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Luxembourg: SPACs: What Should Be Included In A Luxembourg Prospectus? - Ogier

Although special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) are not a new phenomenon, SPAC activity in the European Union has increased significantly since the beginning of this year.
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EU Leaders Seek to Safeguard Energy Supplies as Prices Soar

European Union leaders are seeking to safeguard energy supplies to the 27-nation bloc while speeding up the transition away from polluting fossil fuels to sustainable alternatives.
Tags: Eu, European Union, Safeguard Energy Supplies

EU Summit to Load Pressure on Poland Over Rule of Law

European Union leaders will pressure a defiant Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki to fall back into line on recognizing that EU law trumps national decision-making, hoping that dialogue will stave off a fundamental crisis in the bloc.
Tags: Eu, European Union, Poland, Mateusz Morawiecki

Euronext Sets Sight on EU Bond Business in Race With Rival Venues

By Francesca Landini and Elvira PollinaMILAN (Reuters) - Euronext is bidding to become a key service provider for European Union bonds, a top...
Tags: European Union, Elvira, Euronext, Francesca Landini, Reuters Euronext

EU Lawmakers Push for Closer Ties With Taiwan Amid Rising Chinese Pressure

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union must deepen ties with Taiwan and start work on an investment deal with the island, EU lawmakers said in a...
Tags: Eu, European Union, Taiwan, BRUSSELS Reuters

European Union: DAC7: New Regulatory Requirements For Digital Platforms - TMF Group BV

The adoption of DAC7 by the EU has resulted in a host of new due diligence and reporting requirements for the digital platforms that are driving the online economy.
Tags: News, Eu, European Union, Digital Platforms TMF Group BV

Cities Worldwide Aren’t Adapting To Climate Change Quickly Enough

This article is part of TPM Cafe, TPM’s home for opinion and news analysis. It first appeared at The Conversation. Climate change is magnifying threats such as flooding, wildfires, tropical storms and drought. In 2020 the U.S. experienced a record-breaking 22 weather and climate disasters that each caused at least US$1 billion in damage. So far in 2021, the count stands at 18. I study urban issues and have analyzed cities’ relationship with nature for many years. As I see it, cities a...
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European Union: SPAC: New Trends In France And Europe - Winston & Strawn LLP

After a record year in 2020 and the first semester of 2021 that was even better, the U.S. market of special purpose acquisition companies (SPAC) has been slowing down for several months.
Tags: News, France, European Union, SPAC, Strawn LLP, Europe Winston

Imprisoned Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny wins EU's top human rights prize over his fight against Putin

Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny takes part in a rally in Moscow. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov Alexei Navalny won the EU's top human rights prize over his efforts to challenge Putin. Navalny was poisoned last August and subsequently thrown in prison. He has continued to criticize Putin while behind bars. Imprisoned Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny on Wednesday won the European Union's top human rights prize over his efforts to shine a light on corruption under Rus...
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Facebook Gets Serious About Building The Metaverse

The company announced it plans to create 10,000 new jobs across the European Union in order to develop what it calls the metaverse. In Facebook’s own words, it’s a “new phase of interconnected virtual experiences using technologies like virtual and augmented reality.“ – Mashable
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Syrian family sue EU border agency over removal from Greece

Family who were sent to Turkey despite lodging asylum claims take case to European courtFive years to the day after a family of Syrian refugees were bundled on to a plane and deported to Turkey despite having lodged asylum claims in Greece, they are taking their case to the European court of justice.In an unprecedented step, a Dutch firm of human rights lawyers announced on Wednesday that it had filed a lawsuit against Frontex, the EU border agency that operated the flight, and was seeking damag...
Tags: Europe, Human Rights, Greece, Eu, European Union, World news, Turkey, Court of justice of the European Union

EU, U.S. Warn About 'Divisive Rhetoric' in Bosnia, Urge Dialogue

BELGRADE (Reuters) - The United States and the European Union voiced support on Wednesday for Western Balkan countries' efforts to join the EU but...
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Jailed Russian Opposition Leader Navalny Wins Top EU Prize

Imprisoned Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, President Vladimir Putin’s main critic, has been awarded the European Union’s top human rights prize.
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The future of Europe is at stake in the fight for Germany’s finance ministry | Adam Tooze

A fiscal conservative in the chancellery and a new era of debt limitation could spell disaster for EU countriesAdam Tooze is the author of Shutdown: How Covid Shook the World’s EconomyThe result of the German election was known within minutes of the polls closing on 26 September. But the kind of government that will emerge is being decided now, behind closed doors, in intense three-way coalition negotiations. With the Christian Democratic Union (CDU)/Christian Social Union (CSU) humiliated by an...
Tags: Europe, Germany, Angela Merkel, Eu, European Union, World news, Economic policy, Columbia University, Greens, Spd, Olaf Scholz, Social Democratic Party SPD, Tooze, Adam Tooze, Free Democratic

