The European Commission published an Updated Industrial Strategy, which proposes a set of tools including a Single Market Emergency Instrument as a structural solution to ensure free movement during future crises.
It looks to enforce the Services Directive to ensure that Member States comply with their obligations to not introduce disproportionate requirements on foreign companies; to strengthen market surveillance of products by supporting national authorities to increase capacity; and mobilise investment to support SMEs, including addressing payment delays, providing measures to address solvency risks and implementing Alternative Dispute Resolution schemes.
More information is available on: European industrial strategy | European Commission (europa.eu)
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