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TRANSATLANTIC NEWS

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EU-Canada summit, Brussels, 14 June 2021

Main results The 18th EU-Canada summit took place in Brussels on 14 June 2021. Charles Michel, President of the European Council, and Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission, represented the EU. Canada was represented by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. The leaders discussed how to work together to end the COVID-19 pandemic and pursue a sustainable, people-centred and inclusive recovery. They reaffirmed their ambitious commitments on fighting climate change and protecting the environment, and their determination to promote democratic...
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EU-US summit, Brussels, 15 June 2021

Main results The EU-US summit on 15 June 2021 marked the beginning of a renewed transatlantic partnership and set a joint agenda for EU-US cooperation in the post-pandemic era. The leaders committed to regular dialogue to take stock of progress. Key summit deliverables include three major new trade initiatives. The leaders agreed to: create a Cooperative Framework for Large Civil Aircraft engage in discussions to resolve differences on measures regarding steel and aluminium by the end of the year establish an EU-US Trade and Technology Council Charles...
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FTC | Back to Business #2: Slamming the office door on B2B COVID scams

You have to say this about scammers: They’re up on current events. As early as February 2020, con artists were already using the coronavirus as a hook for swindles and scams and the FTC was sounding an alert for consumers. It didn’t take long before scammers targeted businesses, too. Now that many companies are returning to an in-person workplace, some fraudsters will try to take advantage of the transition. As you get back to business, keep your guard up against these...
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UN Security Council: Speech by the HR/VP Josep Borrell

Check against delivery! Ambassadors, ladies and gentlemen, 1.  The 2021 geopolitical landscape I am pleased to speak to you today about the role of the EU on the maintenance of international peace and security. We live in a world where the demand for multilateral solutions is greater than the supply. We see more divisions, more free-riding and more distrust than the world can afford. Rules-based multilateralism is a term that’s perhaps well understood at the UN and in Brussels. Maybe it is not a simple,...
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FTC | Back to business #1: Where’s your data?

As many companies shift to an in-person workplace, you and your employees face the opportunities and challenges of the new new normal. Today is the first in a five-part Back to Business blog series to help ease the transition back to the office, including steps you can take to reduce the risk that COVID scammers, data thieves, and financial fraudsters will follow you there. One consideration for companies: assuring you’re in control of sensitive information. Here are some tips on maintaining appropriate data...
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G7 summit, Cornwall, UK, 11-13 June 202

Main results Charles Michel, President of the European Council, and Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission, represented the EU at this year’s G7 summit hosted in Carbis Bay, Cornwall. During the three-day meeting the G7 leaders discussed a wide range of pressing topics, including COVID-19, pandemic preparedness and economic recovery; geopolitical challenges and foreign affairs; trade and development; promoting open societies and democratic values; and fighting climate change and protecting the environment. The summit took place under the UK...

UPCOMING EACC EVENTS

The Power Of Transatlantic Cooperation: How EU & US Innovators Joined Forces In The Fight Against The Pandemic

The pandemic has highlighted the importance of private sector and public private partnerships in developing vaccines, therapeutics and other medical products in response to COVID-19 and various European and American companies are jointly contributing to the solution. The pandemic also exposed the need for secure global supply chains for PPE and medical devices and exposed the over-dependence of third world countries.

The Psychology of a Crisis: Has the Pandemic changed us and if so how do we come out better?

Even a crisis can create opportunities. It may not be apparent that in the immediate wake of crises fear is the driving factor that prolongs a crisis mentality. Even though in reality we enter a period of rebirth and with that an opportunity to rethink [our own and corporate] ethics, values & practices to deal with the fallout of COVID-19.

    PARTNER EVENTS

    Webinar | Achmea – Three Years On And Around The World

    This webinar will consider the latest developments following Achmea, its actual consequences for investor-state arbitration, its reception outside of the EU, and possible future developments in this area of law, including in the wake of Brexit, through a cross-Atlantic conversation between practitioners and arbitrators based in Europe and the United States.

    Webinar | What Investors Need to Know About Potential Tax Law Changes

    Hosted by CLA | This webinar is part of CLA's "Financial Health Webinar Series for Individuals." In this particular webinar, you will learn about proposed tax code changes that could have a big effect on investors. With tax policies in flux, their speakers will explain what you need to know for your portfolio in 2021 and beyond. They will discuss current proposals for estate tax, individual income tax rates, and real estate and Opportunity Zone reforms.

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      Faegre Drinker | New Tools for International Data Transfers: European Commission Adopts New Standard Contractual Clauses

      In early June 2021, the European Commission adopted a new set of Standard Contractual Clauses for organizations to use to ensure compliance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) requirements for transfers of personal data from the European Economic Area (EEA). Background Under the GDPR, transfers of personal data from the EEA are not permitted unless certain safeguards are met to ensure that a similar level of protection is afforded to data subjects as that granted under EU law. Among...
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      Marks Paneth | PPP Loan Forgiveness: An Important Window is Closing

      More than 30% of borrowers who received Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans in 2020 still have not applied for forgiveness, according to the Small Business Administration (SBA). The SBA distributed approximately $521 billion in PPP loans to businesses during 2020, but as of May 24, 2021, had not received forgiveness applications related to loans totaling $159 billion of those funds. The SBA has issued guidance explaining that borrowers may submit a loan forgiveness application any time before the maturity date...
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      RSM | June 2021 – Your Global Summary of IFRS News and Developments

      RSM World of IFRS summarises key matters arising from recent IASB discussions and decisions, highlights RSM thought leadership from around the world, and addresses an IFRS application question each month. Latest matters from the international accounting standards board (IASB) The following is a summarised update of key matters arising from the discussions and decisions taken by the IASB at its remote meetings from January to May 2021: The full update, as published by the IASB, can be found here. Maintenance and consistent application BUSINESS COMBINATIONS...
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      Via | How to make autonomous transportation useful

      Learning from real-world examples, we’ll show you how to leapfrog to a new TransitTech paradigm while solving for real public transportation needs. If you pull up the citywide public transit app in Arlington, Texas, you’ll find yourself with two options: On-demand microtransit vehicle, or on-demand self-driving vehicle. Under the leadership of Mayor Jeff Williams, this city of 400,000 (located about 20 miles west of Dallas) is at the forefront of making technology a useful part of its public transportation. WATCH: How to integrate AVs with...
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      CILcare | CILcare and Knotus partner to accelerate the development of novel therapies to prevent and treat ear disorders in Korea and Asian market

      Montpellier & Seoul, June 8th, 2021 | CILcare, the world’s leading CRO dedicated to ear disorders, and Knotus, a leading Korean non-clinical CRO, announced today that they have entered into a strategic partnership that aims at accelerating the development of therapeutics to prevent and treat hearing disorders. CILcare and Knotus will be working together to propose to pharmaceutical, veterinary, nutraceutical and medical devices industries CILcare’s cutting-edge R&D services to support safety and efficacy evidence of their products on auditory functions. Hearing...
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      Portolano Cavallo | EU Regulations on Medical Devices and the GDPR: First Step Forward a Necessary Coordination

      This article is part of Portolano Cavallo’s “INFORM@LifeSciences” Newsletter. Click here to subscribe | In the wake of application of the European medical device regulation (EU Regulation No. 745 of 2017), occurred on May 26, Italy is taking its first steps toward adjusting its national regulatory framework. As a result, the European delegation law of 2021, published in the Italian official journal on April 23, includes an entire section (Art. 15) on the future regulatory framework applicable to medical devices, providing the government...

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