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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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A webinar discussing how to restore fair taxation to avoid a global trade war.   Moderator: Andreas Hellmann, Americans for Tax Reform Foundation Opening Statement: Grover Norquist, President, Americans for Tax Reform Foundation   We will feature speakers from the following countries and regions:     – European Union (Pieter Cleppe, PRA Non-Resident Fellow) – Spain (Javier Santacruz, CIVISMO) – Poland […]

Date: 2020-08-04

On behalf of MEP Ivan Stefanec Member President of SME Europe of the EPP, Board Member of SME Connect, SME Connect and SME Europe we cordially invite you to a webinar Covid-19: SME Policy Response with a Special Focus on CEE with Marcin Nowacki, Vice-president of Union of Entrepreneurs and Employers taking the floor on […]

Date: 2020-07-14
Location: ZOOM Webinar

SME Connect, Union of Entrepreneurs and Employers, as well as European Enterprise Alliance kindly invite you to join the discussion on Digital Services Act and its importance for SMEs.  More information in the next newsletter.

Date: 2020-10-06
Location: ZOOM Webinar

Regulatory Affairs

Press Statement by Commission President von der Leyen Press Statement by Phil Hogan

European Comission public consultation on Artificial intelligence – ethical and legal requirements are open for feedbacks until September 10th.

European Commission kicks off major EU trade policy review (Press Release)  A renewed trade policy for a stronger Europe Consultation is open until September 15th –more information:

Position papers, presentation, declarations

Position of the Union of Entrepreneurs and Employers on a fair minimum wage.

Programme of Webinar: “Covid-19: SME Policy Response with a Special Focus on CEE”

Union of Entrepreneurs and Employers Commentary to EESC proposals for post-COVID-19 crisis reconstruction and recovery: “The EU must be guided by the principle of being considered a community of common destiny.”


‘Shifting into Digital Services: Does a Crisis Matter and for Who?’ – Erik van der Marel from ECIPE. 

‘Speech by President von der Leyen at the European Parliament Plenary on the conclusions of the Special European Council meeting of 17-21 July 2020’. 

‘Germany: EU will ‘close ranks’ in last weeks of Brexit talks’ – Jakob Hanke Vela for Politico. 

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