Published on October 4th, 2018

📌 We’ve got a Fifth! : Parliament approves free flow of non-personal data.
📌 Fair Food & EU: Parliament strengthens actions against unfair trading.
📌 Face the Eurojustice: Eurojust given new rules to make it more efficient.
📌 Rule of Romania: Romanian Prime Minister faced a debate in the EP on the changes made on Romania’s legal system.

➡️We’ve got a Fifth! : Parliament approves free flow of non-personal data.
🔜 The EP approves the fifth European freedom, the free flow of non-personal data. this EU law, already provisionally agreed with the Council, will prohibit national rules requiring that data be stored or processed in a specific member state. Non-personal data includes, for instance, machine-generated data or commercial data. Specific examples are aggregated datasets used for big data analytics, data on precision farming that can help to monitor and optimise the use of pesticides and water, or data on maintenance needs for industrial machines

➡️ Fair Food & EU: Parliament strengthens actions against unfair trading.
🔜 Meps have amended previous legislation as to combat unfair trading, for example now when a buyer misuses confidential information, relating to the supply agreement he will be deemed as a an actor making use of illicit trading activities. In addition to that buying below cost should not be allowed few exceptions would be allowed, however this was done to protect suppliers from being dependent on specific buyers

➡️ Face the Eurojustice: Eurojust given new rules to make it more efficient.
🔜 Eurojust is the EU’s judicial arm and it function is to facilitate cross-border investigations between EU members and prosecutions of serious crimes within the EU countries. A new governance model has been introduced as well as a few new functions that make it able to coordinate cases better.

➡️ Rule of Romania: Romanian Prime Minister faced a debate in the EP on the changes made on Romania’s legal system.
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Written by Leonardo Manganelli

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Leonardo is a, half-Italian half-British, 19 year old student of Political Sciences and American Studies at the Goethe University in Frankfurt am Main. Europe and the European Union were a part of his whole life, whether it was in his school or his parents' work. His passion for politics and Europe lead to his joining both AEGEE-Frankfurt and the organising team of Pulse of Europe in March 2017. Even though he left the latter in November 2017, he continues to do all he can within AEGEE. Aside of his work for Y Vote, he currently holds the position of president of AEGEE-Frankfurt, moderator of the Public Relations Committee's Design team, Moderator and PR responsible for the Politics Interest Group of AEGEE-Europe