How can companies that provide digital services or handle data deal with post-Brexit risks, including whether to invest in the EU or the UK?
International trade expert Stuart Harbinson examines the impact Brexit will have on the agri-food sector between the UK and Ireland. Key issues addressed include regulatory hurdles, the implications of a ‘Hard Brexit’ scenario, and the complex process the UK faces in disentangling itself from the EU’s Tariff Rate Quotas.
The European Commission has published its long awaited Action Plan on Retail Financial Services. The paper sets out 12 policy actions that the Commission is tackling over the next two years in the area of retail financial services, with the objective of increasing transparency in cross-border relations, removing regulatory obstacles for businesses and enhancing digital innovation.
For most of its post-war history, the UK’s financial services industry was a distinctly parochial institution, far removed from the commanding heights of the UK economy, and far outstripped by international competitors.
There is nothing new about the term “fake news”, the shiny new buzz word for this year. The expression first started floating around last year when Facebook came under scrutiny for publishing unverified content and “fake” news stories.
Socrates once said: “Wisdom begins in wonder”. This is particularly true in health and medical matters. Research and development is essential to the discovery of new treatments and medicines. One area I want to explore, however, is the role of patient involvement in medical services design and implementation.
The European Commission has published its long awaited proposal on the revision of EU comitology rules. But what has prompted the Commission to propose the changes and what impact will they have on EU decision making?
Dieselgate, the controversy surrounding the falsification of emission measurements of diesel vehicles with the use of defeat software, continues to make waves on both sides of the Atlantic.