Commission and CFTC Agree On Their Common Approach for Transatlantic CCPs

Commission and CFTC Agree On Their Common Approach for Transatlantic CCPs

The European Commissioner for Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union, Jonathan Hill, and United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Chairman Timothy Massad have announced a common approach regarding requirements for central clearing counterparties (CCPs).

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EU-US Privacy Shield: Still Awaiting Certainty

By | Global Trade Law Blog | February 9, 2016

Privacy activists across Europe raised their data protection banner following the announcement by EU Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality Věra Jourová on Tuesday 2 February 2016 that a political agreement had been reached between the EU and the US on a new framework for handling transatlantic data flows.

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EU Trade Mark Law Reforms

EU Trade Mark Law Reforms

As we previously reported in January 2016, the European Commission decided in 2008 that a review of the functioning of the trade mark system in Europe was required in order to further harmonise the national laws of Member States, streamline procedures, facilitate cooperation between Member States, support anti-counterfeiting and to better reflect the modern business environment.

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