Task Forces

  • Last September, following developing countries rejections of proposals at Cancún Mexico, the Doha Development Round of WTO negotiations looked to be in serious danger of failing. Nevertheless, despite much initial recrimination and the difficult political timing of 2004, there followed an intense programme of international shuttle diplomacy, and the recent resumption of talks at the WTO in Geneva.

  • CEPS Task Force Report:
    Rethinking the EU Regulatory Strategy for the Internal Energy Market
    Authors: Christian Egenhofer & Kyriakos Gialoglou   

  • CEPS Task Force Report:
    Completion of the EU Emissions Trading Scheme in the Emerging Global Climate Regime
    Authors: Christian Egenhofer & Noriko Fujiwara

  • Completed task forces

    No final report published.

    The process of ageing of the population will present new and big challenges to the whole society, including business. Firms in general will be confronted with the ageing of the labour force, and businesses such as life insurance companies, pension funds and pay-as-you-go schemes, will have to deal with the consequences of an increase in the life expectancy of the population. The Round Table will serve as a forum for discussion of common challenges, debate over future scenarios, and an assessment of their related degree of uncertainty.

  • CEPS Task Force Report:
    A New European Agenda for Labour Mobility
    Author: Anna Turmann

  • CEPS Task Force Report:
    Achieving a Common Consolidated Corporate Tax Base in the EU
    Malcolm Gammie, Silvia Giannini, Alexander Klemm, Andreas Oestreicher, Paola Parascandolo & Christoph Spengel

  •  Adaptation and mitigation for climate change are a global responsibility and the EU has to develop a common strategy to tackle the consequences for the member states as well as fulfilling its international obligations. There are clearly hardly any dissenting voices on such a statement, but there is also little clarity on what this means in practice, in particular: Which actions should be undertaken at European level? Is the budget adapted to the challenges ahead and coherent with EU mitigation and adaptation objectives?

  • CEPS Task Force Report:
    Integrating Europe’s Transport System: Practical Proposals for the Mid-Term Review of the Transport White Paper
    Author: David Kernohan

  • CEPS Task Force Report:
    Business Consequences of the EU Emissions Trading Scheme
    Authors: Christian Egenhofer, Noriko Fujiwara & Kyriakos Gialoglou

  • CEPS Task Force Report:
    The Future of Insurance Regulation and Supervision in the EU: New Developments, New Challenges
    Authors: Rym Ayadi & Christopher O’Brien