Commission welcomes WTO ruling confirming lawfulness of core principles of the EU third energy package

In a ruling published on Friday, the World Trade Organisation rejected most of Russia's claims concerning the alleged incompatibility of the EU's energy policy measures with the multilateral trade rules. The WTO panel did not find basis to the claim concerning the alleged EU discrimination in its "Third Energy Package" against Russian pipeline transport services, … Continue reading Commission welcomes WTO ruling confirming lawfulness of core principles of the EU third energy package

Antitrust: Commission consults stakeholders on draft guidelines to help national courts estimate the economic harm caused by cartels

The European Commission is inviting comments on draft guidelines to help national courts estimate the share of price increases caused by a cartel that are passed on to indirect purchasers and final consumers. The Commission invites views and comments on the draft guidelines by 4 October 2018. The Antitrust Damages Directive helps citizens and companies claim damages … Continue reading Antitrust: Commission consults stakeholders on draft guidelines to help national courts estimate the economic harm caused by cartels

Single Market: trading safe products across Europe

Question & Answers on the Commission proposals What is the Commission proposing and why? The free movement of goods is one of the building blocks of the EU Single Market. It means that companies can sell their products in any EU country without additional barriers. This creates new opportunities for businesses, but also gives consumers a wider … Continue reading Single Market: trading safe products across Europe

Guangzhou and Germany Strengthen International Business Opportunities With Increased Trade Volume and Cross-Border Development

Early 2017 data shows increased levels of trade collaboration between Germany and Guangzhou, China's most integral business centre and key international trade hub. In the first quarter of 2017, the goods trading volume between Guangzhou and Germany soared to nearly $1.38 billion - up 62.5%. By the first quarter of 2017, 144 German companies had invested … Continue reading Guangzhou and Germany Strengthen International Business Opportunities With Increased Trade Volume and Cross-Border Development

Humaniq Opens New US Office in Silicon Valley

Humaniq, the Ethereum-based blockchain banking app offering financial inclusion solutions for the unbanked, just opened a new office space in San Francisco, following a successful pre-seed funding campaign that reached nearly 12,000 participants and surpassed $5.2 Million. This development will intensify the capacity of Humaniq to accelerate its global social impact by working alongside leading … Continue reading Humaniq Opens New US Office in Silicon Valley

Times Higher Education and PolyU Co-host Innovation & Impact Summit

More than 200 participants, including influential higher education and industry leaders, entrepreneurs and policy-makers around the globe, gather in Hong Kong for the inaugural Times Higher Education (THE) Innovation & Impact Summit. Co-hosted by The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) and THE, the Summit inspires participants with a series of thought-provoking panel discussions on best … Continue reading Times Higher Education and PolyU Co-host Innovation & Impact Summit

Europe Dominates New Ranking on Business Talent

Europe is home to nine of the 10 economies worldwide that are best equipped to develop, attract and retain business talent, a major new study has highlighted. Only Hong Kong challenges the continent's grip on the top spots in the latest World Talent Ranking, a prestigious annual report by leading global business school IMD. The … Continue reading Europe Dominates New Ranking on Business Talent