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Event Date Thu Feb 24 CST (3 months ago)
In your timezone (EDT): Wed Feb 23 11:00am - Wed Feb 23 11:00am
Location Webinar
Region APAC

The European Commission (EU) is amending its competition, subsidies and trade rules in order to facilitate the EU’s 2050 climate neutrality objectives. The changes are anticipated in 2022 and will present businesses with new opportunities for cooperation on projects geared towards sustainability and carbon-neutrality – but may also have the effect of increasing EU's trade protection against Asian imports.

Shearman & Sterling where Global Antitrust Practice Group Leader and Head of the London and Brussels Offices Speaker Readings, Antitrust partners will present and provide their insights on the following key topics:
• Overview of the EU’s new sustainability framework
• Impact of new guidance on cooperation between competitors
• Trade protection measures via foreign subsidy controls and carbon tariffs
• Increased control over investment opportunities into Europe


2022 Speakers

Matthew Readings
Practice Group Leader and Head of the London and Brussels Offices, Antitrust

Elvira Aliende Rodriguez
Brussels Metropolitan Area

James Webber
Partner, Antitrust Practice in Brussels and London

Li Chen
Partner, Mergers and Acquisitions Practice