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
European Commission has proposed the Digital Markets Act (DMA) that aims at establishing a set of narrowly defined objective criteria for qualifying a large online platform as a so-called “gatekeeper”. Marcin Nowacki explains what the proposed regulations mean for customers and businesses. https://youtu.be/JHkpWy0TJ_U
Hosuk Lee-Makiyama, Director at the European Centre for International Political Economy, explains how Europe's new laws might change the way we look at market regulations and internet. https://youtu.be/8Tnrj5R37b4 https://youtu.be/H9KXfz-SPUw
The EEA, together with its Members and Partners, has sent a letter to President Ursula von der Leyen, President David Maria Sassoli, and President Charles Michel voicing their concerns about the EU Minimum Wage proposal. Download PDF
A comprehensive look on the problem of protectionism within the EU from a historical, economic, practical, legal, and political perspective. Download PDF