Setting new precedent? Eight insights into the EU’s eighth Russia sanctions package
Following Russia’s mobilisation and annexation of four Ukrainian regions, the EU’s foreign policy chief Josep Borrell announced that EU members had agreed on additional sanctions against Russia, which “will be brought forward as soon as possible.” Political agreement on the eighth EU sanctions package is expected not later than at the EU’s Foreign Affairs Council on…
California’s Age-Appropriate Design Code may reshape the US online privacy landscape
When California – the home of Silicon Valley – passes major internet-related laws, the rest of the country pays attention. As federal data privacy legislation continues to stall, California is once again setting the blueprint. On September 15, Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law the California Age-Appropriate Design Code Act (AADC), which…
Can the European Health Data Space address transatlantic health data sharing fears?
Health and Life Sciences
The European Commission’s proposed European Health Data Space (EHDS) is set to transform health systems in the European Union (EU), offering a wide range of opportunities for research, innovation and policymaking. The EHDS is a health ecosystem comprising of two digital infrastructures: an EU-wide infrastructure to store, access and control patients’ health data to…
What’s the future of carbon pricing?
Energy & Commodities
Globally, we need to decarbonise rapidly, and in all sectors, but the “how” is not always clear. Putting a price on carbon allows the market to dictate its own decarbonisation path based on what is most cost-effective.
Top in Tech: leadership changes in the UK and data protection in the US
This week on Top in Tech, Conan D'Arcy is joined by Senior Associate Ugonma Nwankwo and Associate Director Megan Stagman to discuss the tech regulatory impact of the UK's new leadership and recent US data protection proposals.
The crucial role of the US in helping CEE with supplies diversification and energy security
Energy & Commodities
Since the Russian invasion of Ukraine, Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) has struggled to replenish its gas storages and ensure it has sufficient supplies to get through the winter. Russia twice halted gas flows completely through Nord Stream 1 to the continent after Europe and its allies imposed sanctions on Moscow, and the United States is poised to become a major player…