e-Regulations Working Committee

The committee deals with a broad range of different topics, from the protection of personal data to tax issues related to e-commerce sector.

Current policy priorities of the e-Regulations Working Committee include consumer rights, contract law, data protection and privacy, geo-blocking, role of online platforms, VAT and taxation and competition issues.

The Chair of the e-Regulations Working Committee is Marc Lolivier, Director General of Fevad, the French Federation of E-commerce & Distance Selling. Before joining Fevad in 2002, Marc Lolivier held the position of Director for European Legal and Regulatory Affairs, in an international publishing group. Along with his duties as Director General of Fevad and Chair of the Committee, Marc Lolivier is also Vice-President of Public Affairs and Member of the Executive Committee of Ecommerce Europe. Marc Lolivier is also Director General of the French Union of Direct and Digital Marketing. He actively participates in governmental and non-governmental entities involved in electronic business policy, where he represents the e-commerce industry. Since 2009, Marc Lolivier chairs the working group “Protection of personal data” at MEDEF (Movement of the Enterprises of France). He was also rapporteur for the opinion of the French National Consumer Council on the protection of consumer data adopted in 2010. In 2014, Marc was appointed Chairman of the committee “Digital rights” of MEDEF.

Marc Lolivier holds a Master in Private Law and a Master of Advanced Studies in Intellectual Property Law. He is also a graduate of the French Press Institute. He is a frequent speaker and author of various articles on direct marketing, e-commerce and consumer law published in France and abroad. He teaches Law of Electronic Commerce and Digital Economy at the University of Paris I Sorbonne.

The committee is responsible, together with the team in Brussels, for preparing and drafting the following Ecommerce Europe Position Papers: