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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.

Zeek - Lets You Buy and Sell Unwanted Gift Cards & Vouchers 15 September 2016, 13:08 CET
Zeek have a very simple business plan - they simply offer to purchase your unwanted store gift card, and gift vouchers.

8 FinTech Prospects to Watch Out For - the Start-up Stars of Today 15 September 2016, 13:07 CET
Fintech, or Financial Technology, is one the richest areas of enterprise for start up companies at present; especially in London – in fact two fifths of all European Fintech investment is in the UK and Ireland.

Top European Court confirms crucial legal protections for WiFi hotspot operators 15 September 2016, 12:19 CET
The European Court of Justice (CJEU) has today rightly confirmed that public WiFi hotspots do indeed benefit from the liability protections that have been essential to the growth of the European digital economy.

European Commission copyright proposal risks turning back the clock on Digital Single Market 14 September 2016, 17:20 CET
The European Commission risks turning back the clock on the Digital Single Market, following the publication of a regressive proposal to amend Europe’s copyright framework.

European Parliament vote to reject PRIIPs RTS welcomed 14 September 2016, 17:14 CET
Today a very broad majority of the European Parliament has voted to object to the regulatory technical standards (RTS) for the Packaged Retail and Insurance-based Investment Products (PRIIPs) Regulation.

Vodafone welcomes EU Commission's revision of EU telecoms framework 14 September 2016, 14:34 CET
Vodafone welcomes the review of the EU telecoms framework resulting in today’s proposal for a new European Electronic Communications Code and the Commission’s Communication on its vision for the European Gigabit Society.

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