On February 2, Thursday, the President of the European Commission, Ursula Von der Leyen, travelled to Ukraine for a meeting with Commissioners and the Ukrainian Government to enhance the EU's support for Ukraine with the current invasion. Here is the outcome we brought from the visit:
Deputy Prime Minister of Poland and Minister for State Assets Jacek Sasin talks with ZPP, Poland’s Union of Entrepreneurs and Employers. The article first appeared as Sponsor Content on Politico Europe website: https://www.politico.eu/sponsored-content/polish-deputy-pm-sasin-on-energy/. Download PDF
Russia's aggression against Ukraine and the ongoing war have caused a Europe-wide energy crisis, the consequences of which we are all facing today. A lively discussion is underway, both at the EU level and in all Member States, among politicians and experts who are jointly trying to work out solutions that will best protect us from a gas shortage both during the coming winter and over the next several months. Download PDF
As a member of a broad coalition of 17 organizations from across Europe, we deeply worry about ETNO’s proposal to introduce a network fee for digital services. We believe that such a regulation would negatively affect the consumers, hurt innovative European businesses, lead to an inefficient allocation of resources, and, most importantly, undermine access to the free and open internet. Download PDF
A joint letter on the Digital Markets Act proposal signed together with over 35 organisations and individuals in 13 countries. In the letter, we call on the European Institutions and policymakers involved in the trilogue to revise the proposal as we believe that DMA does not strike the right balance between value creation and the protection of users. Download PDF
As the EU Commission’s own research shows, 17% of EU SMEs sell products online and 8% engage in cross-border sales. We therefore would like to encourage you to consider the following, to ensure that the position of SMEs in Europe is adequately represented during the current Trilogue negotiations on the Digital Services Act (DSA). Download PDF
Together with other organisations, we appreciate the opportunity to share perspectives on the upcoming crucial negotiations on the Digital Markets Act. Our community supports all initiatives aimed at improving the position of European businesses and users. While we understand the need to address certain challenges related to digitisation, we urge EU policymakers to make well-informed decisions and mitigate any harmful consequences for European SMEs, entrepreneurs and users. Download...
On 25 October, the European Enterprise Alliance held an online event where lawmakers, national stakeholders and business representatives addressed the most significant obstacles that hampered economic recovery for SMEs and presented the policy recommendation to ensure their future growth. Download PDF You can watch the recording of this webinar here.
Together with Move EU and other organisations, we signed a joint letter on the EU's Artificial Intelligence Act proposal recommending: precise definition of AI, clarifying roles of players, high-risk based on measurable harm and potential impact. Download PDF
Thousands of Industry Stakeholders call on EU Policymakers to Oppose A Ban on Targeted Ads & Recognise the Value of the EU’s Existing Data Protection Framework. The EEA is one of the signatories of the open letter initiated by IAB Europe, a European-level association for the digital marketing and advertising ecosystem. Download PDF