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UK Pushes Pacific Trade Talks Amid Broader New Focus on Asia

The U.K. has launched negotiations to join a trans-Pacific trade bloc as it looks to explore new opportunities following its departure from the European Union and strengthen its strategic interests in Asia.
Tags: Asia, UK, European Union


Google is under investigation again by the EU, this time over its online ads business

Sundar Pichai, Google's chief executive. The tech giant is facing into another investigation from the EU. Justin Sullivan /Getty Images The EU has launched a fresh antitrust investigation into Google's advertising practices. European officials have previously fined the tech giant close to $10 billion for antitrust breaches. Google said it will engage with the Commission and answer the questions put to it during the probe. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Europ...
Tags: Apple, Google Chrome, Google, UK, Trends, Eu, European Union, Commission, European Commission, Antitrust, Cookies, Margrethe Vestager, Vestager, Justin Sullivan Getty, Sundar Pichai Google, Tech Insider


UK set for 'adequacy' status on data sharing with EU, but it all depends on how much post-Brexit law diverges

TIGRR threatens to bounce through unacceptable changes to the rules The European Union has formally voted for proposals to give the UK "adequate" status in its data protection laws, allowing data sharing to continue in the post-Brexit world.…
Tags: UK, Eu, European Union, Software


EU Investigates Google's Conduct in Digital Ad Tech Sector

European Union regulators have launched a fresh antitrust investigation of Google, this time over whether the company is stifling competition in digital advertising technology.
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Trust Comes Before EU Access for City of London - EU Finance Chief

LONDON (Reuters) - The European Union is not intent on stealing business from the City of London, but future access for Britain to the bloc's...
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European Union: Brexit - Guernsey And Jersey Employers And The EU Settlement Scheme - Carey Olsen

The deadline for applications for the EU Settlement Scheme is 30 June 2021. Below, Elaine Gray and Huw Thomas outline the scheme and address the concerns for Guernsey and Jersey employers in relation to its deadline.
Tags: News, Eu, European Union, Jersey, Guernsey, Huw Thomas, Carey Olsen, Brexit Guernsey, Elaine Gray


Hungary's New LGBT Law Contradicts EU Values, Germany Says

(Reuters) - Hungary's new law banning the "display and promotion of homosexuality" among under-18s clearly violates European Union values, Germany...
Tags: European Union, Hungary, Reuters Hungary, EU Values Germany


European Union: High Court Rules That The EU Representative Of A Foreign Data Controller Is Not Liable For Purposes Of Enforcement Of GDPR - Wiggin

The claimant, Mr Sansó Rondón, is a businessman with an international practice in business consultancy and investment, resident in Italy.
Tags: News, Eu, European Union, GDPR Wiggin, Sansó Rondón


Iran's next president is a hardliner who could cause problems for Biden, and Trump helped pave the way for his victory

Ebrahim Raisi, Iran's new president waves to the media after casting his vote at a polling station on June 18, 2021, on the day of the Islamic republic's presidential election Majid Saeedi/Getty Images Iran's next president, Ebrahim Raisi, is a hardliner accused of involvement in mass executions. Raisi supports reviving the 2015 nuclear deal, but could cause major headaches for Biden on other issues. Trump's confrontations with Iran helped empower hardliners like Raisi. Se...
Tags: Politics, Washington Post, White House, Nbc News, US, International, America, Trends, European Union, Joe Biden, Iran, Analysis, Vienna, United States, Middle East, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei


Iran's next president is a hard-liner who could cause problems for Biden, and Trump helped pave the way for his victory

Ebrahim Raisi. Majid Saeedi/Getty Images Iran's next president, Ebrahim Raisi, is a hard-liner accused of involvement in mass executions. Raisi supports reviving the 2015 nuclear deal but could cause headaches for Biden on other issues. Trump's confrontations with Iran helped empower hard-liners like Raisi. See more stories on Insider's business page. Iranian President-elect Ebrahim Raisi won't be inaugurated until August, but he's already made it clear that he's n...
Tags: Politics, Washington Post, White House, Nbc News, US, International, America, Trends, European Union, Joe Biden, Iran, Analysis, Vienna, United States, Middle East, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei


