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Importers into the EU must know chemicals in product

With a long-awaited decision, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) causes headache and turbulences to manufacturers, importers and distributors of all kinds of products to be placed on the market in the European Union.

Looming Canadian Deadline for Polymers Reporting

Environment Canada's Chemical Management Plan continues its investigation into substances which have previously been listed on the expansion into substances previously listed on the CMP's Domestic Substances List as approved for use in Canada.

Portugal: New Legal Regime of the Audit Supervision

Portugal adopted a law which implements changes to the current supervisory regime of the Chartered Accountants and of the Chartered Accountants Companies.

Algeria: New Code of Public Tenders

The new Code of Public Tenders, which had been approved on 22 July 2015 by the Council of Ministers, has finally been published in the Algerian Official Journal dated 20 September 2015 and will become effective three months after the date of publication, i.e. on 20 December 2015.

Indonesian Supreme Court Revokes Solar Power Regulation

On 30 June 2014, the Supreme Court issued a decision which requires the Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources to revoke MEMR Regulation No. 17 of 2013 on Purchase of Power by PLN from Solar Photovoltaic Power Plants.

Psychology and Decision Making in Litigation and Dealing with Authorities – Munich – September...

Did you ever wonder why your company lost a lawsuit although the merits of the case were on your side? Did you ever ask...

World Bank adopts new Procurement Framework

On July 21, 2015, the World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors approved a new policy governing procurement in projects financed by the Bank. ...

US SEC Proposes To Require Companies to “Claw Back” Executive Compensation Following a Restatement

On July 1, the SEC proposed rules that would compel all U.S. securities exchanges to adopt listing standards directing every listed company to adopt...

Iran’s markets opening up for Australia

Julie Bishop's recent visit to Iran - the first by an Australian foreign minister in over a decade - marks an important step in...

Federal Cabinet Approves Legislative Package Limiting Future Fracking Operations in Germany

On April 1, 2015, the German Federal Cabinet (Bundeskabinett) approved a legislative package introducing broad restrictions on the use of hydraulic fracturing technology (fracking)...

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