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EnvironmentEuropean 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.

Miscellaneous InformationCFE presentation at the EOTA Stakeholders Conference 2022

Presentation of CFE Chairman Dr. Ulrich Bourgund “How EU expertise can develop into worldwide market leadership”.

EnvironmentEuropean 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…

Miscellaneous InformationData Governance Act proposal - August 2022 update

The political agreement on the Data Governance Act proposal was adopted by the Parliament and by the EU Council.

Miscellaneous InformationFastener Talk - What is happening with freight and raw materials?

In this podcast, two interviews focuse on crucial topics impacting not only fastener companies, but a variety of sectors.

Miscellaneous InformationPodcast: Fastener Industry Review July 2022

This podcast by Fastener + Fixing Magazine sums up the latest developments within the fastener market.

Miscellaneous InformationPodcast: Fastener Industry Review May 2022

This podcast by Fastener + Fixing Magazine sums up the latest developments within the fastener market.

Miscellaneous InformationItaly: Environmental labelling obligation for packaging suspended until 30.6.2022

The environmental labelling obligation for packaging in Italy has been suspended again until 30 June 2022.

Internal MarketBulgaria: Mandatory labeling of packaging

Bulgaria renewed its packaging regulation and introduced extended producer responsibility.

Miscellaneous InformationUpcoming “Data Act” delayed

The presentation by the European Commission of a Data Act proposal has been delayed from Q4 2021 to Q1 2022.

Miscellaneous InformationCommunication on the Commission work programme for 2022

The 2022 agenda is centred on six headline ambitions.

Miscellaneous InformationUpcoming “Data Act”

The upcoming Data Act is expected to be presented during the third or fourth quarter of 2021.

Miscellaneous InformationLegislative Update July 2021

The following developments on EU regulations should be noted.

Industry 4.0Digital Policy - June 2021 update

The European Commission presented a “package” of documents related to Artificial Intelligence.

Miscellaneous InformationNew directive: Restructuring, insolvency and discharge of debt (EU 2019/1023)

The legislation provides debtors with an early warning system and online information highlighting any likelihood of insolvency.

Miscellaneous InformationEU Action Plan on Critical Raw Materials

The Action Plan analyses the current and future challenges and proposes actions to reduce Europe’s dependency on third countries, by diversifying supply from primary…

Miscellaneous InformationLegislative Update October 2020

The following developments on EU regulations should be noted.