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The Union of Entrepreneurs and Employers (ZPP) is pleased to participate in the public consultation on the “VAT in the Digital Age” proposal announced by the European Commission. Beyond responses provided in the survey, we would like to comment particularly on Single EU VAT Registration and Import One Stop Shop (IOSS) development workstreams…

SURVEY

ZPP survey: 95% of “platform workers” are satisfied with the cooperation with the platforms. Most of them are against compulsory employment contracts.

The survey was conducted in early 2022. The quantitative part was carried out using the CATI method, while the qualitative part in turn was developed on the basis of individual in-depth interviews. The survey included “platform workers” representing the following sectors…
JOINT LETTER

CDA joint letter on EDPB guidance legal consistency with DSA

As a Coalition of Digital Ads (CDA) of SMEs we appreciate the European Data Protection Board’s efforts to bring greater clarity and awareness of how social media platform interfaces are designed. We believe that manipulative practices which do not respect GDPR and which hinder the ability of users to effectively protect personal data and make conscious choices should be minimised…
POSITION

Position of the Union of Entrepreneurs and Employers on the Consumer Credit Directive review

The European Commission has proposed a new Directive regulating consumer credit in June 2021.[1] The proposal is intended to replace the existing Consumer Credit Directive of 2008.[2] The draft rationale states that the current legal Act has not fully met its objectives, and therefore a revision is necessary…
COMMENTARY

Commentary of the Union of Entrepreneurs and Employers (ZPP) on the progress of work on the Digital Services Act

Digital Services Act (DSA) will soon amend the E-Commerce Directive that has been in place for more than 20 years. Work on the new regulation has been ongoing continuously since late 2020. The trilogue – a trilateral negotiation between key EU institutions – is expected to conclude early this month…
STANCE

The stance of the ZPP on the Act of 7 April 2022, on special arrangements to prevent the promotion of aggression against Ukraine and to protect national security

On 30 March 2022, the draft law on special arrangements to prevent the promotion of aggression against Ukraine and to protect national security was submitted to the Polish Sejm. The law aims to restrict the activities of persons and entities linked to Russia, which on 24 February 2022 attacked Ukraine, as well as Belarus, which supports the Russian Federation in these actions…
REPORT

The companies that decided to continue their operation in Russia have nothing to do with “the social responsibility of the business” And what does their fair CIT settlement in Poland look like?

The disgusting and unjustified Russian invasion of Ukraine has led to widespread ostracism and consumer boycotts. The broad scope of the sanctions meant that some companies had limited choice as far staying in Russia goes. Companies in the banking, energy or high-tech sectors have had to submit to decisions ordering to halt the trade immediately…
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