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    04/07/2024
    International

    Russia sanctions: Non-EU subsidiaries to comply with EU law

    On 24 June 2024, the EU adopted the 14th package of sanctions against Russia, introducing new restrictions on goods and services and listing more individuals and legal persons. In practice, more relevant may be the novel provisions that target "circumventions" and introduce new compliance requirements and liabilities for EU operators, especially concerning the conduct of their non-EU subsidiaries.In addition to these new compliance obligations on which we focus in this article, other relevant changes brought about by the 14th package include:Sectoral sanctions targeting Russia's LNG sector, including...
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    01/07/2024
    International

    EU anti-dumping investigation of Chinese, Korean, Taiwanese, and Thai epoxy resin imports

    On 1 July 2024, the EU opened an anti-dumping investigation concerning EU imports of epoxy resins originating in the People’s Republic of China, the Republic of Korea, Taiwan and Thailand which could lead to substantial anti-dumping duties on future imports.The product under investigation for alleged dumping is products containing more than 35% by weight of epoxy resins.These are also known as "epoxide resins" or "polyepoxides" which are polymers or prepolymers containing reactive epoxy groups,based on epichlorohydrin (‘ECH’) and an aliphatic or aromatic alcoholic component...
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    14/06/2024
    Europe

    EU anti-dumping investigation of Chinese decor paper imports

    On 14 June 2024, the EU opened an anti-dumping investigation concerning EU imports of decor paper originating in the People’s Republic of China, which could lead to substantial anti-dumping duties on future imports.The product under investigation for alleged dumping is decor paper with the following characteristics:weighing 30-150 g/m2; having an ash content between 5 % and 50 %;having a Klemm absorbency of at least 12 millimetres per 10 minutes or a resin pick-up of 20 % to 200 %;having a wet tensile strength of 6 to 12 Newton (N) per 15 millimetres;having a Gurley porosity of...
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    13/06/2024
    United Kingdom

    UK Government publishes key updates to NSI Act guidance

    Overview of the key updates  On 21 May 2024 the UK Government published updated guidance on the scope and application of the UK National Security and Investment Act (NSIA).  The changes respond to some of the stakeholder feedback received during the Government’s November 2023 Call for Evidence on how to hone the scope of the NSIA.  They also aim to fulfil the Government’s commitment in April 2024 to provide further clarity on the NSIA to institutions, businesses and advisers grappling with its application in practice.  Key updates include:Guidance on higher education:...
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    24/05/2024
    Europe

    EU anti-dumping investigations for Chinese lysine and vanillin imports

    On 23 May 2024, the EU opened an anti-dumping investigation concerning EU imports of lysine originating in the People’s Republic of China, which could lead to substantial anti-dumping duties on future imports.On 24 May 2024, the EU opened another anti-dumping investigation concerning EU imports of vanillin originating in the People’s Republic of China, which could lead to substantial anti-dumping duties on future imports.Lysine investigationThe products under investigation for alleged dumping are “lysine and its esters, salts thereof, and feed additives, consisting...
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    07/05/2024
    Allemagne

    Obligation to include a "No Russia clause" in supply agreements

    For some export transactions, re-exportation to Russia must be contractually prohibited. Model clauses present conflicts with German law on general terms and conditions.Companies must keep abreast of the sanctions against Russia, especially when it comes to export transactions, and as far as possible prevent any attempts by their customers to circumvent these sanctions. Companies have been aware of this for a long time. What is new, however, is that since 20 March 2024, companies are legally required to explicitly prohibit re-exportation to Russia or re-exportation for use in Russia in...
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