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EU agreement on regulation against conflict minerals - Update
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • European Union
  • November 30 2016

Following agreement on a political framework in June 2016 ("EU agreement on regulation against conflict minerals" article - August 2016) the


WTO Appellate Body Upholds Panel Ruling Rejecting Certain Cost Adjustment Methodologies by the EU in Anti-dumping Investigations
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Argentina, European Union
  • October 11 2016

On October 6, 2016, the World Trade Organization ("WTO") Appellate Body ("Appellate Body") issued its report in European Union Anti-dumping Measures


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


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


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


Greenhouse emission allowance: European Commission publishes guidelines on State aid in the context of greenhouse emission allowance trading scheme
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • European Union
  • June 12 2012

On 5 June 2012, the final version of the European Commission’s guidelines on State aid in the context of the greenhouse gas emission allowance trading scheme post-2012 was published in the Official Journal


Renewable energy policy: European Commission publishes communication on renewable energy policy
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • European Union
  • June 12 2012

On 6 June 2012, the Commission published a Communication on its renewable energy policy which emphasises the importance of the EU’s aim to achieve a 20 share of renewable energy by 2020


EU focuswhere do we stand on the reshaping of the Energy Taxation Directive?
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • European Union
  • June 19 2012

A year has passed since the publication, in April 2011, by the European Commission (EC) of its Proposal for a Council Directive amending Directive 200396EC (the Proposal), restructuring the European Community framework for the taxation of energy products and electricity (the Energy Taxation Directive


Commission consults on commitments proposed by Siemens and Areva concerning nuclear technology markets
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • European Union
  • March 20 2012

On 14 March 2012, the European Commission published a notice in the Official Journal under Article 27(4) of Regulation 12003 to invite comments on the commitments proposed by Siemens AG and Areva SA pursuant to Article 9 of Regulation 12003


The General Court annuled the fines imposed by the European Commission on two Japanese producers in the gas insulated switchgear cartel
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • European Union
  • September 30 2011

In March, several European producers obtained fine reductions in the gas insulated switchgear cartel case