West tightens Belarus sanctions to make Lukashenko regime ‘run dry’

Sanctions extended as punishment for forced landing of Ryanair flight and detention of journalistWestern countries have extended sanctions against Belarus, with a pledge to make Alexander Lukashenko’s regime “run dry”, following last month’s forced landing of a Ryanair flight to arrest a dissident.In a coordinated move against Lukashenko, the UK, US, EU and Canada announced travel bans and asset freezes on senior Belarusian officials and entities that bankroll the regime as a punishment for the ...
Tags: Europe, UK, European Union, World news, Canada, Ryanair, Athens, Belarus, Alexander Lukashenko, Lukashenko, US EU, Raman Pratasevich, Sofia Sapega, Vilnius Continue


EU Slaps Sanctions on More Myanmar Officials, State Companies

(Reuters) - The European Union on Monday imposed a third round of sanctions on Myanmar officials and state companies over the military coup on Feb....
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Biden administration slaps sanctions on Belarus after it forcibly diverted passenger jet to arrest opposition journalist

The extraordinary diversion of a commercial airliner was described by some European Union leaders as a "hijacking."
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U.S., Canada, UK, EU Call on Belarus Government to End 'Repressive Practices'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States, Canada, Britain and the European Union on Monday called in a joint statement on the Belarusian government...
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Merkel's Bloc Pledges Stability, Renewal to German Voters

Germany’s center-right bloc is pledging to boost the economy without raising taxes and make the European Union nation “climate neutral” by 2045 while preserving industrial jobs.
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EU Slaps New Sanctions on Belarus, Targets Its Economy

European Union foreign ministers have agreed to impose sanctions on scores of officials and several organizations in Belarus and prepared a series of economic measures aimed at hitting President Alexander Lukashenko and his allies.
Tags: Eu, European Union, Belarus, Alexander Lukashenko


China's latest major military flight around Taiwan suggests Beijing is expanding its combat training

A J-16 fighter jet during an airshow in China's northeastern Jilin province, October 17, 2019. STR/AFP via Getty Images The June 15 mission was the largest of its kind and the first on the eastern side of Taiwan, home to key airbases. Military analysts say this suggests China is trying to improve its operational capabilities and do "realistic" combat training. See more stories on Insider's business page. The PLA's largest sortie into Taiwan's air defence identification zone...
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Ban biometric surveillance in public to safeguard rights, urge EU bodies

There have been further calls from EU institutions to outlaw biometric surveillance in public. In a joint opinion published today, the European Data Protection Board (EDPB) and the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS), Wojciech Wiewiórowski, have called for draft EU regulations on the use of artificial intelligence technologies to go further than the Commission’s proposal in April — urging that the planned legislation should be beefed up to include a “general ban on any use of AI for autom...
Tags: Google, Europe, UK, Sweden, China, Tech, Eu, European Union, Commission, Board, Ico, ClearView, The Commission, GDPR General Data Protection Regulation, European Data Protection Board EDPB, Commission EU


European Union: New Modules On The Export Of Data To Non- EU Countries. - Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

The European Commission, with its Implementing Decision 2021/914 of 4th of June 2021, forces the implementation, across all Member States, of Four Modules of Standard Contractual Clauses (SCC)
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European Union: Brexit - The Rhetoric And The Reality Impact On Property Investment (Video) - Gowling WLG

Bernardine Adkins, the Head of EU, Trade and Competition gave an overview of what the Brexit deal - the Trade and Cooperation Agreement - means for the property investment community.
Tags: News, European Union, Bernardine Adkins, Trade and Cooperation Agreement, EU Trade and Competition


EU widens Belarus sanctions to make Lukashenko regime ‘run dry’

