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New right of sale for sellers of digital products in Germany on January 1st, 2022

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 [...]

New right of sale for sellers of digital products in Germany on January 1st, 2022 2021-11-19T17:58:50+00:00

Combined Nomenclature 2022 published

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) [...]

Combined Nomenclature 2022 published 2021-11-10T17:58:19+00:00

News about the electronic certificate of origin (eUZ)

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)

News about the electronic certificate of origin (eUZ) 2021-10-27T17:11:09+00:00

News from Brussels – Batteries: Draft report presented to the Environment Committee

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)

News from Brussels – Batteries: Draft report presented to the Environment Committee 2021-10-27T12:10:30+00:00

Brexit: London postpones the start of customs controls on imports

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 [...]

Brexit: London postpones the start of customs controls on imports 2021-09-21T09:40:26+00:00

New EU Dual-Use Regulation in force

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 [...]

New EU Dual-Use Regulation in force 2021-09-09T12:24:29+00:00

Commission strictly requires member states to test for pesticide residues

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

Commission strictly requires member states to test for pesticide residues 2021-08-16T11:45:02+00:00

Changes to the Dual-Use Regulation in brief

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 [...]

Changes to the Dual-Use Regulation in brief 2021-07-06T13:53:24+00:00

EU publishes guide to hydrogen funding opportunities

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 [...]

EU publishes guide to hydrogen funding opportunities 2021-06-29T17:02:30+00:00

New Dual-Use Regulation published

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 [...]

New Dual-Use Regulation published 2021-06-11T17:19:06+00:00