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Intellectual Property RightsData Act entered into force

The Data Act entered into force on 12 January 2024.
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Overview on new LegislationLegislative Update January 2024

Update on European legislation January 2024
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Events & FairsSave the date: CEO-Congress Porto (24 -26 October 2024)

We are delighted to invite you to the CEO Annual Congress from 24 to 26 October in Porto (PT)
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REACHNegotiation mandate adopted to completely phase out mercury in the EU

The proposal addresses the residual remaining uses of mercury in products in the EU, with a view to establishing a mercury-free Europe.
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PackagingJoint Industry Statement on Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation (PPWR)

Over 100 associations warn current PPWR approach risks unravelling the Single Market and setting the clock back on the Green Deal
Read more … Joint Industry Statement on Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation (PPWR)

EnvironmentCommon rules promoting the repair of goods (Right to repair)

The European Parliament Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (ENVI) adopted their opinion on the Common rules promoting the repair of goods (Right…
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PackagingPackaging and Packaging Waste Regulation (PPWR) proposal adopted

The Council has reached an agreement ('general approach') on a proposal for a regulation on packaging and packaging waste.
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EnvironmentEcodesign for Sustainable Products Regulation

The co-legislators entered trilogue negotiations on the Ecodesign for Sustainable Products Regulation (ESPR) proposal.
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REACHREACH & Rohs review

Chemicals are significantly absent from the Commission’s Work Programme.
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REACHREACH: PFAS Restriction proposal - December 2023 Update

The first draft opinion on PFAS Restriction is scheduled for Q1 2024.
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Trade & Sector NewsEuropean Business Cycle Indicators 3rd Quarter 2023

This Special Topic takes a close look at how inflation is affecting consumer sentiment and behaviour.
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General statisticsEuropean Economic Forecast Autumn 2023

The European economy has lost momentum this year against the background of a high cost of living, weak external demand and monetary tightening.
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Trade & Sector NewsEU-Mercosur Joint Press Statement

The EU and Mercosur are engaged in constructive discussions with a view to finalising the pending issues within the Association Agreement.
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StandardisationStandardisation Policy- December 2023 Update

The European Commission issued the “Call for Evidence” (previously called the “roadmap”) for the evaluation of Regulation 1025/2012 on European Standardisation.
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Intellectual Property RightsArtificial Intelligence Liability Directive

In the European Parliament, the European Commission’s proposal for an Artificial Intelligence Liability Directive (AILD) has stalled.
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Intellectual Property RightsArtificial Intelligence Act - December 2023 Update

The Parliament and the Council reached a provisional agreement on the AI Act.
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The Board informsCEO Congress 2023: Meeting minutes

Meeting minutes for the CEO Congress 2023 in Stockholm
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REACHREACH: Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC) -November 2023 update

New intentions to identify substances of very high concern
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Trade BarriersEU dual-use export control list updated

The European Commission adopted a Delegated Regulation updating the EU dual-use export control list.
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EnvironmentCritical Raw Materials Act - November update

In September, the first introductory trilogue on the European Critical Raw Materials Act took place.
Read more … Critical Raw Materials Act - November update