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June 19, 2020

From September, we should expect intense battles between EU institutions, business groups and civil society that will be sharpened by the COVID-19 crisis whose consequences are incalculable, writes Daniel Guéguen.

While the Single Market of 1992 was based on the notion of scale, the Green Deal is based on a change of paradigm. It represents a hugely ambitious project that, even before COVID-19, was being frustrated by a European Council reluctant to provide the Commission w...

After Brexit on Jan 31st 2020 and interruptions due to Covid 19, the UK and EU are back to negotiations on the future EU-UK relationship.

 

This graphic shows the process on one page with links to key documents notably related to future conditions of trade. There are huge differences, so reaching a good deal with sufficient time for business to prepare is a challenge to say the least – especially as virtual negotiations are not so amenable to finding the necessary compromi...

June 11, 2020

The European Commission’s legislative ambition for the Green Deal will be profoundly impacted by Covid-19.

 

For some, re-starting the EU economy is an opportunity to achieve the goal of carbon neutrality and a genuine circular economy. For others, these goals should take a back seat during recovery from the crisis.
 

This special “Green Deal” Comitology Newsletter explores the legislative and regulatory labyrinth of the European Green Deal agenda and analyses lobbying stra...

The Comitology Newsletter Green Deal 8 pages special edition is out!

Main news this month: 
 

- European Green Deal: a project years in the making

- Green Deal legislation: what is the anticipated timeframe?

- Institutional battle over initative on legislation creates instability

- The decision-making happens in trilogues, real-life or virtual

- Hundreds of delegated and implementing acts expected under Green Deal

- Public affairs: the urgent need to upgrade your m...

The Comitology Newsletter is a 4-page summary of the month’s most important developments in EU secondary legislation.


Main news this month: 
 

- Without audacity there will be no Green Deal
- Parliament rejects RPS measure on lead in recycled PVC
- Trilogues on Lisbonisation Part II get underway
- Lisbonisation: the never-ending story

- Rapporteur Szájer presents draft report on comitology reform

Download the full document here

March 12, 2020

On 3rd and 4th March, our colleagues Eduardo Mulas and Alex Bocquillion participated in the 4th edition of the Nutraceuticals Europe Summit, in Madrid, Spain. Nutraceuticals Europe provides an ideal platform for disseminating the values of functional ingredients, novel foods and finished products, and their contribution to the food, pharmaceutical and cosmetic industries. The event provided support in promoting the marketing of products, encouraging debate on trends and in...

March 10, 2020

On Tuesday 3rd of March, Belgian TV News Channel LN24 “Pour Info” invited our colleague Morten Petersen, Senior Account Manager, to speak on the future EU UK relations in the context of the first negotiation round of this second stage negotiations after the conclusion end January of the withdrawal. EPPA’s Trade & Brexit expert, Morten Petersen, gave a clear vision of what this first round of second stage negotiations looked like and how we can expect these negotiations to...

March 5, 2020

From 2nd to 6th of March, our colleagues Meglena Mihova, Julius Waller and Rudy Colacicco, participated in ChemCon 2020. ChemCon The Americas 2020 took place in Philadelphia (United States of America) and offered international conferences and seminars on Chemical Control Legislation and Trade Aspects.

EPPA´s managing partner Meglena Mihova delivered a speech on Safe use of chemicals in the chemical universe. Her contribution detailed the latest RoHS trends around the globe....

February 27, 2020

On 25th of February the challenge of responding to the Russian government REACH was explained in a day seminar.

What obligations apply to companies exporting substances to Russia, how can they register for the GISP system and what is the role of authorised representatives.

The seminar concluded with a more global explanation about the interrelation of the Eurasian Economic Union REACH policies and those of the Russian Federation.

Download the presentation focusing on Russia...

Our colleagues, Daniel Guéguen and Vicky Marissen have provided a training at the European Space Agency.

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