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    08.12.2023
    International

    COP28 Update – 8 December 2023

    COP28 has seen a host of pledges and agreements, and the CMS team has been reflecting on the announcements and sharing their experiences of COP28 on the CMS COP28 Hub. Here, we roundup the latest commentary from our team at COP28.  CMS CommentaryKey takeaways from Energy Day at COP28As a young professional in the legal field, attending COP28's Energy Day was an eye-opening experience that provided valuable insights into the future of environmental policies and their potential impact. Day 6 of COP28 showcased a collective determination to address the pressing challenges of our time. The discussions...
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    08.12.2023
    International

    COP28: Global Health Under the Spotlight

    Health took centre stage at the first ever ‘Health Day’ at COP28 on 3 December. The program focused the attention of world leaders on the profound public health-related issues stemming from climate change. Rising temperatures, extreme weather events, and changing ecosystems contribute to the increase of respiratory and water borne diseases, food insecurity and water scarcity around the world. Data reported indicates that annual deaths from polluted air reached almost 9 million and 189 million people are exposed to extreme weather-related events each year. The inclusion of a Health Day...
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    05.12.2023
    International

    ROAD TO COP28: What to expect?

    With record temperatures sweeping, wildfires raging, and the onset of the hottest week ever documented worldwide in early July, there is much less to be optimistic about the climate change since COP27. Apart from a few vital takeaways - such as the establishment of a Loss and Damage Fund - COP27 had its controversies. Many countries - specifically, developing nations - are frustrated with the slow progress, which some deem no progress at all. With COP27 arguably failing to demonstrate a reassuring plan to put the world on a more sustainable path, focus is now on the upcoming COP28 which will take...
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    04.12.2023
    International

    Hague 2019 and recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments – a welcome step in the right direction

    UK Government confirms entry into Hague 2019On 23 November 2023 it was confirmed that the UK government will sign the Hague Convention of 2 July 2019 on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Civil or Commercial Matters (“Hague 2019”).  The decision paves the way to the implementation of an effective and uniform approach for the mutual recognition and enforcement of judgments between the UK and other contracting states, including EU member states (other than Denmark), Ukraine and Uruguay.  The United States, Israel and Russia are also expected shortly to ratify...
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    24.11.2023
    International

    Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism transition in effect since 1 October 2023

    On 1 October 2023, a two-year transitional period began for implementation of Regulation (EU) 2023/956, which introduces the Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM). CBAM levies punitive CO2 charges against third-country importers of certain goods and only permits CBAM declarants to import these goods into the EU. Although reporting obligations have been imposed for the two-year transition period, CBAM does not fully go into effect until 1 January 2026.A. General InformationFrom 1 January 2026, importers of specific goods from third countries will be required to pay punitive CO2 charges under...
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    16.11.2023
    International

    NFTs under MiCAR – are they regulated or not?

    The Markets in Crypto-Assets Regulation (MiCAR) sets down a harmonised regulatory framework for crypto-assets. MiCAR's overarching goal is to extend regulatory oversight to those categories of cryptos and tokens that have so far remained outside the scope of regulation. The following focuses specifically on non-fungible tokens (NFTs) and examines whether they are covered by MiCAR.What are NFTs?NFTs are cryptographic records stored on a blockchain that are unique in that they are linked to a specific asset. They primarily serve as the electronic "embodiment" of mainly digital, but also physical...
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