WIPO Pearl adds COVID-19 Terminology to help stimulate Innovation to Fight Pandemic; Will be Provided Free for Download and Use by Third Parties

WIPO Pearl adds COVID-19 Terminology to help stimulate Innovation to Fight Pandemic; Will be Provided Free for Download and Use by Third Parties. … More WIPO Pearl adds COVID-19 Terminology to help stimulate Innovation to Fight Pandemic; Will be Provided Free for Download and Use by Third Parties

European Union launches expiry Review of Countervailing Duties against US Biodiesel

The European Union’s countervailing duties against U.S. biodiesel were set to expire on September 16, 2020. However, on September 14, the European Commission decided to review the expiry of the measures. The Commission now has up to 15 months to conduct an investigation. During this period, the existing duties will remain in place. General Information: … More European Union launches expiry Review of Countervailing Duties against US Biodiesel

Auditors to Stop Inspecting Factories in China’s Xinjiang Despite Forced-Labour Concerns

Restricted access has made examinations difficult in a region where China’s repressive tactics against Muslim minorities have been criticised. By guest author Eva Xiao from Wall Street Journal At least five organisations say they won’t help companies audit their supply chains in China’s Xinjiang region, where human-rights activists say a police-state atmosphere and government controls … More Auditors to Stop Inspecting Factories in China’s Xinjiang Despite Forced-Labour Concerns