Internal EU politics

Digital Internal EU politics

In brief: Commission not expected to move on data flows in TiSA before end October

Sources close to the matter told Borderlex the Cabinet of Commission president Juncker is withholding tabling a text on data localisation to member states in view of advancing talks on the matter in trade agreements, and in particular the Trade in Services Agreement, in fear this could jeopardise the imminent adoption of …

Internal EU politics Ukraine, Russia & CIS

Netherlands and Ukraine Association Agreement – What to expect next?

Prime Minister Mark Rutte told the Dutch parliament’s lower house that he didn’t think it very likely that the Netherlands would ratify the EU Ukraine Association agreement. So, is this the end of the deal? Not quite yet: negotiations with the EU and Ukraine have only recently begun. Should the Dutch follow through …