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EU-US Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership state of play
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • February 19 2014

The European Union (the EU) and the United States (the US) are currently negotiating a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (the TTIP


ECJ: use of farm saved seed without fulfilling the obligation to provide information infringes the plant variety right
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • European Union
  • November 29 2013

European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled that using the product of the harvest obtained by planting propagating material as farm saved seed


Case law: interpreting ‘health claims’ and ‘reduction of disease risk claims’ at the ECJ
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • European Union
  • February 21 2014

The case law of the ECJ shows that the definitions of ‘health claim’ and ‘reduction of disease risk claim’ should be interpreted broadly. Even general


European Union: new EU competition rules on technology transfer agreements - the new rules could require the amendment of certain clauses in technology transfer agreements
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • European Union
  • August 11 2014

On 21 March 2014, the European Commission (the Commission) adopted a revised Technology Transfer Block Exemption Regulation (the TTBER)1 and new


SEPA: European Commission introduces an additional transition period of six months
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • European Union
  • January 24 2014

The European Commission has adopted a proposal to give an extra transition period of six months during which payments which differ from the Single


Recovery of unlawful state aid: the certain degree of freedom of national courts
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • European Union
  • February 28 2014

In a judgment of 13 February 2014, the European Court of justice (CJEU) confirmed that, when the European Commission (Commission) does not specify


European Commission publishes IORP II proposals
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • April 22 2014

On 27 March 2014, the European Commission published a proposal for a revised EU Pensions Directive (also known as the directive on the activities and


EIOPA publishes quarterly risk update
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • European Union
  • June 25 2014

The European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) has published its risk 'dashboard' for the first quarter of 2014. In summary, the


EIOPA initiates ‘comply or explain’ process on complaints handling guidelines for intermediaries
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • European Union
  • May 22 2014

On May 16, the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) issued a statement initiating the 'comply or explain' process on the


European Council publishes a Presidency compromise text of a revised Insurance Mediation Directive
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • European Union
  • May 22 2014

On May 13, a compromise text for a revised insurance mediation directive (IMD2) was published. Broadly the text revises the existing insurance