The European Union is expected to reach a political agreement on the Data Act as early as next week. Discussions on the issue of trade secrets, governance, territorial scope, product safety, and time of application are still ongoing. However, the EU Council, Parliament, and Commission are expected to come to an agreement as early as next Tuesday.
The Swedish Presidency of the EU Council of Ministers has provided an overview of the main changes and outstanding political issues, which will be discussed at a meeting of EU ambassadors, COREPER, on Friday.
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