Post Covid Business Bankruptcies in the EU – Trends Differ Markedly Across EU Member States

Since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, public support measures and other legal and administrative changes may have postponed bankruptcies among businesses that would have gone bankrupt in normal economic circumstances.   With the financial support provided during the peak of the pandemic ending or tapering out, certain businesses may find it difficult to meet the […]

Study on the Impact of the Data Act Proposal on European Telecom Operators’ Offerings, Business Models, and Innovation

Following the publication of the European Commission’s Data Act proposals in February 2022, ETNO, the European Telecommunications Network Operators’ Association, commissioned LE Europe, in partnership with Plum Consulting and Wiggin LLP, to produce a study on the impact of the Data Act proposal on European telecom operators. The study investigated how the proposed new rules […]

Better Regulation in the EU: Improving Quality and Reducing Delays – July 2022

This briefing, commissioned by the European Parliament’s Policy Department for Citizens’ Rights and Constitutional Affairs at the request of the JURI Committee, provides recommendations for better regulation in the EU by improving quality and reducing delays. It points at significant actual and potential benefits from EU legislative initiatives amounting to over €2,200bn as well as […]

2021/2022 Annual Report on European SMEs – June 2022

Since early 2020, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the 23 million EU-27 SMEs, and more generally, SMEs throughout the world, have faced unprecedented economic uncertainty and turmoil. Moreover, through part of 2021, SMEs faced difficulties in hiring new staff to meet an unexpectedly strong rebound in demand, while also having to deal with sharp and […]

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