European Union flags in front of the blurred European Parliament in Brussels, BelgiumThe European Commission published its 2021 work program for the coming 12 to 14 months on October 19, 2020. The 44 new policy initiatives complements EU’s medium-term policy objectives, including the green and the digital transformation, dealing with the economic and social consequences of COVID-19, and strengthening Europe’s role at the international level.

In light of the proposals, what issues/topics should industries focus on and engage in to ensure your businesses are not affected or disrupted by the confluence of newly proposed and existing EU regulatory and policy measures?

In our publication, we highlight some of the areas that are attention worthy, such as:

  • European Green Deal
    • “Fit for 55 Package”
    • Sustainable and Smart Mobility
    • Biodiversity and Toxic-free Environment Package
    • Circular Economy Package
  • A Europe Fit for the Digital Age
    • A Trusted and Secure European e-ID
    • Platform Workers
    • Digital Levy
    • Industrial Strategy for Europe
    • Foreign Subsidies
    • Data Package
    • Design Requirements and Consumer Rights for Electronics
  • An Economy That Works for People
    • Anti-money Laundering Package
    • Sustainable Corporate Governance
    • EU Green Bond Standard
    • Deepening the Capital Markets Union
    • Excise Duties Package
    • Deterring and Counteracting Coercive Actions by Third Countries
    • Completing the Banking Union
  • Promoting Our European Way of Life
    • Follow-up Initiatives Under the New Pact on Migration and Asylum
    • Follow-up to the EU Security Strategy
    • European Biomedical Research and Development
    • European Health Data Space

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