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Legislative proposal for a Regulation on compulsory licensing of patents postponed

The release of the proposal was postponed by the European Commission to Q2 2023.
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Legislative Update January 2023

Update on European legislation January 2023
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European Commission Proposal for the Revision of the Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive

On 30 November, the European Commission published the second part of its Circular Economy package introducing, amongst others, its proposal for the revision of the…
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CFE presentation at the EOTA Stakeholders Conference 2022

Presentation of CFE Chairman Dr. Ulrich Bourgund “How EU expertise can develop into worldwide market leadership”.
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CEO campaign on LinkedIn on the impact of energy costs in Europe starts on 27th December

CEO will start a campaign on LinkedIn to raise awareness on the thread for the competitiveness of the European tool industry caused by the exploding energy prices.
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Update: UKCA marking transition period extended also for construction products

The deadline for mandatory use of the UKCA mark in the UK for some CE marked products has been extended.
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REACH: Nine proposals to identify new substances of very high concern

Nine new substances of very high concern were proposed in REACH regulation. One of them is Melamine, among others.
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REACH revision proposal postponed

The REACH revision proposal will be published in Q4 2023, instead of Q4 2022.
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Unitary Patent System should enter into force on 1 June 2023

Unitary Patent System should enter into force on 1 June 2023.
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EU anti-dumping measures: December 2022 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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Construction activity in Europe 2018 - 2022

Total investment in construction increased by 5.2% in 2021 and amounted to € 1,602 billion.
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Ecotax: Enlarged Responsibility of Producers

With the Anti-Waste for a Circular Economy Act (AGEC), DIY and garden items are subject to Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR).
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Proposal for a Cyber Resilience Act

The European Commission’s proposal for a Cyber Resilience Act was published.
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Artificial Intelligence Act (AI Act) - November 2022 Update

Discussions on the Artificial Intelligence Act (AI Act) are progressing within the EU institutions, faster in the Council than in the Parliament, where further delays are…
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European Critical Raw Materials Act

The European Commission published a Call for Evidence for an Impact Assessment and opened a public consultation until 25 November 2022 to provide input into the future…
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Legislative proposal for a Regulation on compulsory licensing of patents

The European Commission is planning to present a legislative proposal for a Regulation on compulsory licensing of patents in Q1 2023.
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Presentations and gallery CEO Congress 2022 in Athens

Reports, presentations and pictures of the CEO Congress Athens 2022 are now online
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European Economic Forecast Autumn 2022

The shocks unleashed by Russia’s war of aggression against Ukraine are denting global demand and reinforcing global inflationary pressures.
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Construction Products Regulation (CPR) - November 2022 Update

The draft report for the revised Construction Products Regulation (CPR) is foreseen for the end of November.
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Legislative Update October 2022

Overview on European Legislation in October 2022
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