Europe welcomes the support for more ambition, but at the same time urges EU decision makers to step up those cuts in order to be in line with the goals of the Paris Agreement.

5 Industries That are Set to Grow in 2017 19 December 2016, 17:34 CET
Despite the hard economic times, some industries are still thriving and will continue to grow. Some like artificial intelligence (AI), 3D printing and virtual reality (VR) are emerging industries. All these are in the fast growing tech industry. Others like healthcare are traditional industries with bright prospects. Here is a detailed look at five industries that are set to grow in 2017.

4 Countries that are Leading the Charge in Online Education 19 December 2016, 17:29 CET
Online courses are taking the world by storm at the moment and more countries are doing everything in their power to make online classes more accessible to students. In addition, some countries have made it a goal to give more legitimacy to these types of courses and encourage a larger number of students to seek online alternatives to traditional courses. Here are four countries that are leading the pack in the world of online education.

Microgaming investing in new games for 2107 19 December 2016, 12:42 CET
Microgaming has been a pioneer in the iGaming development industry for over twenty years. In fact, it's rumored that they were the first of their kind on the internet. And since its inception, in 1994, this company has created well over 800 different casino games.

Impact of Brexit on Online Currency Trading 14 December 2016, 15:47 CET
The decision by citizens of the UK to leave the European Union came as a shock to the world and rattled the foundations of the bloc of European nations. Since the decision, European leaders across the content have been forced to take a second look at their countries’ positions and decide whether they too should take the step to leave the EU.

EUR 120 billion more for climate possible from strong EU carbon market reform - report 13 December 2016, 23:37 CET
EU countries could receive up to €120 billion more for climate action through a strengthened Emissions Trading System (ETS) reform, WWF research reveals.

What's new in online marketing capabilities 13 December 2016, 18:56 CET
The growth of firms' use of big data has made it easier and easier for firms to be able to track their marketing spend, and their campaign's effectiveness. Rather than looking at more second or third hand data, companies are now able to see directly what has led to the success, or failure of a specific campaign. There are various methods that companies have at their disposal utilising big data.

Demand for Business Travel High Despite Turmoil 12 December 2016, 17:08 CET
Despite the global economic uncertainties brought about by political movements such as Brexit in the UK and the recent U.S. election results in November, global travel conglomerate Priceline Group are confident that travel is still in high demand after reporting strong results for their third quarter early in November, with the stock once again at an all-time high.

Can Online Casinos be Trusted? 10 December 2016, 00:21 CET
One of the biggest reasons some people have steered clear of casinos, isn't because they're opposed to gambling or not drawn to it, but rather because they believe that the house has an enormous advantage and that the odds are heavily stacked against them. They also don't trust the fact that there are stringent rules in place and that they are followed to the letter.

Insights into E-Commerce Trends across Europe 08 December 2016, 15:28 CET
What does the current e-commerce market look like, and how has it performed through 2016? Will it remain strong in future years, or is it due to peak and decline? We examine the current and predicted trends affecting Europe’s e-commerce scene, and look at how things may change in the coming twelve months.

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