World news
3 July 2019

Renewable energy sources for all Europeans

The last of the eight legislative acts constituting the Winter Energy Package was published in the European Union’s Official Journal in June. Submitted by the European Commission in November 2016, the changes to EU energy legislation aiming to…

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7 May 2019

Government to disallow certain foreign investments

On 10 April 2019, Regulation (EU) 2019/452 of the European Parliament and the Council, establishing a framework for the screening of foreign direct investments into the European Union, entered into effect in record time. In connection with this, the…

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2 April 2019

9 major tax changes in case of no-deal Brexit

The planned date of Great Britain’s withdrawal from the EU set for 29 March 2019 has been postponed. However, a British proposal for postponement until 30 June 2019 has not been approved by the EU27. Below we summarise the major potential impacts of…

World news
7 February 2019

EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement

The EU and Japan's Economic Partnership Agreement entered into force on 1 February 2019, eliminating the majority of existing tariff and non-tariff measures pertaining to the delivery of goods and the provision of services, enhancing mutual…