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Robust EU trade defence system is fundamental to the future of industrial manufacturing in Europe 20 October 2016, 13:18 CET
AEGIS Europe response to the Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament, the European Council and the Council: ‘Towards a robust trade policy for the EU in the interest of jobs and growth’

What Can Be Done to Avoid Widespread Panic in the Event of a Hard Brexit? 18 October 2016, 17:33 CET
Without going into all the details surrounding the UKs recent referendum to leave the EU, now that it is a done deal, so to speak, there is still a great deal of concern within the UK and even within the other member states of the European Union as to just how Brexit will be enacted. Will it be a slow and rather painless process or will it be an abrupt departure within the time constraints they have to work with?

UK at risk of Brexit brain drain, warns ACCA 18 October 2016, 12:57 CET
With the UK government seemingly committed to sacrificing freedom of movement in pursuit of a 'hard' Brexit, ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) has warned that the country could face a 'brain drain' of top professionals.

EP Industry Committee's ETS vote to benefit Europe's biggest polluters 13 October 2016, 12:33 CET
With their vote today on the reform of the EU ETS for the period 2021-2030, the members of the the European Parliament's Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE) Committee voted for measures that will benefit Europe's biggest polluters, thereby failing to support Europe's innovative clean tech sector.

Finance ministers continue to be a weak link in tackling climate change 11 October 2016, 22:44 CET
Finance ministers met today in Luxembourg to discuss climate finance, just one month ahead of the next international climate summit COP22 in Marrakech. Climate Action Network (CAN) Europe welcomes the re-iteration by finance ministers to continue to provide public finance to tackle both the causes and impacts of climate change. But despite the rehashed pledge, EU Member States must provide much more clarity on how support for international climate action will be scaled up.

Mobile is the main growth engine for real money game 10 October 2016, 14:47 CET
Mobile is the main growth engine for real money game companies today. To a large extent, this is a reflection of culture. Some people might marvel at the fact that it is possible to convert casino games into formats that will work with mobile devices so well, since this is a very difficult task at the best of times. However, mobile is the main growth engine for real money game companies because people primarily play games on mobile devices today.

If the UK Leaves the Single Market, How Will It Impact SMEs? 07 October 2016, 11:05 CET
After the UK voted to leave the EU in its historic referendum at the end of June, it threw up a number of important issues which would need to be worked out before Brexit actually takes place. One of the main aspects set to be negotiated in the coming months is the UK's membership of the single market.

Facebook is the privacy villain of the year 06 October 2016, 22:09 CET
On 6 October, the Belgian Big Brother Awards took place in Brussels. The negative prize for the worst privacy abuser was unanimously granted to Facebook by the professional jury. The public confirmed Facebook's title as the ultimate privacy villain of the year - a big majority of the votes went to the social network that is successfully harvesting and generating personal data from people all around the world.

Weak global agreement on aviation and climate change means the EU must strengthen its aviation carbon market 06 October 2016, 17:52 CET
Today, the first ever global agreement on aviation and climate change was decided upon in Montreal. The impressive achievement in forging an agreement between 191 nations should not overshadow the fact that aviation emissions remain effectively uncapped.

Paris Agreement threshold for entering into force reached 05 October 2016, 21:40 CET
The EU's decision to fast-track the ratification of the Paris Agreement without all Members States having formally joined has helped ensure its early entry into force. Climate Action Network (CAN) Europe welcome this historic achievement by the global community, and urges EU leaders to immediately turn their attention to the necessary steps that now need to be taken to live up to the objectives of the agreement.

Paris Agreement: After taking ratification hurdle, EU will face enforcement test 04 October 2016, 19:44 CET
The EU is on the finishing line to ratify the Paris Climate Agreement after the European Parliament gave the green light to the European Council’s vote tomorrow. Ultimately, fast ratification will ensure that the EU can present its ratification documents to the UN by Friday.

Introducing the New Etihad Residence: The Latest in Luxury Business Travel 03 October 2016, 16:45 CET
In simpler times, the level of comfort and luxury that you enjoyed during a flight could be easily determined by the status of your ticket. There was a clear distinction between economy and first class travel, for example, while those travelling by business class could also enjoy a more relaxing trip.

Greenwashing looms as VW appoints ex-EU Climate Commissioner Hedegaard 29 September 2016, 14:25 CET
In an attempt to fix its public image, Dieselgate-shaken Volkswagen has named former EU Climate Commissioner Connie Hedegaard as a member of its new 'Sustainability Council'.

New EU lobby transparency proposal lacks bite and political determination, say campaigners 28 September 2016, 21:07 CET
Following this summer’s public consultation on an overhaul of the EU transparency register, the European Commission today published its proposal for a mandatory scheme.

European Public Affairs Consultancies' Association welcomes the Commission's proposal 28 September 2016, 21:00 CET
The European Public Affairs Consultancies' Association welcomes the Commission's proposal for an inter-institutional agreement on a mandatory Transparency Register.

How Can Criminals Tap into Wireless Payments? 28 September 2016, 16:55 CET
Despite a multitude of modern security measures establishing themselves into the norm of our lives online, staying safe in a world where cyber thieves are just as prevalent as those in the physical world is an on-going concern.

VR and AR will be tomorrow's mobile 26 September 2016, 16:58 CET
VR and AR will be tomorrow's mobile, which should remind everyone of how the mobile casino world got going in the first place.

EU Trade Ministers: Safeguard European trade defense instruments urge European Manufacturers 22 September 2016, 17:20 CET
On the eve of the informal meeting of EU Trade Ministers due to take place on 22 and 23 September in Bratislava, AEGIS Europe, an alliance of manufacturing industries, sent a communiqué to Ministers urging them to safeguard European trade defense instruments (TDIs) - and ensure that European manufacturing has a future.

The 3 Types of Forex Traders 21 September 2016, 17:23 CET
For the most part, there are three types of forex traders: day traders, swing traders and position traders. Find out which kind you are to enjoy better results.

EU faces credibility test on climate action 21 September 2016, 12:45 CET
The European Union is showing up empty-handed as dozens of countries gather today in New York to formally ratify the Paris climate agreement. Quick ratification and higher ambition at home are key if the EU wants to remain a climate champion.

Global Silver Demand and the PV Industry 20 September 2016, 22:05 CET
Commodity market analysts are, on the whole, optimistic about the global silver market in the short and medium term. Most expect to see an increase in demand throughout 2016 in a number of key sectors, accompanied by further contraction in supply.

The Top Things to Consider When Buying a Retail Business 20 September 2016, 17:24 CET
Buying a business can be a very profitable gesture if you make sure to make the right choice. Purchasing and then taking over a business which is already well established and making a profit can often be a lot less hard work than starting your own company up from scratch. However, when buying a business, there are a number of questions that you should ask yourself in order to ensure that you have made the right choice and have suitable plans in place to ensure that the company continues to be a success whilst under new management.

Listed Casino Software Companies in Europe 20 September 2016, 16:30 CET
There are numerous online casinos software providers which power European online casinos. These are the software provider companies which are publicly traded.

Why Neteller is the King of Payments in Europe 20 September 2016, 16:19 CET
Neteller is one of the most popular online payment methods in Europe. It is particularly used by online casino gamers. Here is why it is so prominent.

Card industry creates the European Cards Stakeholders Group, an association dedicated to cards standardisation in Europe 15 September 2016, 16:35 CET
The first board meeting of the newly created European Cards Stakeholders Group (ECSG) was held today. This new industry association takes over the mission of the Cards Stakeholders Group (CSG), which was created in 2009.

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