On Nov. 17, 2021, the European Commission adopted a proposal for a Regulation on Deforestation-Free Products. The purpose of the regulation is to ensure that only “deforestation-free” and legal – according to the laws of the country of origin – products are allowed on the EU market.

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Photo of Robert Hardy Robert Hardy

Dr. Robert Hardy, LL.M. (Harvard) is a Local Partner in the firm’s Amsterdam office. He advises clients on matters spanning a wide spectrum of economic sectors, including consumer products, energy, financial services, manufacturing, life sciences, TMT, and transportation.

Robert focuses his practice on:…

Dr. Robert Hardy, LL.M. (Harvard) is a Local Partner in the firm’s Amsterdam office. He advises clients on matters spanning a wide spectrum of economic sectors, including consumer products, energy, financial services, manufacturing, life sciences, TMT, and transportation.

Robert focuses his practice on:

  • Antitrust Litigation & Competition Regulation
  • International Trade
  • Regulatory & Compliance.
Photo of Marijin Bodelier Marijin Bodelier

Marijn Bodelier focuses on public law, environmental law, and real estate. He is regularly involved in international transactions and projects where public law aspects are a key-element. Marijn has particular experience in litigation and contracts with respect to real estate developments, permitting processes…

Marijn Bodelier focuses on public law, environmental law, and real estate. He is regularly involved in international transactions and projects where public law aspects are a key-element. Marijn has particular experience in litigation and contracts with respect to real estate developments, permitting processes, expropriation and renewable energy projects. Marijn is Co-Chair of GT’s global Hydrogen Group.

Photo of Hans Urlus Hans Urlus

Hans Urlus focuses his practice on antitrust and competition issues affecting clients in various industry sectors, and handles competition matters on both the domestic and cross-border level, with a concentration on vertical competition law issues regarding market entry strategies. Hans has vast experience…

Hans Urlus focuses his practice on antitrust and competition issues affecting clients in various industry sectors, and handles competition matters on both the domestic and cross-border level, with a concentration on vertical competition law issues regarding market entry strategies. Hans has vast experience advising clients on EU and national competition law, and EU regulatory issues, including handling complex multi-jurisdictional mergers and acquisitions.

Hans also coordinates inbound and outbound FDI with respect to China and represents international clients in all legal and regulatory aspects of international trade, commercial agency, and franchise and distribution law issues. He is also involved in litigation and arbitration in relation to these matters. In addition, Hans also counsels various multinational clients on Dutch corporate law and governance obligations regarding holding activities.

Hans also deals with other regulatory aspects of EU law and the Dutch implementation thereof, such as the Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Anti-Terrorist Financing Act (in Dutch: Wet ter voorkoming van witwassen en financieren van terrorisme (Wwft)).