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CHINA



KEITH NUTHALL
CHINA has agreed to stop its pharmaceutical manufacturers from copying medicines patented in Austria, Finland and Sweden, extending ‘administrative protection’ enjoyed by the rest of the European Union to these countries.

Beijing has been refusing to grant these rights – which are a form of patent protection – because when it agreed to stop its citizens copying European Union patented pharmaceuticals, neither Austria, Sweden nor Finland were EU members.…

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FRANCE



KEITH NUTHALL
THE EUROPEAN Commission is threatening France with legal action at the European Court of Justice over its alleged failure to recognise pharmacist diplomas from other EU Member States. Under European law, a special alternative recognition procedure is in place for Member States to assess and, where necessary, recognise some pharmacist diplomas whuch do not meet minimum training requirements under EU Directive 85/433/EEC.…

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DIGITAL COPYRIGHT



Keith Nuthall
BUSINESSES have been warned that they could find themselves in a legal labyrinth when trying to fight a case stopping a copyright thief from exploiting their confidential documents, designs, music, artwork, fiction, or any other digital material by illegally reproduced and circulated it via the Internet.…

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FRAUD THINK PIECE



BY ALAN OSBORN
LET’S say you’re a big spending organisation like the European Commission and you come under attack for the level of fraud and financial mismanagement committed under your regulations. You decide to tighten up the rules quite radically and enforce them more thoroughly.…

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EU FOOD SAFETY RESEARCH



BY KEITH NUTHALL
THE EUROPEAN Commission has launched three projects, drawing Euro 43 million from its Sixth Framework Programme for research developing food safety expertise. They are ‘Safe Foods’ on risk analysis in food safety; ‘NuGO’ on creating a network of specialists in genomics, nutrition and health; and ‘Welfare Quality’ on animal welfare in food production.…

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MILAN AIRPORTS



Keith Nuthall
AN END to the row over slot distribution in Milan’s two international airports may be in sight, although European Commission officials have told Airports International that they are still waiting for details of an Italian government plan so that they can formally and finally settle the dispute.…

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ST PAUL'S SURVEY - EXTENDED PIECE



BY ALAN OSBORN
IN large companies in both America and Europe there are serious worries about new technology, according to a survey commissioned by the St Paul Companies of the US. In Europe, company risk managers put technology risks as the number one threat at present.…

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LEATHER HANDBAGS



BY KEITH NUTHALL
THE EUROPEAN Union Council of Ministers has reversed a decision that led to a German company paying DM 1.45 million in anti-dumping duties on imported leather handbags from China, which it should never have incurred and which it can now reclaim.…

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EU DUTY FREE DYE IMPORTS - LOW EU PRODUCTION



BY KEITH NUTHALL

THE EUROPEAN Commission has proposed opening zero-duty import quotas for seven vat dyes. Assuming the EU Council of Ministers agrees, three-year 2006-8 duty free quotas, unlimited in scope, will be opened for Dye C.I. Vat Orange 7; Dye C.I.…

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