EGDF positions

In general Due to the talent shortage, the growth of the European games industry relies on migration The EU needs a new focus on talent attraction EU immigration rules should not be fully harmonised Five critical steps for building talent friendly immigration framework Building shared immigration services through embassy network of EU member states EU […]

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In general The free flow of data between the EU and third countries is crucial for European game developer studios.   The EDPB should focus on security measures instead of regional data access limitations. The EDPB Recommendation document should take a more risk-based approach European SMEs rarely have sufficient resources to case-by-case map and analyse laws […]

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In general EGDF fully agrees that in order to fight the fragmentation of global digital markets, a global solution is needed for digital taxation instead of regional ones. If the OECD agreement on Pilar One wants to avoid the fate of the agreement on EU-USA privacy shield and the agreement on International Safe Harbor Privacy […]

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EGDF and ISFE welcome the opportunity to submit a position paper in response to the consultation on an EU Strategy on the Rights of the Child whose objective is to strengthen the protection of children’s rights. Children are important holders of rights, as enshrined in the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, the EU […]

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TRANSATLANTIC DATA SHARING ESSENTIAL FOR EUROPE’S VIDEOGAMES INDUSTRY. Brussels, 16 July 2020 Europe’s video games industry is disappointed at today’s important decision by the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) in the long-running Schrems v. Facebook Ireland case (Case C-311/18) that jeopardises the ability of European companies to continue to transfer data between […]

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Brussels, 1 July 2020 The European Commission publishes its EU Skills Agenda today, 1 July, shining a light on a digital skills gap that is impacting EU recruitment in Europe’s €21.6 billion-strong video games industry. ISFE CEO Simon Little said: “We welcome the European Commission’s 12 actions in this Agenda as an important step forward […]

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