#DigitalServicesAct, #DigitalMarketsAct: Time for our democracy to catch up with technology

The European Commission’s forthcoming initiatives to regulate digital services and markets will ensure that providers take responsibility for the services they offer and that digital giants do not impose their own rules on Europe’s markets, said Commission executive vice-president Margrethe Vestager at the EESC plenary.

Hungary: EIB supports healthcare sector during COVID-19 pandemic with €162.5 million

The EU bank will invest €162.5 million to support the Hungarian healthcare sector’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The loan beneficiary is AEEK, the national hospital management agency. The operation covers the procurement of medical supplies, personal protective equipment, mobile units and an emergency container hospital.

EU-US: A new transatlantic agenda for global change

The European Commission and the High Representative are today putting forward a proposal for a new, forward-looking transatlantic agenda. While the past years have been tested by geopolitical power shifts, bilateral tensions and unilateral tendencies, the victory of President-elect Joe Biden and Vice-President-elect Kamala Harris, combined with a more assertive and capable European Union and a […]

The mere diversion of a flight to an alternative airport which is near the airport for which the booking was made does not give rise to a right to lump-sum compensation

According to Advocate General Pikamäe, the mere diversion of a flight to an alternative airport which is near the airport for which the booking was made does not give rise to a right to lump-sum compensation However, the airline is required to take the initiative and offer to bear the costs of transferring the passenger […]