International Trade raises significant challenges for many industry sectors. This comes as no surprise, considering the large (and growing) variety of goods, services and technologies subject to regulatory requirements, the ever increasing complexity of national, European and international regulations as well as a recent focus on enforcement measures in certain jurisdictions.
EU reaches provisional agreement on Emissions Trading System reform and Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism
Last week, members of the European Parliament (“MEPs”) and the EU Council agreed to reform the EU Emissions Trading System (“ETS”) and reached a provisional agreement to introduce a Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (“CBAM”).
21-09-2022EU proposes ban on products made with forced labourThe EU Commission’s proposal to ban products made with forced labour from the Union market imposes new challenging compliance and due diligence obligations on companies procuring goods from outside the EU. The current scope of the proposal includes a