After an eventful 2016, December in Brussels has plenty more in store before the holiday break. Read DeHavilland EU's sector-by-sector guide.
Last week’s inaugural 2016 EuroPAwards, presented by DeHavilland EU, once again highlighted the commitment and vibrancy of the European public affairs community in Brussels.
Safety is at the heart of the aviation industry, which is why air travel maintains its status as one of the safest modes of transport. It is easier and more affordable than ever to travel by air, and traffic is expected to double in the next 20 years, but such transformation requires a proactive approach in order to maintain the high levels of safety we currently enjoy.
Much of the European Parliament's ECON Committee's attention last week was given to the ongoing work of the Basel Committee on the 'Basel IV' reforms – the capital requirements standards for banks
The UK has a positive attitude about the chances of trade agreements with countries such as Canada, with whom the EU has just signed the CETA agreement. Many British public figures state that forging in-depth trade relationships with international partners will actually be easier once the UK finally leaves the EU. However, the near-collapse of the CETA agreement last month between Canada and the EU begs the question of whether the process will be as straightforward.