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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…

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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…

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EU Restricts Export of Personal Protective Equipment

IIn order to protect the EU’s health workers – the first line of defense against COVID-19 – the EU will now be controlling certain personal protective equipment.

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