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Single market emergency regulation builds on pandemic era lessons

The European Commission today published a legislative proposal which would give it powers to control and mitigate supply chain shortages within the single market during international crises. The proposal for a “single market emergency instrument” establishes a new mechanism to monitor the single market for supply shocks, identify risks, and …

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EU to take time with forced labour ban enactment

The European Commission released its long-awaited legislative proposal aiming at weeding out products from the EU’s market made with forced labour. The EU executive puts the onus on national authorities to monitor imports as well as products that have originated within the EU for signs of forced labour in their …