Following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the EU has adopted a wide range of sanctions against Russian and Belarusian individuals and companies, including restrictions on export and access to financial markets.
Continue Reading EU Temporary Framework for State Aid Measures in Response to Ukraine Conflict and to Support Banking Sector

For companies subject to U.S. economic sanctions regimes, compliance is complicated by Regulation (EC) No 2271/96 (EU Blocking Regulation), which was updated in 2018 in light of the U.S. position
Continue Reading Conflicting EU, US Economic Sanctions Regimes: Implications for Multinational Companies

On Jan. 5, Mr. Mohammed Chamin – a Member of the European Parliament and the “rapporteur” on the proposed Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM) in the Parliament’s Committee on Environment,
Continue Reading Possible Amendments to EU Proposed Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism

In March 2021, the Council of the European Union adopted Directive 2021/514 amending – for the sixth time – Council Directive 2011/16/EU on administrative cooperation in the field of taxation
Continue Reading EU’s DAC7: New Tax Reporting Obligations for Platform Operators

On Dec. 9, 2021, the European Commission proposed the Platform Work Package, a set of measures intended to improve the working conditions of persons working through “digital labor platforms” in
Continue Reading EU Platform Work Package: What Does It Mean for Platform Businesses?

World-famous DJ Martijn Garritsen (known to the wider public as Martin Garrix) has been at odds with Spinnin’ Records since 2015, when he announced he would be leaving the label.
Continue Reading Supreme Court (partially) overturns Court of Appeal’s ruling in re Spinnin’ Records v. Martin Garrix