Postcard from Strasbourg by Richard Steel
A favourite device of the modern speechwriter is to pepper their speeches with quotes from inspirational leaders in the hope that some of their kudos will rub off. The State of the Union (SOTEU) was no exception, with Ursula von der Leyen kicking off her 80 minute discourse...
ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE: THIS COMMISSION’S GDPR MOMENT?
La rentrée is upon us and with it legislators and policy makers, back from a staycation or a carefully selected holiday destination, will be pushing ahead with one of this Commission’s flagship initiatives: regulating Artificial Intelligence.
The next three months will see the Commission...
5 THINGS TO WATCH IN PLATFORM POLICY
After concentrating nearly all its efforts on tackling the health and economic consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic in the first half of 2020, Ursula von der Leyen’s Commission now braces itself for the second half of the year with regulation of the platform economy high up on its list of...