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OF COUNSEL - Italian lawyer (Avvocato). EU Customs law and WTO expert. Member (EU List) Barreau de Bruxelles

The European Commission Suspends Anti-Dumping Duties on Aluminum Flat Rolled Products From China

On 11 October 2021 the European Commission published a Regulation imposing a definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of aluminum flat rolled products originating in the People's Republic of China; but at the same time adopted a Decision suspending the duties in question.  

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EU STAFF CASES: the General Court of the European Union intervenes in defence of multilingualism in EU Open Competitions.

Today, 9 June 2021 the General Court of the European Union declared unlawful a notice of Open competition of the European Personnel Selection Office ("EPSO"), which is the recruitment office of the European Commission and of the European Union, because of breach of the rules related to multilingualism in the European Union.

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The new EU Regulation on Foreign Direct Investment Screening

On 14 February, The European Parliament (EP) voted in favor of a framework mechanism to screen foreign direct investments (FDI) at EU level, the European Commission (EC).

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EU UPDATE: New York State Bar Association - Whistleblowing

On 14 October Davide Rovetta will join a panel of speakers at a joint Law Society- NYSBA conference to discuss international developments in laws applicable to whistleblowing.

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EU Customs: EU General Court Stops Direct Action to Contest the Legality of Tariff Classification Regulations

The General Court of the European Union in two parallel cases has ruled that the proper forum to challenge EU customs classification regulations is via the national courts and tribunals of EU Member States and not by direct action before the European Courts.   National courts can always refer any specific EU issues to the Court of Justice of the European Union.

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