New EU rules enter into force on 1 July 2019 to ensure quicker and more effective resolution of tax disputes between Member States, making life easier and offering much more tax certainty for businesses and individuals experiencing double taxation issues.
Members of the European Parliament approved in April 2019 the first ever EU regulation on CO2 emissions for trucks and lorries
On 29 May 2019 the EU Commission published a guidance on the interaction between the Regulation on the free flow of non-personal data (FFD Regulation) and the General Data Protection Regulation
On 8 April 2019 the EU’s High-Level Expert Group on Artificial Intelligence (“AI”) published its guidelines on the ethical use of AI. The Guidelines include non-binding principles for the ethical development and implementation of AI systems in Europe.
In the middle of April 2019, new rules on the protection of persons reporting on breaches of European Union law were adopted by the European Parliament, and as a next step the directive must be approved by EU ministers.
In the field of the double taxation there are several international conventions regulating dispute settlement, such as the rules for the Mutual Agreement Procedure (MAP), however, there are often debates among the EU Member States.