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The council of the European Union adopts the new eu regulation in services and electronic identification.

24 july 2014

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This completes the agreement reached with the European Parliament earlier this year on this new regulation, which is an essential step towards the market Único Digital.

The new regulation provides a common basis for secure electronic interaction between citizens, companies and administrations, with the aim of increasing the effectiveness of public and private services online and eu trade, and to increase confidence in electronic transactions in the internal market. Specifies the conditions for mutual recognition of electronic identities among eu countries; it defines rules for the services of confidence, in particular for electronic transactions; and creates a new legal framework for electronic signatures, electronic seals, stamps, electronic documents, electronic delivery, and certified authentication services web sites

The regulation should enter into force 20 days following its publication in the official journal of the european union, what is expected to occur in the coming days.

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