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Extension of the interim agreement and negotiations with Iran

  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
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  • European Union, Iran, USA
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  • July 21 2014

On Friday night, July 18, at the conclusion of several days of high-level negotiations, Iran, six other countries and the EU agreed to extend

Further US and EU sanctions on Russian persons

  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
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  • European Union, Russia, Ukraine, USA
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  • July 17 2014

Amid continued unrest in parts of Ukraine, the US and EU have moved to impose additional sanctions on Russia and on Russian and Ukrainian persons

Environment, planning and regulatory news July 2014

  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
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  • European Union, France, Germany, Global, United Kingdom, USA
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  • July 14 2014

Bonn was the venue for the latest round of UN talks on climate change. Delegates agreed to circulate draft elements of the new global climate treaty

Banking Union Single Supervisory Mechanism (SSM) SSM Framework Regulation (SSMFR)

  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
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  • European Union
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  • June 12 2014

As the first element in the Banking Union, the Single Supervisory Mechanism (SSM) will become operative in November 2014. The SSM, established by

EU trade secrets directive Council’s changes generally good for business (with one important caveat)

  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
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  • European Union
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  • June 3 2014

The EU Commission published its draft trade secrets directive in November last year. The directive aims to harmonise the patchwork of EU laws that

After Atlas shrugged: the dawn of a new day for EU infrastructure investment

  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • May 27 2014

The last 12 months have witnessed a sea change for infrastructure investment in the UK and the EU. As new regulatory regimes such as Basel III and

Environment, planning and regulatory news - May 2014

  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
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  • European Union, Germany, United Kingdom
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  • May 23 2014

The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) recently published the second and third volumes of its Fifth Assessment Report

Product and consumer news - Spring 2014

  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • May 21 2014

National enforcement authorities from across the EU have met stakeholders to improve consumer protection in the growing digital application ('app'

Product and consumer news

  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
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  • European Union, Germany, Hong Kong, United Kingdom
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  • May 13 2014

The Hong Kong Trade Descriptions (Unfair Trade Practices) (Amendment) Ordinance 2012 is now in force. The amendments extend the scope of the

Pensions briefing - Budget 2014: implications of pensions reform

  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • May 12 2014

The Budget 2014 given on 19 March announced a series of major (and unexpected) reforms to the tax regime governing the pensions market (for pension