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Economy & Jobs 16-11-2018

The EU-Japan trade deal – a no-brainer!

The new EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement will give an economic boost and help European firms access markets that are technology-rich and can pay for innovation. It is an agreement that can help overcome pessimism about trade and global cooperation, and show that countries can work constructively together, writes Fredrik Erixon.

EU-US Safe Harbour and forced data localisation: lessons from Russia

Forced data localisation would undermine European fundamental rights as well as damaging the EU’s competitiveness, argues Matthias Bauer.
Digital 16-06-2015

A troll under the digital bridge

Copyright reforms in the Digital Single Market (DSM) are a start. But digital patent reforms are inevitable if Europe wants to compete against the United States and China, writes Hosuk Lee-Makiyama.

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