Other events


All other public events organised as part of committee activities involving external speakers or experts.

19-03-2018 - Fifthteen meeting of the IMCO Working Group on the Digital Single Market

IMCO 07-03-2018 - 16:56
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Under the title: How can we fight against the fake-news phenomenon to have a Digital Single Market based on trust? MEPs, Representatives of the European Commission and Participants will discuss on the challenges and opportunities of this proposal at the 15th meeting of the working group on 19 March. Reliable sources of information are key to well-functioning Digital Single Market - misinformation or fake-news have direct effects on consumers behaviour and the decisions they make on the market. (Read more)

22-11-2017 - Fourteen meeting of the IMCO Working Group on the Digital Single Market

IMCO 07-03-2018 - 16:48
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On 22 November took place the 14th Meeting of the IMCO WG on the DSM under the title "Accommodation and transport services and the Digital Single Market: how to ensure consumer choice and fair competition". The Digital Revolution and the sharing economy have brought different challenges in the online accommodation & transport services. It will be a discussion about how to guarantee the freedom to provide services, the existence of free and fair competition, and the protection of consumers. (Read more)

10-10-2017 - Thirteen meeting of the IMCO Working Group on the Digital Single Market

IMCO 07-03-2018 - 16:48
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On 10 Octobertook place the 13th Meeting of the IMCO WG on the DSM. Under the title: the Single Digital Gateway: How the EU could meet expectations of citizens and businesses? MEPs, Representatives of the European Commission and Participants discussed on the challenges and opportunities of this proposal. Among the main speakers were Dr. Charlotte Duke. Partner, London Economics and leader of the consumer behaviour and experimental economics work programme, Mr. Märt Loite, Counsellor for (Read more)

26-06-2017 - Twelfth meeting of the IMCO Working Group on the Digital Single Market

IMCO 07-03-2018 - 16:49
e-Commerce

On 26 June took place the twelfth meeting of the IMCO Working Group on the Digital Single Market. Under the title: "Online services providers and the limited liability regime of the e-commerce Directive", the aim of the meeting was to assess on whether there is or not a need to make any reform or clarification on the "Notice- and-Action" procedures in the e-commerce Directive (Directive 2000/31), or to clarify the rules affecting internet services providers. (Read more)

22-03-2017 - Eleventh Meeting of the IMCO Working Group on the Digital Single Market

IMCO 07-03-2018 - 16:49
Completing the digital single market

On 22 March took place the Eleventh Meeting of the IMCO Working Group on the Digital Single Market. Under the title: "Online Platforms: How to adapt regulatory framework to the digital age?", the meeting was dedicated to a discussion with the academic community on how to make sure that the regulatory environment around online platforms is fit for purpose. The meeting inaugurates the 2017' cycle of sessions. Other 4 meetings with take place before the end of the year. (Read more)

14-11-2016 - Tenth meeting of the IMCO working group on Digital Single Market

IMCO 22-11-2016 - 10:39
Completing the digital single market

The IMCO Working Group on Digital Single Market held its tenth meeting on 14.11.16. The aim was to assess different aspects of the EC proposal on Geo-Blocking in the EU. MEPs debated with independents experts on the interplay of the proposal with the Rome 1 Regulation, on the EU measures prohibiting geo-blocking in sectors outside of the Services Directive, and on the economic impact of a potential extension of the scope to the non audiovisual copyrighted content services. (Read more)

12-10-2016 - Ninth Meeting of the IMCO Working Group on the Digital Single Market

IMCO 22-11-2016 - 10:41

The IMCO Working Group on Digital Single Market held its ninth meeting on 12 October. The aim of the meeting was to assess the new Commission proposals on Telecoms and their impact for European consumers and the Internal Market. Questions such as the benefits -and possible concerns- for consumers in the new proposals, the nature of the future universal services regime, the appropriate sector-specific rules are in order to protect end-users adequately and others were discussed. (Read more)

20-06-2016 - Eight Meeting of the IMCO Working Group on Digital Single Market

IMCO 22-11-2016 - 10:44

The IMCO Working Group on Digital Single Market held its eight meeting on 20.06.16. The aim was to assess the general direction and policy options chosen by the Commission in order to boost e-commerce and combat consumer discrimination in the EU, in particular those concerning geoblocking, cross-border parcel delivery, consumer protection cooperation and portability of digital content. The meeting counted with the participation of stakeholders and representatives from the EC. (Read more)

19-04-2016 - Seventh Meeting of the IMCO Working Group on Digital Single Market

IMCO 22-11-2016 - 10:44

The IMCO Working Group on Digital Single Market held its seventh meeting on 19.04.16. The aim was to go over the state of play and possible reforms necessary towards completing the Internal Market for parcel delivery and e-commerce. The meeting was held with the participation of stakeholders and representatives from the European Commission. (Read more)

16-02-2016 - Sixth Meeting of the IMCO Working Group on Digital Single Market

IMCO 22-11-2016 - 10:45

The topic of the meeting was: "Digital jobs: how the digital revolution changes the way we work, produce and consume" and counted with the participation in the panel of different experts on the matter that exchanged views with MEPs, Commission and Council Representatives and stakeholders. (Read more)