Enforcement – agenda, regulation

Enforcement - agenda, regulation Indonesia Latest news WTO dispute settlement

MEPs criticise move to target Indonesia in first Enforcement Regulation case

Parliamentarians in the European Parliament’s international trade committee expressed their concern yesterday (19 September) at the European Commission for using the EU’s new Enforcement Regulation against Indonesia in the context of Jakarta’s ban on nickel exports.

A week in Brussels Canada and CETA China Enforcement - agenda, regulation Latest news

Week in Brussels: IPI, China, French Senators on CETA, DG Trade musical chairs

This has been an intense week in European Union trade policy, with the continuous transatlantic file rolling on, a lot of action in Geneva, the EU and the ACP group finally concluding their post-Cotonou agreement and the European Parliament active on a variety of trade files. MEPs voted to resume …

Enforcement - agenda, regulation Latest news Ukraine, Russia & CIS

WTO rules provide basis for DCFTA arbitration ruling on Ukrainian lumber export restrictions

The EU said it prevailed in its first bilateral FTA panel case against Ukraine in a dispute relating to Ukraine’s export ban on certain wood products, but the ruling also leaves Ukraine room to keep some restrictions. The ruling and the case prove that rules-based resolution of trade disputes remains …

Enforcement - agenda, regulation European Parliament Latest news Legal disputes

EU institutions conclude deal on trade enforcement

The European Union will very soon have a revamped ‘enforcement regulation’, a hitherto hardly known legal instrument that allows the bloc to retaliate against countries contravening international trade norms and not cooperating in legal disputes and thus protect itself against ‘appeals into the void’ at the World Trade Organization. The …

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Redonnet spells out EU Commission’s new trade enforcement agenda

The European Commission’s first-ever Chief Trade Enforcement Officer Denis Redonnet appeared in his brand new role today, 24 September, in front of the European Parliament’s international trade committee to explain how he envisions his new role. Redonnet, a Frenchman who previously oversaw World Trade Organization and wider strategy issues at …

Enforcement - agenda, regulation European Parliament Intellectual property Latest news Steel

INTA committee: pharma IP, enforcement regulation, steel, chief enforcement officer

Today the international trade committee met for a somewhat longer session than the one held at the end of April at the height of Europe’s lockdown. Here some highlights of what’s been said. Pharma intellectual property The pharmaceutical intellectual property space is one to watch very closely post COVID-19. It …