On 14 December 2010, the European Commission (the " Commission ")
adopted a new suite of rules governing co-operation between actual or potential
competitors, consisting of (i) guidelines on the applicability of EU
competition law to horizontal...
About a month or so ago I blogged
about an EC conference in Brussels on European
Company Law .
That conference has taken place and a report has been published which can be
found here .
There are also three video links from the three sessions...
With this summer's passage of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer
Protection Act , it's Europe's turn to address financial regulation. This
morning, the European Commission released its Proposal for Regulation on OTC Derivatives...
As I mentioned in my previous blog I
would try to provide a bit more analysis on the report and discussion from the
conference. Today, I have taken time to review the first
stream and panel discussion from the conference and will highlight some of...
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Now that the 2010 Registration deadline for high volume
and high risk substances has passed, the European Commission, the European
Chemicals Agency (ECHA), and the Member State Competent Authorities are gearing
up for Authorisation - the true "Heart...
Under REACH, the European Commission makes the decision
on whether to move substances from the Candidate List to the Annex XIV
(Authorisation List). The Decision is made by the Member State Committee
procedure based on recommendations by the European...
The European Commission announced that there will be
in Brussels 16-17th May.
This two day conference will cover areas including:
1) Corporate mobility and European company law
2) A European Model Company Act
3) Workers' participation...
The European Commission has recently
published a press
release announcing plans to revise the Markets in Financial Instruments
Directive (MiFID) in the form of a Directive and a Regulation.
The aim is to ensure all trading venues have to "play...
Ten years ago, the European
Commission sought to promote electronic commerce ("e-commerce") by
adopting a directive addressing certain legal aspects of information society
services, in particular electronic commerce, in the Internal...
headline "More responsible businesses can foster more
growth in Europe", the European
Commission (the "Commission") unveiled proposals for directives
to amend several legislative measures on 25
UK Court of Appeal Rejects Class Treatment of Claims Against British Airways By Matthew L. Berde Esq. and Christine A. Fujita Esq.
Summary: On November 18, 2010,
the U.K. Court of Appeal affirmed a lower court decision rejecting an attempt
by a pair...
by Frank L. Fine
Until recently, there have been only isolated instances
in which information exchanges were caught by the European Commission pursuant
to Article 101(1) of the TFEU in the absence of a wider cartel. There is now a
wider array of...
BY: Lista M. Cannon , David M. Harris , Nicola Kelly and Stephen M. McNabb
The increasing number of sanctions imposed on Libya have resulted in
further difficulties for companies conducting business in the embattled