Friday, April 18, 2014

EU Chemicals Agency Formalizes Listing Of Seven Substances Of Very High Concern

The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) June 20 formally added seven hazardous chemicals to the European Union’s candidate list of substances of very high concern, meaning they could be banned unless specific uses are authorized under the REACH legislation…

EU Says It Will Comply With WTO Ruling Against Airbus Subsidies, Gives No Details

June 22, 2011 in WTO Reporter

The European Union told the World Trade Organization June 17 that it intends to comply with a recent WTO dispute ruling condemning subsidies provided by EU governments to the aircraft consortium Airbus, but gave no details how it would ensure compliance.

ANALYSIS: Hong Kong’s Proposed Data Privacy Reforms Ready For Next Step

Hong Kong’s long-awaited data privacy reforms are expected to arrive in July 2011, reflecting months of government consultations and the intervention of some high-profile enforcement actions…

Swiss Central Bank Says Capital Base Of UBS, Credit Suisse Inadequate

Switzerland’s two major international banks, UBS and Credit Suisse, have insufficient capital reserves on hand that can quickly be used to cover losses in the event of a financial shock, the Swiss central bank said June 16…

ANALYSIS: Managing Tax Risk When Investing In Chinese Securities

China’s miraculous economic growth has provided and will continue to provide attractive investment opportunities to international investors…

ANALYSIS: China’s New Investment Channel For Qualified Foreign Institutional Investors

On May 4, 2011, the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) promulgated the Guidelines for Investment in Stock Index Futures by Qualified Foreign Institutional Investors…