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    14.03.2023
    China

    Chi­na has ac­ce­ded to the Ha­gue Co­n­ve­n­tion of 5 Oc­to­ber 1961 Abo­li­shi­ng the Re­qui­re­me­nt of Le­ga­li­sa­tion for Fo­rei­gn Pu­b­lic Do­cu­me­n­ts

    On 8 March 2023, the People's Republic of China (the "PRC") has (finally!) acceded to the Hague Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents (the "Convention").The Convention between the PRC, as the acceding state, and other member states (which will not have raised an objection; see below) will enter into force as of 7 November 2023.This constitutes a long-awaited and very positive development.Please click here to read the full article.
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    01.03.2023
    International

    New EU sa­nc­tio­ns agai­n­st Ru­s­sia

    On 25 February 2023, one year after Russia started its invasion of Ukraine, the EU adopted its tenth sanctions package against Russia. Together with the existing sanctions the European Commission considers the entirety of the measures imposed on Russia  (see also our Handling EU sanctions website) to be the toughest sanctions ever introduced by the EU.The tenth sanctions package has the following four main elements:widens export bans;widens import restrictions;lists additional individuals and entities; andtakes a tougher stance on circumvention.Export bansThe EU imposed new export bans....
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    21.02.2023
    Europe

    Su­n­ri­se pe­riod of the Uni­fied Pa­te­nt Court to be­gin 1 Ma­r­ch

    After the final version of the UPC Rules of Procedure had been adopted and the judges of the UPC had been selected and appointed, the start of the Sunrise Period, originally planned for 1 January 2023, was postponed to 1 March 2023.Reasons for the postponement of the start of the Sunrise PeriodAccording to an "Implementation Roadmap" published on 6 October 2022, the Sunrise Period was originally to start on 1 January 2023 and the UPCA was to enter into force on 1 April 2023. However, this timeline was changed again by a communication of 5 December 2022. According to the new timeline, the Sunrise...
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    15.11.2022
    Scotland

    Twe­n­t­y's Ple­n­ty: Free­dom of In­fo­r­ma­tion re­fo­rm, twe­n­ty yea­rs on?

    Twenty years since the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 was introduced, a consultation based on a proposed Freedom of Information Reform (Scotland) Bill has been launched (closing on 02 February 2023) following "wide consensus that reform to Freedom of Information is well overdue” (source). This CMS Law-Now explores six key Freedom of Information reform proposals currently under consultation in Scotland. Background The Freedom of Information (FOI) regime in Scotland provides a statutory right of access to information held by Scottish public authorities. Just last year, Scotland’s...
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    08.11.2022
    Reino Unido

    Ru­s­sia sa­nc­tio­ns up­da­te: UK in­t­ro­du­ces new sa­nc­tio­ns agai­n­st Ru­s­sia

    Fresh UK sanctions regulations have been introduced imposing further restrictions on doing business with Russia in light of Russia’s recent annexation of four Ukrainian regions. The fifteenth amendment to the Russia (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 were laid before Parliament on 28 October 2022, with most provisions coming into force on 29 October 2022. The Foreign, Commonwealth, and Development Office stated that the purpose of these new regulations is to “extend restrictions on trade with Russia” for the purposes of encouraging Russia to “cease actions destabilising...
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    01.11.2022
    Europe

    Di­gi­tal Ma­r­ke­ts Act (DMA) co­mes in­to fo­r­ce on 1 No­ve­m­ber 2022

    The Digital Market Act (DMA) was published in the Official Journal of the European Union on 12 October, and it will enter into force on 1 November. Large digital platforms that offer core platform services as "gatekeepers" will thus be subject to far-reaching regulatory measures by the European Commission. The DMA is the flagship project of the European Commission's digital strategy and its entry into force is a great success for the EU. There have been calls for stricter rules for large digital platforms for years now, and respective legislative proposals are being discussed in various jurisdictions....
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