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On the 8th of February 2018, the European Commission published a notice for stakeholders on the impact of Brexit for type approval of motor vehicles.   This document analyses the legal consequences of the United Kingdom's withdrawal on the type-approval of: motor vehicles and their trailers systems,...

On the 8th of February 2018, the European Commission imposed definitive anti-dumping duties on corrosion resistant steel from China.   The investigation confirmed that Chinese producers were dumping the product on the EU market, a finding that already led to imposition of provisional duties in August 2017. The...

On the 6th of February 2018, the European Commission published a new report showig that the EU transport fuel market is still dominated by diesel, which made up 71.8% of fuel sold in the year 2016. Total transport fuel sales increased by 2.7% as compared...

On the 6th of February 2018, the European Centre for International Political Economy published a study on cyberespionnage and industrial competitiveness.   European and US officials warn that foreign governments are hacking into “everything that doesn’t move” to steal commercial secrets. Europe is securing personal information with...

On the 1st of February 2018, EU Ministers of Economy opened a political discussion on the future of industrial policy in Europe, with the aim of preparing a comprehensive and long-term EU industrial strategy with a horizon of 2030. The Ministers met in Sofia in the...

The Connected and Automated Driving in Europe Initiative has published the 4th issue of the #EUGoesDriverless newsletter. It provides you with some of most relevant 2017 events and activities of the CARTRE and SCOUT project. Entitled “Into 2018: moving forward to automated driving”, this edition focuses on the ITS...

On the 31st of January 2018, the European Union Agency for Network and Information Security (ENISA) has produced the first version of a report that provides an overview of key emerging technologies and their associated security challenges, and aims to identify future security issues associated...

On the 31st of January, the European Commission has endorsed horizontal provisions for cross-border data flows and personal data protection in trade negotiations.   As the protection of personal data is a fundamental right in the EU, it cannot be subject to negotiations in the context of EU...