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EU Energy Commissioner Günther Oettinger favours an EU-wide solution to road tolling. March 2014 [The Council of the European Union]
Transport 28-04-2014

Transport expert: EU-wide road toll is quick-fire solution

EU Energy Commissioner Günther Oettinger is still convinced of the benefits of a Europe-wide tolling system. But the devil is in the details, said a transport expert speaking with EURACTIV Germany: Oettinger's idea is nothing more than a “quick-fire solution”.
Technology 24-02-2012

Companies ‘left in limbo’ by new data protection regime

The new data protection regime envisaged by Justice Commissioner Viviane Reding is going to change the legal landscape from the ground up, according to expert Christopher Kuner, but the proposed changes are so technical he questions whether companies will be able to comprehend them.
Brexit 10-10-2011

Commission to test ’28th-regime’ for online sales law

The European Commission has reached the limits of what ‘full harmonisation’ of rules in the single market can achieve, and will test the waters with a "28th-regime" for its new sales law contract proposal this week, according to the EU's Justice Commissioner Viviane Reding.

French plan to harmonise women’s rights wins EU supporters

Brussels is warming up to the idea of harmonising women's rights across Europe, an idea launched by a French lawyer, whose call to apply the best laws across member states is beginning to attract supporters.