Arnaldo Abruzzini

Economy & Jobs 15-11-2017

Commission disregards its own SME test guidelines

SMEs account for 99% of all businesses in the EU, yet the impact legislation has on them is rarely analysed in enough depth. If we are serious about jobs and growth, this has to change, writes Arnaldo Abruzzini.

A social triple A without an entrepreneurial triple A?

If Europe is serious about providing high-quality jobs and a worthy system of social protection, it must do more to help job creators: small businesses and entrepreneurs, writes Arnaldo Abruzzini.
European Patent Office, Rijswijk, The Netherlands

Unitary Patent, or how to turn a great European project into a tax on innovation

Competitiveness Council ministers must intervene in a process that is currently moving in a totally non-innovative direction if the Unitary Patent is to prove a boost for European competitiveness and growth, rather than a tax on innovation, writes Arnaldo Abruzzini.
Trade & Society 16-10-2014

What should there be in a SME TTIP chapter?

The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) has the potential to benefit small and medium enterprises (SMEs) considerably if it is tailored to their real needs, writes Arnaldo Abruzzini .