EU law requires certain large companies to disclose non-financial information on the way they operate and manage social and environmental challenges. The current disclosure regime was introduced in 2014 by

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On Budget Day, 20 September 2022 (Prinsjesdag), the Dutch Ministry of Finance presented its 2023 tax plan (the Proposal). For the proposed bills discussed in this GT Alert

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case that originated in Finland concerned liability for a defective product and the concept of “producer” under EU trademark law. A coffee machine caught fire. The machine contained trademarks

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In May 2022 the European Commission (EC) adopted the Vertical Block Exemption Regulation (VBER) and the new accompanying Vertical Guidelines (Guidelines). See GT Alerts, The New VBER and Vertical Guidelines
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On 10 May 2022, the European Commission adopted the long-awaited new Vertical Block Exemption Regulation (VBER) and the new accompanying Vertical Guidelines (Guidelines). The VBER entered into force on 1
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On May 17, 2022, the European Commission (Commission) announced it had conducted so-called “dawn raids” (i.e., unannounced inspections) at multiple undisclosed companies in the fashion industry in several European Union
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To make it easier to investigate, prosecute, and punish violations of restrictive measures in all EU Member States, on May 25, 2022, the European Commission (Commission) proposed making the violation
Continue Reading European Commission Proposes Criminalizing Economic Sanctions Violations and Bolsters Asset Recovery Measures