Sanctions extended as punishment for forced landing of Ryanair flight and detention of journalistThe European Union has extended sanctions against Belarus, with pledges to make Alexander Lukashenko’s regime “run dry”, following last month’s forced landing of a Ryanair flight to arrest a dissident.EU foreign ministers on Monday agreed to add 86 people and entities to the bloc’s sanctions list, as a punishment for the arrest of the journalist Raman Pratasevich and his girlfriend, Sofia Sapega, who...
Tags: Europe, Eu, European Union, World news, Ryanair, Athens, Belarus, Alexander Lukashenko, Lukashenko, Raman Pratasevich, Sofia Sapega, Vilnius Continue


130,000 EU citizens on UK benefits yet to apply for settled status, leak suggests

Scheme closes in nine days, with many still at risk of losing access to healthcare, jobs and homesFears have been raised that at least 100,000 EU citizens settled in the UK risk losing access to healthcare and other benefits, after the leak of government figures on the EU settled status scheme.With just nine days to go before the scheme closes, the figures show that 130,000 of the 820,000 Europeans claiming benefits ranging from children’s allowance to income support have not yet applied for set...
Tags: Politics, UK, Eu, European Union, UK News, Immigration and asylum, Home Office, Brexit


EU prepares to cut amount of British TV and film shown post-Brexit

Exclusive: number of UK productions seen as ‘disproportionate’ and threat to Europe’s cultural diversityThe EU is preparing to act against the “disproportionate” amount of British television and film content shown in Europe in the wake of Brexit, in a blow to the UK entertainment industry and the country’s “soft power” abroad.The UK is Europe’s biggest producer of film and TV programming, buoyed up by £1.4bn from the sale of international rights, but its dominance has been described as a threat ...
Tags: Europe, Business, Politics, UK, Film, Eu, European Union, UK News, World news, Film Industry, Culture, Television industry, Brexit


European Union: Update On State Aid Claims And Tax Policy - Arthur Cox

Following last year's landmark judgment in the Apple State aid case, the General Court of the European Union recently issued two important decisions in the area of State aid and tax policy.
Tags: News, European Union, State, Arthur Cox, Apple State


EU Measures to 'Tighten Thumbscrews' on Belarus

LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) -The European Union will impose travel bans and asset freezes on 86 Belarusian individuals and companies on Monday and is...
Tags: European Union, Luxembourg, Belarus, Reuters, EU Measures


EU to Slap New Sanctions on Belarus, Target Its Economy

The European Union's top diplomat says the bloc's foreign ministers are set to approve a fresh set of sanctions against scores of officials in Belarus and prepare a series of new measures aimed at hurting the country’s economy.
Tags: Eu, European Union, Belarus


New EU rules would permit use of most polymers without checks, experts warn

Proposals would allow common plastics to be used despite valid concerns about possible harms, scientists sayNew rules on chemicals to be debated by the EU this week would allow most polymers to be used without further checks, according to a group of scientists.Only about 6% out of about 200,000 polymers would require extensive safety checks under proposals being discussed as part of Europe’s Reach chemicals regulations. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Environment, Eu, European Union, UK News, World news, Pollution, European Commission, Plastics


European Union: European Commission Adopts New Data Protection-related Standard Contractual Clauses - Kinstellar

On 4 June 2021, the European Commission updated its standard contractual clauses for transfers of personal data to third countries and also released new standard clauses for controller-to-processor relationships.
Tags: News, European Union, European Commission


Is Paris Supplanting London As The Visual Art Capital?

Part of the recent surge comes down to Brexit jitters. Since the UK voted to leave the European Union in 2016, industry players speculated that Paris would benefit where London lost. – ARTnews
Tags: Art, UK, London, European Union, Paris, Brexit, Visual, 06.16.21


Activists Protest EU Migration Policies at Croatian Border

Dozens of human rights activists have briefly blocked Croatia's border with Bosnia to protest European Union's migration policies.
Tags: European Union, Croatia, Bosnia