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Scope of associative discrimination claims widened?
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • December 23 2015

CHEZ Razpredelenie Bulgaria C-8314, heard by the European Court of Justice, involved a claimant who owned a shop in a district where the electricity


Certain EU Iran sanctions to be suspended
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • European Union
  • January 16 2014

Following the adoption of the Joint Plan of Action on November 24, 2013, the United States, the United Kingdom, France, Russia, China and Germany


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


Proposed European law against conflict minerals
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • European Union
  • July 1 2015

On May 20th the European Parliament voted in favour of a strong and binding law that requires companies operating in the EU who are importing


Commission prohibits Austrian subsidies for energy intensive businesses
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Austria, European Union
  • March 21 2011

On 8 March 2011 the Commission found a provision of the revised Austrian Green Electricity Act (Ökostromgesetznovelle 2008), partially exempting energy intensive businesses from contributing to the funding of green electricity, to be in breach of EU state aid rules


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


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


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


National legislation on the internal energy market in five member states is still not fully in line with EU rules
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • European Union
  • May 1 2012

On 26 April 2012, the Commission sent reasoned opinions to five Member States asking them to fully implement the Electricity and Gas Directives of the third energy reform package legislation


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”