Entradas de enero de 2021

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Asian-Pacific coalition agreement on a vast Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP)

On 15 November 2020, after 30 negotiating rounds ran through 8 years among key economies of the South-East Asian & Pacific area, concluded the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), the arguably largest regional trade agreement of the history including ASEAN members (i.e. Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam. 1 …

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Greening EU Competition Policy, 4 February 2021 DG COMP launches public conference on the Energy & Environment State Aid Guidelines review

During a parliamentary interview at the European Parliament of 22 September 2020, Commissioner Vestager for EU Competition, quizzed by the Renew Europe Group, announced an outstanding policy reform initiative aimed at reviewing EU rules on State aid, anti-trust, and mergers in the light of the New Green Deal with a view of adjusting the key …

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European Parliament adopts its Motion for a Resolution on the Trade Policy Review

On 26 November 2020, the European Parliament adopted a resolution on the incoming EU trade policy review for which the Commission is expected to adopt a new Strategic Communication by the first half of 2021. The successful voting, witnessing 593 in favors and 50 against, marked the end of a speedy but intense political debate …

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Member States reached the final agreement on vast parts of the legislative proposal on a European Climate Law

States and EU institutions, for which the Commission has officially unveiled its proposal to raise the threshold up to 55% against the European Parliament final proposal of 60%. It indeed focused on consolidating (1) the outcomes of the progress made by the Commission expert groups, an essential step of the dialogue among Member States (started …

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