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The European Court of Justice has today upheld the Commission’s 2007 decision on MasterCard’s multilateral interchange fees, wholly rejecting the card scheme’s appeal. Following this ruling, the adoption of proposed regulation for open, transparent and lower card fees for all payment users must be a priority.
EuroCommerce is currently looking for an Adviser, Consumer policy. The role would include amongst other responsibilities, tracking, analysing and developing positions and advocacy strategies in the areas of consumer rights and e-commerce at national and international levels.
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- 18 July 2014Read more
Baroness (Lucy) Neville-Rolfe has been appointed yesterday by the UK Prime Minister, David Cameron, as Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the UK Department for Business, Innovation and Skills. In line with UK rules, she has resigned from her position as EuroCommerce President with immediate effect. The Board has appointed Carl Hugo Erbslöh as interim President and has accelerated the process for finding a longer-term President for the next three-year period.
- 15 July 2014Read more
EuroCommerce welcomes the European Commission’s support for the Supply Chain Initiative in today’s Communication on unfair trading practices in the food supply chain. On a less positive note, EuroCommerce regrets that, in the preamble to its recommendations, much airtime has been given to opinions, perceptions, and some biased surveys of interested parties.
"Shopping for Growth"
We are at the dawn of a new European legislature. The next five years will be critical in returning the European economy to growth and job creation. Retail and wholesale can contribute, given the right economic and policy conditions. This manifesto, "Shopping for Growth" highlights our key proposals for the next five years. With the right policy and legisative environment, our sector will respond, supporting growth and creating jobs in the European economy.