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  • Are You Ready To Play Digital Health Golf?

    With the publication of the European Commission’s Communication on Digital Health in April, the course for digital health has been set – now it’s time to play Digital Health Golf!       This is a game created by FTI Consulting Brussels for patients, researchers, healthcare professionals, industry and policymakers, who all must overcome three…

  • FTI Consulting trading challenge

      With the clock ticking, there is much speculation around which legislation will make the cut before a new European Commission and Parliament take the floor. Financial Services remains a sector of heated debate with high volatility and little margin for error. FTI Consulting has hedged its bets on which pieces of legislation may have…

  • Market Economy Status for China: Where are we heading?

    When China became a member of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) in 2001, the WTO Accession Protocol established a transitional period up to December 2016 with regard to granting ‘Market Economy Status’ (MES) to China. The absence of the MES gives China’s trading partners more flexibility in imposing anti-dumping duties on imports from China. Consequently,…

  • E-commerce sector inquiry: a new round of questionnaires has been distributed

    Even though Brussels feels abandoned, certain areas resembling a movie set from a post-apocalypse movie, the E-commerce sector inquiry is ongoing. Chasing down all competition concerns in the e-commerce sector, the Commission has sent out a new round of questionnaires focusing on online marketplaces that act as hubs for independent traders (e.g Amazon.com or eBay).…

  • E-commerce sector inquiry finally launched

    On the same day as the Digital Single Market package was announced, the EU competition watchdog, Commissioner Vestager, launched the long awaited e-commerce sector inquiry that companies from all sectors and industries were waiting for with bated breath. FTI Consulting Brussels’ competition team already published a snapshot exploring the background of the Commission’s e-commerce sector…

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