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UK-GERMANY NEUCONNECT INTERCONNECTOR COULD PROVIDE MODEL FOR CHEAP CLEAN ENERGY DISTRIBUTION

In late-July, the European Investment Bank (EIB) agreed on the financing structure of NeuConnect, the first ever energy link connecting Germany and the United Kingdom, two of the largest electricity markets in Europe.

The investment to build the interconnector will amount to EUR2.8 billion, with the EIB set to contribute up to EUR400 million for the financing construction of the section within the European Union (EU).  Other financiers include the UK Infrastructure Bank, which will focus on the stretch within UK maritime and land territory, and the Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC).

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IRISH REGIONS NEED MORE ENTERPRENEURS TO HELP COUNTRY THRIVE SUSTAINABLY SAY EXPERTS



To create a more balanced and sustainable economy, Ireland would benefit from having more entrepreneurs, especially outside the business hotspots in the capital Dublin, development experts say. Government can play a key role, Senator Pádraig Ó Céidigh said in a November seminar at the National University of Ireland, Galway, especially by better connecting the dots between various development schemes for entrepreneurs.…

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UK VAPING COMPANIES EYE LIBERALISATION SHOULD BRITAIN QUIT THE EUROPEAN UNION



E-cigarette manufacturers in the United Kingdom pondering a Brexit from the European Union (EU) that is currently scheduled for January 31 are hoping to benefit from looser rules than currently apply in the EU, if the UK does quit the EU.…

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AUSTRALIA DAIRY SECTOR FEARS IT WILL LOSE OUT FROM EU TRADE DEAL MANDATING GI PROTECTION



A free trade deal between Europe and Australia is in the making but European Union (EU) trade negotiators have managed to generate some serious concerns among Australian dairy industry in the process. The EU wants Australia to recognise the exclusive rights of EU cheesemakers to the traditional names of almost 60 different types of cheeses through Australia recognising EU geographical indications (GI) within any agreement.…

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CANS PLAY IMPORTANT ROLE IN DELIVERING FOOD AND DRINK TO THE NEEDY IN DISASTER ZONES



METAL cans play an important role in enabling aid agencies to deliver food and drink to needy people in disaster zones and areas of food scarcity – being sturdy, stackable, and recyclable. The scale of some of these operations and hence their demand for canned food and drink is huge.…

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IRELAND FARMERS SHOULD PREPARE CONTINGENCIES FOR UPCOMING CAP REFORM SAY IRISH AGRICULTURAL ACCOUNTANTS



IRISH farming accountants will not only be monitoring Brexit as a current important European Union (EU) policy change, they will be scrutinising potential reforms to the EU Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), now under discussion for remaining member states, like Ireland. They will be advising their agricultural clients to be prepared for potential shifts in CAP subsidies.…

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AMAZONIA'S DESTRUCTION COULD STALL THE EU-MERCOSUR DEAL’S BOOST TO TEXTILE TRADE WITH BRAZIL



AFTER 20 years of negotiations the European Union (EU)-Mercosur trade deal, which has boosted hopes for increased textile trades with Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay is at risk of being blocked ahead of its ratification.

Furious about ongoing deforestation and wildfires in Amazonia, EU countries, including influential countries France and Ireland, have warned that they are ready to block the deal because of alleged breaches by Brazil of its international environmental commitments.…

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WILL 6AMLD STOP EU CRIMINALS SHOPPING AROUND FOR BEST REGIME?



The new so-called European Union (EU) sixth anti-money laundering directive that harmonises penalties for money laundering across the bloc is a key back up to the EU’s existing AML legislation. While dubbed the sixth anti-money laundering directive (6AMLD), Directive (EU) 2018/1673 on combating money laundering by criminal law (https://eur-lex.europa.eu/eli/dir/2018/1673/oj

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COMPANIES SHOULD CAREFULLY AND CONTINUOUSLY ASSESS OFFSHORE TAX POLICIES TO PROTECT REPUTATIONS – SAY EXPERTS



COMPANIES using offshore tax jurisdictions need to assess whether their strategies can be branded unethical, as well as illegal, causing them reputational as well as financial damage. They need to assess whether the risk is worth taking. Poorna Rodrigo reports.

 

The series of data dumps, such as the Panama Papers, and the recent Mauritius Leaks have continued to tarnish the reputation of offshore tax havens, but experts stress that properly used, a positive case can be made for offshore tax policies.…

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AMAZONIA'S DESTRUCTION COULD STALL THE EU-MERCOSUR DEAL’S BOOST TO TEXTILE TRADE WITH BRAZIL



AFTER 20 years of negotiations the European Union (EU)-Mercosur trade deal, which has boosted hopes for increased can and associated materials trades with Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay, is now at risk of being blocked ahead of its ratification.

Furious about ongoing deforestation and wildfires in Amazonia, EU countries, including influential countries France and Ireland, have warned that they are ready to block the deal because of alleged breaches by Brazil of its international environmental commitments.…

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