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Digital 27-06-2019

AI is ‘biggest change for society since printing revolution’, top expert says

Artificial Intelligence has taken huge strides in the last decade. It can now recognise faces, coordinate self-driving cars or even compose music. W. Brian Arthur talked to EURACTIV Germany about why AI is "an enormous change for our society" and why it is important to regulate it carefully.
Digital 22-05-2012

Internet guru warns users to play safe

Cyber security, intellectual property piracy and regulatory reach from the telecommunications industry are all putting the free online space under threat, Vinton Cerf, one of the inventors in the epoch-changing technology, told EURACTIV, underscoring  that there is a danger of killing off the innovation that underpins it.
Brexit 16-10-2009

Lawmaker: ‘Financial regulation must be tailored’

As the European Parliament inaugurated its brand new special committee on the financial crisis, Wolf Klinz, the panel's chair, warned fellow lawmakers that "we must be prepared to have our own views on the degree of European regulation challenged". He spoke to EURACTIV in an interview.
Brexit 09-10-2009

EU business group: ‘Regulation must focus on access to finance’

Policymakers and financial actors in Europe have been at loggerheads about pending regulations to ensure that a financial crisis of this magnitude does not happen again and that taxpayers do not bear the costs. But regulation must be careful not to disconnect Europe's nascent recovery from sources of credit, BusinessEurope's chief economist Marc Stocker told EURACTIV in an interview.
Brexit 02-10-2009

Flemish business: ‘Name and shame’ inefficient governments

European governments that fail to cut red tape, reform their labour markets and implement key elements of the knowledge economy should be publicly shamed, Jan Buysse of the Flanders Chamber of Commerce and Industry told EURACTIV in an interview.
Brexit 06-05-2009

SME group: Companies struggling to comply with EU laws

A growing number of small businesses are in danger of inadvertently breaking the law due to the proliferation of regulations, many of which are contradictory, Tina Sommer, president of the European Small Business Alliance, told EURACTIV in an interview.

SME president: ‘Less regulation as important as ‘better’ regulation’

Small and medium-sized enterprises could save billions every year if administrative processes were more straightforward and part of the regulatory burden were lifted from them, says long-standing SME lobbyist Christoph Leitl in an exclusive interview with EURACTIV.