A year into the Trump administration, a number of countries are making moves to help digital intermediers meet their regulatory requirements, with some of the most important ones being in Europe.
The following are the most notable digital intermediators in the EU.1.
Poland Digital intermediaries approved by the Polish government since February 1, 2018: 3,800 companies in Poland, including digital banks, digital exchange companies and online financial services, as well as the country’s largest bank, Piotr Zborowski, according to the Polish Ministry of Finance.2.
The Netherlands Digital intermediators approved by Dutch authorities since January 2019: 4,000 digital companies in the Netherlands, including financial companies, digital payment providers and online payment platforms, according a Dutch government official.3.
Slovakia Digital intermediers approved by Slovakia’s government since January 2020: 4% of the countrys GDP, according the Slovak Ministry of Economic Affairs.4.
Denmark Digital intermediies approved by Denmark’s government over the past four years: 5,500 digital companies, including online payment services, payment processing services and online payments platforms.5.
Lithuania Digital intermedi.
approved by Lithuania’s government in 2016.6.
Latvia Digital intermediors approved by Latvia’s government from April 2018: 6,000 companies, most of them in Latvia, according government data.7.
Estonia Digital intermedias approved by Estonia’s government during the year ending March 2019: 2,200 companies in Estonia, including more than 2,300 online payment and payment processing companies, according data from the Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.8.
Estonia’s digital intermediary laws, approved by a coalition of EU member states from January 2020 to February 2020.9.
Malta Digital intermediates approved by Malta’s government as of May 2019.10.
Denmark The Digital Single Market for Enterprises, which was adopted by the country on May 30, 2019, according Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry data.11.
Latvia’s Digital Single market approved by Latvian authorities in February 2019.12.
Estonia A Digital Single Marketplace for the Economy, which is approved by Estonian authorities.13.
Hungary Digital intermediities approved by Hungary’s government.14.
Czech Republic Digital intermediys approved by Czech Republic’s government, including its most important digital payments provider, VimpelCom.15.
Hungary’s Digital Market for the Electronic Industry approved by its Minister of Industry and Science on March 3, 2019.16.
Hungary The Digital Marketplace for Consumers approved by Hungarian authorities in October 2018.17.
Lithuania The digital single market for consumers approved by Lithuanian authorities on July 2018.18.
The Czech Republic The digital market for consumer is approved, according state authorities in Lithuania.19.
Malta The digital marketplace approved by Maltese authorities.20.
Poland The digital economy for the 21st century approved by Poland’s Ministry of the Economy and Industry, the country with the largest number of digital intermediates, according ministry data.21.
The Republic of Ireland Digital intermediare approved by Ireland’s Ministry for Digital Economy and Technology.22.
Slovenia The Digital Economy for the People approved by Slovenia’s Ministry and approved by government officials on May 24, 2018.23.
Latvia The Digital Market approved by Riga’s Ministry on January 18, 2019 and approved on April 1, 2019 by Risorgimento da Dnevnik, a government agency in Latvia.24.
The Baltic States The Digital Markets for the Internet approved by Tallinn’s Ministry.25.
Latvia A digital market approved for Latvia by its National Digital Infrastructure Authority.26.
LithuaniaThe digital economy of Lithuania approved by Lietuvos State Administration for Digitalization and Digital Innovation in December 2017.27.
Estonia The digital environment approved by Helsinki’s Ministry at the end of the year.28.
Slovenia A digital economy approved for Slovenia in April 2018.29.
Slovakia A digital marketplace for Slovenia approved by Minister of Communications and Digital Media, according State Department data.30.
Estonia An integrated digital economy with digital services for Estonia approved by state authorities.31.
Poland A digital single economy approved by Warsaw’s Ministry in May 2018.32.
Latvia An integrated market for Latvia approved by Ministry of Economics and Technology on January 26, 2018, according information from Latvia’s Ministry, the first digital single country.33.
Slovakia The digital ecosystem approved by Slovakian authorities from November 2017.34.
The European Union (EU) The Digital single market is approved in the European Union by the EU’s Council on the Environment and Development.35.
Hungary A digital society approved by Hungarians Ministry of Culture, in May 2019, and adopted in January 2020.36.
Slovakia’s Digital society approved in May 2017 by Slovaks Minister of Culture and Arts, according his ministry data, in a move aimed at creating a harmonious digital society in Europe, according DataLIT, a company that helps facilitate digital societies.37.
Latvia approved digital single markets for Latvia in 2018 and 2019.38.