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  The beginning of the 21st century is the time of the Internet. The dynamic development of technology results in rapidly progressing changes in various areas of the economy, including the media market. The legislator, trying to keep up with these processes, describes them and with help of legal provisions establishes limits for them. Unfortunately, […]

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The debate on overhauling Euro area governance to make it more resilient is gathering pace, although there are several competing visions of this reform. A recent International Monetary Fund (IMF) publication outlines concrete proposals for a Euro area. It proposes a macroeconomic stabilization fund financed by contributions of Euro area countries. Debate with MEP Danuta Hubner […]

Date: 2018-09-04
Location: European Parliament in Brussels, Library Reading Room – Altiero Spinelli Building – ASP 05D

Event organized jointly by European Centre For International Political Economy (ECIPE) and Union of Entrepreneurs and Employers (ZPP). Keynote address by Under-Secretary of State Karol Okoński.  Please confirm attendance by e-mail to:

Date: 2018-09-17
Location: Renaissance Brussels Hotel, Rue du Parnasse 19, Brussels

Coming up on September 25th, the very next event on November 22nd. Each and every cocktail is an opportunity to meet companies, European organizations, media, employers organizations, experts, scientists, as well as representatives of the European Institutions. Please confirm attendance by e-mail to:

Date: 2018-09-25
Location: Radisson RED, Brussels

Regulatory Affairs

European Parliament voted during plenary session in Strasbourg against the mandate of Legal Committee (JURI) to start negotiations with the Council on Copyright report adopted on June 20th. MEP Axel Voss led works in the JURI Committee on Copyright Report.  The next JURI Committee meeting is scheduled for September 3rd. 

The priorities of the Austrian Presidency of the EU Council of Ministers were being outlined to parliamentary committees by ministers, in a series of meetings between July 9th and July 12. Austrian Presidency started in July and will continue until year end, the priorities were presented in 12 European Parliaments Commitees.  Detailed priorities descriptions presented in the […]

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Position papers, presentation, declarations

Position of the Union of Entrepreneurs and Employers on the reforms of copyright regulations. 

ZPP Copyright Letter to JURI Commitee Members.

ZPP Copyright Letter to European Parliament Members ahead of plenary vote in Strasbourg on July 5th.


ZPP comments on posting of workers in international transport discussion in the European Parliament for Transinfo in the text by Dorota Ziemkowska.

Joint comments by Emma Hadrovic representing Danish Carriers and Agata Boutanos from ZPP EU Office on potential consequences of lack of adoption of the TRAN Committee compromise for TransInfo. 

Full content of the report: A Central Fiscal Stabilization Capacity for the Euro Area available to download from the International Monetary Found. 

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Head of the branch office of ZPP in the EU:
Agata Boutanos
Phone: + 32 476 590 602