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Friday, 9 March 2018

EU Commission: Sabine Lautenschläger: Cyber resilience – objectives and tools

Sabine Lautenschläger: Cyber resilience – objectives and tools
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Insurance distribution: Council delays application of new rules

The Council delayed application of new rules on insurance distribution to 1 October 2018, giving the industry time to prepare for the necessary changes.

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General government expenditure in the EU in 2016 - Government expenditure on social protection accounted for almost one fifth of GDP - Representing more than 40% of total public expenditure

European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 9 March 2018 Among the main functions of general government expenditure in the European Union (EU), 'social protection' was by far the largest in 2016, equivalent to 19.1% of GDP. The next most important areas were 'health' (7.1%), 'general public services' such as external affairs...

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Fighting fraud with non-cash means of payment : Council agrees its position

Council agrees position on non-cash fraud directive.

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Artificial intelligence: Commission kicks off work on marrying cutting-edge technology and ethical standards

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 9 March 2018 The Commission is setting up a group on artificial intelligence to gather expert input and rally a broad alliance of diverse stakeholders. The expert group will also draw up a proposal for guidelines on AI ethics, building on today's statement by the...

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