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Commission welcomes political agreement on new EU regulation for electronic ID and trust services

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Vice-President Neelie Kroes and Commissioner Michel Barnier welcomed Member States' endorsement of a “Draft regulation on electronic identification and trust services for electronic transactions” in the internal market. The Regulation will enable, for example, students to enroll at a foreign university online; citizens to fill on-line tax returns in another EU country; and businesses to participate electronically in public calls for tenders across the EU.