European Council adopts new identification regulation

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The Council of the European Union yesterday (23 July 2014) adopted a regulation establishing the conditions for mutual recognition of electronic identification; setting rules for trust services, in particular for electronic transactions; and creating a legal framework for electronic signatures, seals and time stamps, electronic documents, as well as registered electronic delivery services and certificate services for website authentication (PE-CONS 60/14; statement: 11733/14 ADD 1). The adoption came about through the General Affairs Council, which meets once a month. The meetings bring together the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the Member States. The ministers responsible for European Affairs also participate depending on […]

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