EU Seeks More Efficient Responses To Illegal Trade Activity

Law360, New York (December 18, 2012, 3:26 PM EST) -- The European Commission on Tuesday announced a proposal for updated regulations that would allow it to more efficiently protect itself against and respond to what it perceives to be illegal trade activity by other countries, saving sanctions for the most extreme situations.

The new framework of rules, to be considered by the European Council and the European Parliament, would allow the commission to take executive action in a more efficient manner when the European Union’s trade interests are at stake instead of reacting on a case-by-case...
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