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New materials published on Brexit
Practical Law has published new materials on Brexit including a timeline, flowchart, overview of the Article 50 withdrawal process and summary of options for the future UK-EU trade relationship.
Delegated Regulation amending Delegated Regulation on RTS on risk mitigation techniques for uncleared OTC derivative contracts under EMIR published in OJ
Commission Delegated Regulation ((EU) 2017/323) amending Delegated Regulation (EU) 2016/2251, which supplemented EMIR with regulatory technical standards (RTS) on risk mitigation techniques for uncleared OTC derivative contracts has been published in ...
WTO: European Commission welcomes entry into force of WTO Protocol establishing trade facilitation agreement
On 22 February 2017, the European Commission welcomed the entry into force of the WTO Protocol establishing trade facilitation agreement.
Pesticides: European Commission Regulation on statistics published in Official Journal
On 17 February 2017, European Commission Regulation (EU) 2017/269 of 16 February 2017 amending Regulation (EC) 1185/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning statistics on pesticides, as regards the list of active substances, was ...
Consumer protection co-operation: Council adopts general approach on proposed Regulation
On 20 February 2017, the Competitiveness Council adopted a general approach on the European Commission proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on co-operation between national authorities responsible for the enforcemen ...
Joint Committee of ESAs and IOSCO publish statements on variation of margin exchange under EMIR
The Joint Committee of the European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) (that is, the EBA, ESMA and EIOPA) and the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) have each published statements responding to industry requests relating to oper ...
Corporate Tax Reform Package: Council adopts general approach on proposal for Council Directive on hybrid mismatches with third countries
On 21 February 2017, the Economic and Financial Affairs Council adopted a general approach on the European Commission proposal for a Council Directive amending Directive (EU) 2016/1164 as regards hybrid mismatches with third countries.
Responses to ESMA consultation on draft RTS on data to be made publicly available by trade repositories under EMIR
ESMA has published the responses it has received to its consultation paper on draft regulatory technical standards (RTS) on data to be made publicly available by trade repositories under Article 81 of EMIR.
European Semester 2017: European Commission adopts Winter package
On 22 February 2017, the European Commission adopted its 2017 European Semester Winter package, consisting of a chapeau Communication, 27 country reports, a report on the implementation of the Fiscal Compact in national legal frameworks and an accomp ...
Bilateral trade: European Parliament consents to EU-Canada CETA and Strategic Partnership Agreement
On 15 February 2017, the European Parliament gave its consent to Council Decisions on the conclusion of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) and the Strategic Partnership Agreement between the EU and Canada.
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