France to prioritise digital regulation, tech sovereignty during EU Council presidency

Euractiv | Dec 14, 2021 at 3:01 PM
  • Digital regulation and tech sovereignty will be among France’s digital priorities when it takes over the rotating EU Council presidency in the first half of 2022.
  • The DMA, aimed at guaranteeing competition in the digital market, will be voted on in the European Parliament on Tuesday (14 December), while the DSA, aimed at regulating online content and services, is now expected to be put to a final vote in January.
  • Backed by the G20 at the end of October, Macron pledged to introduce two legislative texts related to the agreement “by spring”, including one for a minimum tax rate of 15% and one on the distribution of taxes among countries where companies operate.