5th Jun 2023


MEPs lobby to lift Russian travel bans

A dozen MEPs, mostly from the conservative EPP group, are lobbying to lift EU imposed travel restrictions on Russian intelligence. The MEPs, in a letter published in the UK daily The Independent, want restrictions lifted from Alexander Bortnikov, head of the Federal Security Service and Mikhail Fradkov, director of Foreign Intelligence Services. They argue the restrictions impose security risks in the fight against terrorism.

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Final steps for EU's due diligence on supply chains law

Final negotiations on the EU due diligence law begin this week. But will this law make companies embed due diligence requirements in their internal processes or incentive them to outsource their obligations to third parties?

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