How data can make the EU’s deforestation regulation fair and workable

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Helen Bellfield, Trase Deputy Director, Global Canopy, Jolene Tan, Trase Communications Lead, Global Canopy The EU is finally passing its groundbreaking regulation requiring businesses to show that imports of agricultural commodities to the bloc are deforestation-free. Estimates show […]

EC v Samsung: A whole year to compile a case

It took almost one year to the European Commission to decide that Samsung is potentially abusing its dominant position, in the mobile telephony standard patents. It was January 2012 when the EC issued a statement saying that, “The European Commission has opened a formal investigation to assess whether Samsung Electronics has abusively, and in contravention […]