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Safe products in the EU single market : Commission acts to reinfurce trust

The European Commission has tabled two legislative Proposals to make it less demanding for undertakings, particularly SMEs, to sell their items across the European Union and to reinforce controls by national specialists and customs officers to keep perilous items from being sold to European customers. The activities are intended to enhance two parts of the […]

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FOOD SAFETY:Health Technology Assessment (HTA)

On 7 June 2018 the European Parliament (EP) ENVI Committee discussed the Proposal for a REGULATION OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL on health technology assessment (COM/2018/051 final) presented by the European Commission on 31 January 2018. The HTA proposal seeks to boost cooperation amongst EU Member States for assessing health technology. The […]

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International Trade : US Duties on Imports of Steel and Aluminum

On 31 May 2018, the President of the European Parliament, Antonio Tajani, released a statement regarding the imposition of US duties on imports of steel and aluminum from Europe. He finds that this decision by the US will seriously harm workers, industry, and consumers on both sides of the Atlantic. He asserts that the European […]

in French Law

Competition Law

Competition Law: JurisClasseur News April 22nd, 2015 The Competition Authority has launched a public consultation on April 13th, 2015, on the diagnosis and initial recommendations that could better balance the processes of standardization, certification, and proper competition. The various interested parties are invited to submit their comments on the sticking points and initial recommendations made […]

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Prohibition of research and exploitation of hydrocarbons by hydraulic fracturing

Law n ° 2017-1839 of December 30th, 2017 is putting an end to the research as well as to the exploitation of the hydrocarbons and bearing various requirements relating to the energy and the environment This law prohibits research and exploitation of hydrocarbons by hydraulic fracturing or any other unconventional method.

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Right to oblivion to five years for persons declared cured of cancer

No. 651 – Bill to apply the right to oblivion to five years for persons declared cured of cancer – registered at the Presidency of the National Assembly on 7 February 2018 Patients who have been diagnosed with cancer are told by a doctor that they are cured after five years without relapse. These people […]

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