EU Chief Says Key to Energy Crisis Is Pushing Green Deal

The European Union’s top official exhorts the 27 member nations to wean themselves off natural gas not only to speed the transition to clean energy but also to make the bloc a more independent player in the world.
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Russia Is Making EU Climate Goals Look 'Ridiculous', Says Poland's Kaczynski

WARSAW (Reuters) - Russian actions concerning gas supply have made advocates of the European Union's plan to tackle climate change look "ridiculous...
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EU warns Poland it will pay for challenging common law

The European Commission's chief executive warned Poland on Tuesday that its challenge to the supremacy of European Union law called into question the very foundations of the 27-nation bloc and could not go unpunished.
Tags: Europe, News, Eu, European Union, Poland, European Commission

EU Urges Tunisia's President to Reopen Parliament

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union on Tuesday called on Tunisia's President Kais Saied to restore the democratic order in his country after he...
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Greece Vows to Link Egypt's Energy Grid to European Union

Greece has promised to link Egypt to the European Union’s energy market with an undersea cable that would carry electricity across the Mediterranean.
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EU Top Official Clashes With Polish PM Over Rule of Law

The European Union’s top official has locked horns with Poland’s prime minister, arguing that a recent ruling from the country’s constitutional court challenging the supremacy of EU laws is a threat to the bloc’s foundations and won’t be left unanswered.
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Polish prime minister escalates war of words with EU over rule of law

Mateusz Morawiecki says European court’s ‘creeping revolution’ undermines Polish sovereigntyPoland’s prime minister, Mateusz Morawiecki, has clashed with the European Commission president and MEPs after accusing EU institutions of seeking to turn the country into a province, in an escalation of the battle between Warsaw and Brussels over the rule of law.During a heated debate in the European parliament in Strasbourg, where parallels between the Polish situation and Brexit were raised repeatedly ...
Tags: Europe, Law, Eu, European Union, World news, Court of justice of the European Union, Poland, European Commission, Strasbourg, Brussels, Brexit, Warsaw, Ursula von der Leyen, Mateusz Morawiecki, Morawiecki

EU Top Official Says Polish Ruling Is a Threat to the Bloc

The European Union's top official says the recent ruling from Poland’s constitutional court challenging the supremacy of EU laws is a threat to the bloc’s foundations.
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Poland Wants EU Membership to Be a 'Win Win', PM Says

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Poland's membership of the European Union should be a win-win for all, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said on Tuesday amid...
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EXPLAINER: Why Some Fear a 'Polexit' From European Union

Poland will be a focus of European attention this week, with Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki addressing the European Parliament.
Tags: European Union, Poland, Mateusz Morawiecki

EU Mulling Ways to End Jet Lease to Belarus’ Airline

European Union foreign ministers have looked at ways to stop illegal migration into the 27-nation bloc from neighboring Belarus including stopping companies from leasing jets to Belarusian airline Belavia.
Tags: European Union, Belarus

Facebook to Create 10,000 EU Jobs Over 5 Years With the Metaverse in Mind

Facebook plans to create 10,000 new "high-skilled" jobs in the European Union over the next five years to help build out the metaverse. Vice president of global affairs Nick Clegg and vp of central products Javier Olivan said in a Newsroom post Sunday that reasons why the EU is a good region for investment include...
Tags: Facebook, Advertising, Eu, European Union, Artificial Intelligence, Nick Clegg, Javier Olivan, Newsroom, Social Pro Daily

The Tories are sacrificing Northern Irish businesses on the altar of Brexit purity | Polly Toynbee

Single-market status has been a boon to firms – but stirring up a trade dispute with the EU may be worth more to Boris JohnsonHere comes the destroyer, as David Frost, the Brexit minister, stomps into talks on the Northern Ireland protocol this week with European commission vice-president Maroš Šefčovič. His mission from Boris Johnson is to stir up Brexit trouble, and keep stirring: yes, even at the risk of stirring the darkest shadows of Northern Ireland’s history. Let Brexit never be done if i...
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European Union: European Commission Proposal To Delay Application Of In Vitro Diagnostics Regulation - Arnold & Porter

Following increasing pressure from industry and patient groups alike, yesterday (14 October) the European Commission published its proposal to delay the application of the In Vitro Diagnostic Medical Devices...
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Facebook posts job ad for 10,000 'high-skilled' roles to 'build the metaverse' – and they'll all be based in the EU

Announcement uses the phrase 'world-leading' without referring to UK once Brit political has-been and Facebook global affairs veep Nick Clegg fired off a missive over the weekend announcing that the antisocial network would be hiring 10,000 people from across the European Union to help "BUILD THE METAVERSE" (VERSE-VERSE-VERSE-VERSE).…
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Facebook to create 10,000 jobs in EU to help build ‘metaverse’

Social network says it wants to ensure virtual world is built responsiblyFacebook is creating 10,000 jobs in the EU as part of its push to build a virtual world for its users.The company has trumpeted the “metaverse” as the next big phase of growth for large tech companies and recently announced a $50m (£36m) investment programme to ensure that this metaworld is built “responsibly”. Continue reading...
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