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L’UE lance une consultation publique sur le règlement anti-torture

La Commission européenne mène actuellement une consultation publique dans le cadre de la révision en cours du Règlement UE 2019/125 du 16 janvier 2019 (Règlement anti-torture). Philippe Zamboni di Salerano et Bert Gevers, Loyens & Loeff | 5 mai, 2020 Le Règlement anti-torture de l’UE reflète l’engagement de l’UE en faveur de l’éradication de la torture et de la peine… Keep Reading

EU has launched public consultation on Anti-Torture Regulation

The European Commission is conducting a public consultation as part of the ongoing review of EU Regulation 2019/125 of 16 January 2019 (the Anti-Torture Regulation or the Regulation). The EU’s Anti-Torture Regulation reflects the EU’s commitment to the eradication of torture and the death penalty through measures to control and prevent the trade in certain goods that could be used… Keep Reading

New measures on PPE proposed by the EU Commission

New measures on PPE proposed by the EU Commission: limiting export authorization to protective masks and adding geographical and humanitarian exemptions. Given the evolving nature of the COVID-19 situation, the Commission has continued to keep its comprehensive response under review. In this respect, the Commission has reviewed various aspects of the new export authorization measure to ensure that available supplies… Keep Reading

Restrictive measures on PPE and medical supplies at national level: an overview of Belgium and the Netherlands

In order to combat the COVID-19 outbreak, the European Commission adopted Implementing Regulation 2020/402 of 14 March 2020, which imposed an authorization requirement on the export of Personal Protection Equipment (‘PPE’) out of the European Union. This Regulation, which was discussed in a post of 18 March, expires on 26 April 2020. The Commission is currently working on a follow-up… Keep Reading

COVID-19 and the New Spanish Foreign Direct Investment Regulation

Public authorities all around the world are taking action aimed at combating the effects of COVID-19 in international and domestic markets. In Spain, one of the concerns of the Government has been to cope with the existing foreign investment legal framework (considered the ninth most open by the OECD) and the threats that such a framework may entail ─especially for… Keep Reading

New update of the EU Control List of dual-use items

On 17 October 2019,  an update of the dual-use export Control List in Annex I to Regulation (EC) N° 428/2009 was adopted by the European Commission to align it with the changes that occurred with the decision taken within the framework of the international non-proliferation regimes and export control arrangements in 2018. Keep Reading

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