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Regulation on energy market integrity and transparency published
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • European Union
  • December 16 2011

On 8 December 2011, Regulation 12272011 on energy market integrity and transparency (“REMIT”) was published in the Official Journal


Conflict minerals: the EU’s proposal on responsible sourcing
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • European Union
  • March 17 2014

In March 2014, the European Commission proposed a draft Regulation establishing an EU system of self-certification for EU importers of tin, tantalum


EU adopts new rules on wholesale electricity and gas trading
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • European Union
  • October 18 2011

On 10 October 2011, the Council adopted the Commission’s proposed regulation on energy market integrity and transparency


The United Kingdom introduces feed-in-tariffs
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • November 3 2010

An EU-wide framework for renewable energies was introduced in 2009 under the Renewable Energy Directive (Directive


European Union tightens sanctions against Syria, including an oil embargo
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • European Union, Syria
  • September 7 2011

The European Union has adopted new sanctions against Syria, including an oil embargo, that entered into force on 3 September 2011 and build upon EU sanctions that became effective on 10 May 2011


ECJ rules on preferential access to electricity transmission system in Slovakia
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • European Union, Slovakia
  • September 26 2011

On 15 September 2011, the European Court of Justice (“ECJ”) dismissed an action by the Commission in which it claimed that the Slovak Republic had breached rules on non-discriminatory access to electricity transmission systems


European Parliament passes new rules on wholesale energy trading
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • European Union
  • September 26 2011

On 14 September 2011, the European Parliament approved the EU Regulation on Energy Market Integrity and Transparency (“REMIT”) which aims to increase transparency in the energy wholesale market


Commission publishes communication on security of energy supply
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • European Union
  • September 26 2011

On 7 September 2011, the Commission published a communication entitled “The EU energy policy: Engaging with partners beyond our borders”


Reshaping of the Energy Taxation Directive the European Parliament joins the battle
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • European Union
  • November 16 2011

The European Commission (the “EC”) proposal (the “Proposal”) for a Council Directive amending Directive 200396EC and restructuring the Community framework for the taxation of energy products and electricity (the “Energy Taxation Directive”) is facing hard times due to lack of consensus amongst the Member States


European Commission proposes revamp of EU biofuels policy
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • European Union
  • October 17 2012

On October 17, 2012, the European Commission adopted a proposal for a new directive amending the two major pieces of EU legislation on biofuels: Directive 200928EC on the promotion of the use of energy from renewable sources (Renewable Energy Directive or “RED”) and Directive 9870EC relating to the quality of petrol and diesel fuels (Fuel Quality Directive or “FQD”), both in force since 2009