EU Newsletter

Data act: member states agree common position on fair access to and use of data
EU Newsletter · 27. March 2023
With a view to making the EU a leader in our data-driven society, member states’ representatives (Coreper) reached a common position (“negotiating mandate”) allowing the Council to enter negotiations with the European Parliament on the proposed legislation regarding harmonised rules on fair access to and use of data (data act).

The EU Data Act – another step forward
EU Newsletter · 15. March 2023
The European Parliament has adopted in plenary session the report from MEP Pilar Del Castillo Vera, by 530 yes and notably 110 abstentions.

Data Act - The Council on the way to finalise its common position and European Parliament to adopt its report in plenary
EU Newsletter · 14. March 2023
Timeline is accelerating on the Data Act and both institutions are quite confident that they are going to strike a deal before the end of the Swedish Presidency which ends on 30 June 2023.

ESAP- Adoption of the report on ESAP by the EP ECON Committee
EU Newsletter · 21. February 2023
The Economic Committee of the European Parliament has recently adopted its report of the proposal on the European Single Access Point which aims at putting in place a central access point for financial and non-financial information on companies.

Open Data: European Commission opens last level  infringement proceeding for non-transposition of the Open Data Directive by four Member States
EU Newsletter · 16. February 2023
On February 15th 2023, , the European Commission decided to refer Belgium, Bulgaria, Latvia and the Netherlands to the Court of Justice of the European Union for failing to transpose EU rules on open data and the re-use of public sector data (Directive EU 2019/1024, referred to as the Open Data Directive) into national law.

Data Act – The Industry Committee of the European Parliament votes the report from MEP Pilar Del Castillo
EU Newsletter · 14. February 2023
The text is based on all compromise amendments proposed by the rapporteur and the team of shadow rapporteurs to reach common views.

EU Commission adopts the Implementing Act on High-Value Datasets
EU Newsletter · 05. January 2023
On company and company ownership information, the text of the Annex promotes access to datasets containing basic company identification

Council adopts Digital Operational Resilience Act (DORA)
EU Newsletter · 30. November 2022
About one week after FEBIS informative session on the topic – the Council adopts Digital Operational Resilience Act (DORA), which will make sure the financial sector in Europe is able to stay resilient through a severe operational disruption.

Council formally adopts the Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive
EU Newsletter · 29. November 2022
On 28th November 2022, the Council formally adopted the latest version of the compromise found with the European Parliament and the European Commission on the proposal for a Directive on Corporate Sustainability Reporting ( CSRD).

Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive: EU adopts new reporting rules on ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance)
EU Newsletter · 16. November 2022
All large companies in the EU will have to disclose data on the impact of their activities on people and the planet and any sustainability risks they are exposed to.

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