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ZPP from its beginning has been completely supportive of free market and free competition. We believe that “creative destruction” is the best way to stimulate the innovation which results in products fitted to the consumers’ needs. Especially now, when European economies are vividly hurt by the coronavirus outbreak, we need to put even more effort into making our regulatory and institutional environment more friendly for the innovative undertakings.

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SME Connect, Union of Entrepreneurs and Employers, as well as European Enterprise Alliance are organising a debate on Digital Services Act & SMEs. More information will follow in the coming weeks.

Date: 2020-09-09
Location: European Parliament or ZOOM Webinar

The PES Network is organising a webinar on PES strategies to support the recovery after the COVID-19 crisis. More information will follow in the coming weeks. 

Date: 2020-09-08
Location: ZOOM Webinar

In the post-COVID 19 world, the EU has an opportunity to seize the full potential of the digital sector, increasing the benefits for consumers, while fostering a vibrant ecosystem for entrepreneurs and businesses alike. Competition should be at the heart of this European strategy, driving companies to enhance customers’ experience, facilitating market access to new […]

Date: 2020-06-02
Location: ZOOM

Regulatory Affairs

On June 9, the Council adopted conclusions on shaping Europe’s digital future, addressing a wide range of issues related to the implementation of the EU digital strategy. Press release Council conclusions

The new Digital Services Act package should modernise the current legal framework for digital services on two pillars: clear rules framing the responsibilities of digital services to address the risks faced by their users and to protect their rights and ex ante rules covering large online platforms acting as gatekeepers, which now set the rules […]

Commissioner for Jobs and Social Rights Nicolas Schmit and the Commission services will participate in a series of webinars in Member States to gather feedback ahead of the Commission’s Action Plan on the further implementation of the European Pillar of Social Rights. The Action Plan itself will be presented in early 2021.

Position papers, presentation, declarations

D9 non-paper on the creation of modern regulatory framework for provision of online services in the EU.

Event hosted by MEP Ivan Stefanec and MEP Pernille Weiss with Key Speech from Executive Vice-President Valdis DOMBROVSKIS (European Commisison). ZPP VP Marcin Nowacki to take the floor in the panel expert that follows. Starting from China, the COVID-19 outbreak has taken Europe by storm, forcing national governments to implement drastic measures and citizens to practice […]

Position of The Union of Entrepreneurs and Employers on the consultations concerning the common regulations for the minimum remuneration for work in the European Union. 


‘GIS Dossier: Beyond the pandemic – the economics’ by Geopolitical Intelligence Services. 

‘Future of Europe: EU Council vetoes treaty change’ by Elena Sanchez Nicolas from EU Observer.

‘Discrimination, Exclusion and Environmental Harm: Why EU Lawmakers Need to Ban Freight Transport Restrictions to Save the Single Market’ by Matthias Bauer, ECIPE

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