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Weekly Stock Market Analysis 25 March – International Trade Wars and Data Privacy Breaches

This week we have witnessed the U.S. stocks plunge, sending the S&P 500 Index to its biggest weekly loss in more than two years,...

Good news for online customers: Rules against unjustified geoblocking enter into force

New European Union directives regulation against unjustified geoblocking – a discriminatory practice that prevents online customers from buying products from a website based in...

EU seeks to mend its frayed relations with Turkey

Three European Union leaders will hold talks with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Bulgaria on Monday in a bid to mend frayed relations and ensure...

International trade in goods in 2017 – A third of EU trade is with...

In 2017, the United States (€631 billion, or 16.9% of total EU trade in goods) and China (€573 bn, or 15.3%) continued to be...

EU’s Revenue Tax on Tech Companies Moves Forward

The following post by Mateo Jarrin was published on 23 March on http://www.taxlinked.net  and can be viewed in full here On Wednesday, the European Union proposed to tax...

PD reiterates call for good governance

Minister Edward Scicluna has been quoted as stating that ‘he has full faith in the institutions’ and yet ‘he wants to strengthen them’ by...

US exempts South Korea from steel tariffs, but imposes import quota

The United States agreed to exempt South Korea from steel import tariff rates, but imposed a quota on steel imports, South Korea’s trade ministry said on...

#DeleteFacebook: New technology set to replace the tech giant

It’s been a terrible week for Facebook, with policymakers and users alike demanding answers from the social network over its Cambridge Analytica fiasco, in which the data...

Ripple co-founder: Cryptocurrency needs a decentralized network to be successful

Cryptocurrency and the underlying blockchain technology need a decentralized network in order to be successful long term, said Ripple co-founder Jed McCaleb. Use of a centralised financial...

Apple CEO calls for stronger regulations on data protection privacy

Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook has called for stronger personal data privacy regulations that prevent the misuse of data in the light of...

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