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Google yields to EU pressure; EU probe expands
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • July 2 2007

On May 16, a European Union advisory panel of data protection authorities (DPAs) sent Google a letter informing the company that its data retention policies may violate European Union privacy law


Technology pools and standards on both sides of the pond
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union, USA
  • July 13 2007

Two US reports were published in April 2007 that deal with the interface between competition and intellectual property issues


Financial services: US to observe EU data protection principles for data received from SWIFT
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union, USA
  • July 6 2007

The European Union has received the “Representations" of the US Treasury Department regarding its handling of EU personal data received from the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT


The EU REACH Regulation explained
  • Hogan Lovells
  • USA, European Union
  • July 16 2007

The EU Regulation on the Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH), and establishing a European Chemicals Agency, was adopted on December 18, 2006


Europeans and Americans will now share more information about food safety
  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • July 13 2007

In an effort to end the conflict between Europeans and Americans over issues concerning cloned and genetically modified food, the U.S. FDA and the European Food Safety Authority signed an agreement to share more information about the safety of food supply


Overview of international and domestic climate change programs and initiatives
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union, USA
  • July 16 2007

Prepared by members of Hogan & Hartson’s Climate Change Working Group, this report summarizes the key provisions of current international, and American regional and state regulatory programs that address climate change


European Union Emission Trading Scheme
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union, USA
  • July 16 2007

The member states of the European Union (EU) have decided to meet their commitments under the Kyoto Protocol jointlyan option the Kyoto Protocol explicitly allows


WTO dispute settlement
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Japan, USA, Australia, Canada, Costa Rica, European Union, India
  • July 18 2007

34 WTO Members (Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Canada, Costa Rica, the EU on behalf of its 27 Member States, India, Japan, and Macou) have filed requests for compensation from the US over its intention to withdraw GATS gaming commitments


REACH and your purchasing department
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union, USA
  • September 17 2007

If you work for a US company purchasing chemicals from the European Union, does your purchasing department need to worry about whether your EU supplier is complying with the EU’s Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) rules?


Rambus receives statement of objections in Commission’s first patent ambush case
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union, USA
  • September 7 2007

On 30 July 2007, the European Commission issued a Statement of Objections (SO) to Rambus, one of the world's premier technology licensing companies that specialises in the invention and design of high-speed chip interfaces