Post Tagged with: "European Parliament"

EU Strengthens Ban on Shark Finning

November 25, 2012 4:48 pm0 comments
EU Strengthens Ban on Shark Finning

November the 22nd saw a major victory for shark conservation as the EU strengthened their ban on shark finning. Shark finning is the act of slicing off the fins of captured sharks, whilst the bodies, often still alive, are usually thrown back into the ocean. The live sharks, unable to […]

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Industry Experts Not Impressed by EU’s Single Patent System

July 25, 2012 2:40 pm0 comments
Industry Experts Not Impressed by EU’s Single Patent System

Leaders of the European Union agreed on 29th June to create a single EU Patent System and to establish a European patent court, which will have its headquarters in Paris with two specialised divisions in London and Munich. Most industry experts, however, have expressed their disappointment and concern over the […]

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Interview – Sigrid Ligné, Secretary General of the EGBA.

July 7, 2012 1:20 pm0 comments
Interview – Sigrid Ligné, Secretary General of the EGBA.

The European gambling and gaming market are experiencing dynamic times. In many of the major markets, gambling and gaming laws have been or are being amended and a number of recent developments have taken place throughout Europe. Michiel Willems spoke to Sigrid Ligné, Secretary General of the European Gaming and Betting Association, […]

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