From 1 January 2022, a new (digital) sales law will apply in Germany. Among other things, the focus will be on an update obligation for sellers of goods with digital elements, but also changes in warranty law. This includes smart watches, tablets, vacuum robots, e-bikes, cars and navigation systems. Here, the seller owes the buyer [...]
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The EU Combined Nomenclature is the basis for declaring goods for import or export into the customs territory of the EU or for intra-Community statistical purposes. It is updated annually and published as a Commission Implementing Regulation in the Official Journal of the EU (L series). The latest version was published as Commission Regulation (EU) [...]
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Munich (IHK-München) announces in its latest newsletter that further countries in the Arab region accept electronic certificates of origin with immediate effect: - Qatar accepts the eUZ nationwide - Egypt accepts the eUZ nationwide Datet: Oct. 2021 Source: IHK-München (German language)
Companies could face new requirements. Batteries are seen as a key product in promoting the circular economy in Europe and reducing pollutants in the environment as part of the EU Commission's Green Deal. Batteries placed on the EU market should be sustainable, efficient, and safe throughout their life cycle. Learn more here (German language only)
From 1st Oct. 2021, prior declarations and health certificates were to be a prerequisite for the import of certain foodstuffs of animal origin into the UK. From 1st Jan. 2022, safety declarations should also apply to all imports. These and other post-Brexit transition periods have now been postponed again. On 14th Sept.2021, the UK announced [...]
Today, 9th September 2021, the new EU Dual-Use Regulation [Regulation (EU) 2021/821] will enter into force. The Regulation modernises the existing rules on the control of export, trade and brokering, technical assistance, transit and transfer of dual-use items. Major changes are: New licensing requirements for the export of certain items for digital surveillance if they [...]
With the COMMISSION'S IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2021/1355 of 12 August 2021, the Commission calls in principle on the Member States to implement national programmes for the control of pesticide residues over several years. Reference EUR-Lex https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=uriserv%3AOJ.L_.2021.291.01.0120.01.ENG&toc=OJ%3AL%3A2021%3A291%3ATOC
The recast Regulation establishing a Union regime for the control of exports, transfers, brokering services, technical assistance, and transit of dual-use items (EU Dual-Use Regulation, Regulation (EU) 2021/821) was published in the Official Journal of the European Union on 11th June 2021. The regulation will enter into force 90 days after its publication. This is [...]
In connection with the European Hydrogen Forum, the EU Commission published an online guide to public funding programmes on hydrogen on 17 June 2021. The funding compass is aimed at all interested stakeholders, i.e. large companies as well as small and medium-sized enterprises. The guide provides an overview of hydrogen funding programmes and funds on [...]
The long previously announced new version of the Dual-Use Goods Regulation is published today,11th June 2021 in the Official Journal of the EU on page L 206/1. It bears the number and title as follows: REGULATION (EU) 2021/821 OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 20 May 2021 setting up a Union regime [...]