Tuesday, November 2, 2021, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm ET

Climate change is a global challenge that demands a global response. Global standards are vital in a number of areas to tackle the cross-border problems that many organizations face from forced labor issues, global initiatives, and disclosure requirements to greenwashing. Among the pressing issues are

On June 15, 2021, the U.S. and EU announced a commitment to address steel and aluminum excess capacity issues including section 232 tariffs and retaliatory measures by the end of the year. This announcement follows the May 17th, 2021 statement from the European Commission Executive Vice President’s  outlining the EU’s decision to temporarily

On June 15, 2021, Unites States Trade Representative Katherine Tai and European Commission Executive Vice President Valdis Dombrovskis announced an outline to resolve the 20 year old large civil aircraft dispute and suspend tariffs on $115 billion in related products for a period of five years. The announcement follows President Biden’s first in person meetings

On June 4, 2021, the European Commission (EC) issued its long-awaited updated standard contractual clauses (SCCs).  The publication of the SCCs is an important moment for the global business community because they allow companies to meet the requirements of the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) when transferring personal data from the European Union (EU)

On May 5, 2021, the European Commission unveiled a proposal for a Regulation “on foreign subsidies distorting the internal market.” This legislative initiative is aimed at remedying potential distortions of competition  in the EU caused by companies receiving subsidies from non-EU governments. The proposal provides for three new regulatory tools, i.e., a mandatory filing obligation

On May 17, 2021, European Commission Executive Vice President Valdis Dombrovskis announced that the European Union will temporarily suspend the increase of its rebalancing measures related to the Unites States’ Section 232 steel and aluminum tariffs. The tariffs, previously scheduled to go into effect on June 1, 2021, would increase duties on U.S. products

Brexit Presentation and Discussion During IT Distributors and Resellers Credit Forum Webinar

Crowell & Moring LLP Partner Vassilis Akritidis will be presenting and leading a discussion on Brexit during the IT Distributors & Resellers Forum webinar on April 15, 2021, from 09:30 to 13:00 BST.

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Vassilis is a partner

As COVID-19 vaccination rates increase globally, governments across the world are developing and discussing COVID-19 vaccine passports or health certificates as a way to enable people to travel safely, for work or tourism, in the coming months. As multinational companies are navigating how to resume some sense of normalcy for employees to travel across borders,

On March 9, 2021, the European Union released the Implementing Regulation suspending retaliatory tariffs resulting from the large civilian aircraft dispute. This Regulation implements the EU-US agreement to suspend retaliatory tariffs imposed by Regulation 2020/1646. The announcement comes after the U.S. and UK released a joint statement last week outlining a four-month suspension of

On February 18, 2021, the European Commission unveiled its new trade strategy. The strategy aims to address the economic fallout from the coronavirus, climate change, and growing international tensions, while also reaffirming support for a rules-based multilateral trading system. The proposed measures range from WTO reform and digital trade initiatives, to tackling forced labor