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Construction Products Regulation (CPR) - Discussion on amendments

Although there is consensus on the scope of the regulation, the issue of whether or not direct installation of construction products should be covered by the CPR remains…
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Work on the Data Act progressing

The European Parliament adopted in plenary their agreed text on the Data Act, paving the way for interinstitutional negotiations.
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European Critical Raw Materials Act adopted

On 16 March, the European Commission adopted the European Critical Raw Materials Act (ECRMA).
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European Importations and Exportations 2021

The new CEO European Importation and Exportation Statistics Report for the year 2021 is now online.
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Legislative Update March 2023

Update on European legislation March 2023
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New IP Special: IP and Social Media

SMEs and users should know how to use content on social media and to avoid IP infringement.
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REACH: Per-and polyfluoroalkyl PFA

A group of 119 NGOs have committed to a newly created Manifesto with the aim to ban PFAS.
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EU infringement proceedings against French Triman logo

France's labeling regulations for sorting information violate the principle of the free movement of goods in the EU internal market, according the EU Commission.
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REACH: Appeal against ECJ judgment on titanium dioxide

The classification will remain in effect until the end of this process.
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Recommendations to improve REACH registrations updated

The updated recommendations will help companies to comply with REACH requirements and ensure the safe use of chemicals.
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REACH: Applications for authorisation - current consultations on Chromium Trioxide

ECHA is looking for comments on several applications for authorisation covering 18 uses of chromium trioxide.
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Report on REACH Authorisation

A new report illustrates that those volumes of chemicals subject to authorisation had dropped by 45% in a decade.
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Free Trade Agreements – Overview January 2023

An overview on free trade agreements.
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EU - US Trade news January 2023

The EU and US agreed on a Joint Roadmap on Evaluation and Measurement Tools for Trustworthy AI and Risk Management.
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9th Sanctions Package against Russia adopted

On 16 December 2022, the EU adopted the 9th Sanctions Package against Russia.
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EU anti-dumping measures: January 2023 Update

Further to the publication of a proposal for a Regulation on the mechanism to deter and counteract coercive action by non-EU countries (ACI), the legislative process is…
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Unitary Patent System to enter into force on 1 June 2023

Unitary Patents will make it possible to get patent protection in up to 25 EU Member States by submitting a single request to the EPO.
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European Critical Raw Materials Act: January 2023 Update

The Act aims to address the evolving dependencies on China and Russia when it comes to raw materials and fossil fuels in order to ensure more resilient supply chains.
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Work on the Data Act is progressing

The Parliament and Council’s work on the Data Act is progressing.
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REACH: Nine hazardous chemicals added to Candidate List

One of those substances is melamine.
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