regulation Archive

  • Parliament backs EU directive on use of Passenger Name Records (PNR)

    The new directive regulating the use of Passenger Name Record (PNR) data in the EU for the prevention, detection, investigation and prosecution of terrorist offences and serious crime was approved by Parliament on Thursday. It will oblige airlines to hand national authorities passengers’ data for […]

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  • Have your say on measures related to the end of roaming charges in the EU

    The Commission has just launched a public consultation to gather views on technical measures related to the end of roaming charges in the EU. The European Parliament completed the process of adoption of a new Regulation that will abolish roaming charges when travelling in the EU from 15th June 2017. […]

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  • eCall in all new cars from April 2018

    Today the European Parliament voted in favour of eCall regulation which requires all new cars be equipped with eCall technology from April 2018. In the event of a serious accident, eCall automatically dials 112 – Europe’s single emergency number. It communicates the vehicle’s exact location […]

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  • new Regulation to enable cross-border electronic signatures and to get more value out of electronic identification in Digital Single Market

    The European Commission has proposed new rules to enable cross-border and secure electronic transactions in Europe. The proposed Regulation will ensure people and businesses can use their own national electronic identification schemes (e-IDs) to access public services in other EU countries where e-IDs are available. […]

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  • From summer 2012: data downloads get much cheaper

    From 1 July 2012, the European Union’s mobile roaming regulation will be extended to include price caps for data downloads which will mean significant savings for those using maps, email and social networks when travelling. For a typical businessperson travelling in the EU this will […]

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