December 22, 2016
Electoral Votes, Special Elections, and Rhode Island Governor News
Despite organized protests and an opposition move by several Democratic electors naming themselves after Alexander Hamilton's Federalist Essay #68, Donald Trump received 99.3% of the electoral votes he won in the states.
December 20, 2016
eBay Research Published in Technology Innovation Management Review
The December 2016 issue of Technology Innovation and Management Review, themed “Smart Cities and Regions”, included an article authored by Hanne Melin, eBay Director of Global Public Policy, Samuel Laurinkari, eBay Senior Manager Government Relations, and Taina Tukiainen, Cabinet Member of the President of the EU Committee of the Regions.
December 15, 2016
Devin Wenig Meets With Australian Prime Minister
eBay’s President and CEO Devin Wenig recently met Australia’s Prime Minster the Hon Malcolm Turnbull MP and his Cabinet Ministers in Canberra to discuss the government’s proposals to introduce a 10% domestic goods and services tax on all online imports into Australia and potentially force electronic distribution platforms to collect.
December 12, 2016
The Future Of US Small Business Trade
As the 114th Congress comes to an end and we look forward to swearing in new federal leaders next year, many sellers have asked us about the future of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and other trade policies that reduce trade frictions for small online retailers.
December 9, 2016
European Sellers Visit Brussels for Annual Advocacy Day
Last week seven eBay sellers from the UK, Germany, Portugal, France and Italy traveled to Brussels for two days of discussions on platform bans, the practice of brands restricting or preventing the resale of goods via online marketplaces like eBay.