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DIGITAL COPYRIGHT



BY KEITH NUTHALL
THE EUROPEAN Parliament has resisted siren calls from lobbyists to unstitch the compromise struck last year in the EU Council of Ministers over private copying rights in the proposed digital copyright directive. Although MEP’s voted to strengthen the legal guarantees held by copyright holders by insisting that copies should not be made for even indirect commercial gain, the European Commission has declared that it is satisfied with the changes made in the parliament’s second reading of the directive.…

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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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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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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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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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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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