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EC Approves French Support For Natural Gas Storage

France's system of financial support for natural gas storage, set up in 2017 to shore up the country's energy supplies, complies with European Union...
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European Union Unveils Digital ID Wallet Plan

The European Union is revealing plans for a digital identification wallet that the 450 million residents of the 27-nation bloc can use to access...
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EU Will Continue To Monitor Taxes Even As UK Tax Standards...

The European Union will continue to monitor for aggressive tax competition from the UK, although there are likely enough safeguards in an existing trade...

Nike Pushes Back Against EU Probe Over Dutch Tax Rulings

On Monday, January 25, US sportswear maker Nike urged Europe’s second-highest court to annul an EU investigation into its Dutch tax rulings, claiming the...
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Alphabet’s Pichai Will Talk Antitrust With EU’s Vestager 

Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai will hold a video-conference call with EU antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager on January 25, according to Reuters. Vestager, who is pushing...
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EU OKs German COVID State Aid Scheme

The European Commission announced on Thursday, January 21, it had approved the German government’s €12 billion scheme to compensate companies for damages incurred due...
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EC fines Valve And Other PC Video Games For “Geo-Blocking” Practices

The European Commission has fined Valve, owner of the online PC gaming platform “Steam”, and the five publishers—Bandai Namco, Capcom, Focus Home, Koch Media,...
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Germany & France Continue With Big Tech Crackdown

Europe may be moving to crack down on Big Tech with a set of new laws covering antitrust and illegal content, but its most...
EU COVID

EC OKs €300M Austrian Scheme For Event Organizers Affected By Coronavirus

The European Commission has approved, under EU State aid rules, a €300 million (US$364.3 million) Austrian scheme to support organizers of events affected by...
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EU Invites Comments On Collective Bargaining For Gig Workers

The European Commission has published an inception impact assessment as part of the process that aims at ensuring that EU competition rules do not...

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