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Clarification on environmental liability – judgment of the court of justice of the European Union

On 9 July 2020, the Court of Justice of the European Union (the Court) provided for clarifications regarding Directive 2004/35/CE on environmental liability with regard to the prevention...

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Compromise on EU class action system to be approved by European Parliament

Directive on representative actions for the protection of the collective interest of consumers is a game changer for collective redress.

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EU Member States agree on interoperability specifications for national COVID-19 tracing apps

Digital tools such as mobile apps with warning and tracing functionalities that identify contacts of confirmed COVID-19 infections are said to be crucial for alerting users to the risk of...

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Outlook on a common liability framework for high-risk AI systems in the EU

In May 2020, the European Parliament’s Committee on Legal Affairs took the initiative and published a draft report with recommendations to the Commission on a civil liability regime...

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Virtual health horizons 2020

As the world responds to the COVID-19 pandemic, physicians and patients are increasingly turning to virtual health solutions, including telehealth and remote monitoring, as a central facet...

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Combating COVID-19: Government powers for safeguarding supply of critical products and potential conversion of production – Italy, Germany, Spain, and France – 15 May 2020 update

The spread of COVID-19 is causing Europe to experience one of the greatest health crises in decades, the consequences of which are still unpredictable. Faced with this unprecedented...

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Germany bans sugar from baby and infant tea products

Today, 15 May 2020, the German Federal Council approved a new regulation by the Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture. The regulation provides for a ban of sweetened baby and infant tea...

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Combating COVID-19: Government powers for safeguarding supply of critical products and potential conversion of production – Italy, Germany, Spain, and France

The spread of COVID-19 is causing Europe to experience one of the greatest health crises in decades, the consequences of which are still unpredictable. Faced with this unprecedented...

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Proposed measures in Germany for safeguarding supply of critical goods in the combat against COVID-19

In the wake of combating the COVID-19 pandemic, the German federal government is proposing to enable further measures on a federal level. The proposal includes important measures concerning ...

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