European Institutions

  • EU: Due Diligence Law Needed on Environment and Human Rights

    March 17, 2021

    The European Parliament called on the European Commission to propose legislation forcing companies to find and fix risks to human rights and the environment in their supply chains, which has previously been done on a voluntary basis.

  • Heltai: Hungary’s Move to Leave EPP

    March 17, 2021

    Péter Heltai editor and podcast host at the Budapest-based Mathias Corvinus Collegium, explores the background and impact of the recent move of Orban to move his party, Fidesz, out of the European People’s Party.

  • EU Deal Gives China Advantage in Media War

    March 16, 2021

    As concerns grow about Chinese disinformation and propaganda in Europe, the EU’s trade deal with Beijing gives China the advantage in media, allowing China to set extreme restrictions on foreign investment in news media and the entertainment industry while in Europe, Chinese investors continue to be largely free to buy news services, broadcasters, cinemas and film-making ventures.

  • Politico: EU’s Green Finance Agenda May Backfire

    March 16, 2021

    The EU’s effort to drive more money into green finance risks backfiring as the political agenda turns into a legislative muddle, making it extremely complicated for companies to follow guidelines.

  • German Employers Upset at Supply Chain Act

    March 08, 2021

    In a decision German employers decry as unfair, Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Supply Chain Act obliges companies to take action against human rights violations at their foreign suppliers and will force large companies to pay fines of up to 2% of their annual global turnover if they violate the rules.

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