Tag Archives: European Parliament

EU Advances Approach on Banning Products Made With Forced Labour

The European Commission (EC) published, in September 2022, a long anticipated proposal for a regulation banning the selling of forced labour goods in the EU. The proposal is essentially introducing a ban on placing, making available on the EU market, or exporting from the EU market, any products that have been made using forced labour. This … Continue Reading

Sustainability Outlook European Union – February 2022

Our European Public Policy team is pleased to share with you our monthly newsletter, Sustainability Outlook – European Union which looks at key developments in EU sustainability law and policy. This month’s edition includes the following: European Commission presents controversial rules on the sustainability of nuclear and gas. NGOs challenge Taxonomy criteria for biomass, bio-based plastics and … Continue Reading

Transatlantic Trade | US and Europe – Week of September 13, 2021

The United States (US), United Kingdom (UK) and Australia announced a new strategic alliance in the Indo-Pacific region this week that reportedly upset the US relationship with France, another strategic ally.  Meanwhile, the US and the European Union (EU) combined efforts this week at an Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) meeting to address … Continue Reading

EU Public Policy January 23 Update

European Parliament Elects New President The European Parliament elected Antonio Tajani (European People’s Party, Italy) with 351 votes as the new President on January 17 for a two year and a half term. Furthermore, the European Parliament elected 14 Vice-Presidents, responsible for chairing debates when the President is absent as well as 5 Quaestors to deal … Continue Reading
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