The green transition - with its focus on renewable energy such as wind power - and our increasingly digitalized society are leading to a higher demand for a variety of minerals, such as lithium, cobalt, copper, nickel, aluminium, and phosphorus. In this light, 16 March 2023 was an important date. On that day, the European Commission published a proposal for a regulation to ensure a secure and sustainable supply of so-called critical raw materials (CRMs). The proposed regulation is an important piece of the puzzle for the transition in Europe. At the same time, we see major risks of collision with a directive, which could slow down the development of the sustainable society of the future.Read more
Foyen has represented Zparq AB in connection with a 2.5 million euro seed round led by the Spanish bank Santander and Almi Invest Green Tech, together with current investor InnoEnergy.
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On 16 March 2023, the EU Commission published its proposal for a new Regulation establishing a framework for ensuring a secure and sustainable supply of critical raw materials (the Regulation).
Foyen advises KIC InnoEnergy SE and the founders in connection with the sale of SCiBreak AB to Mitsubishi Electric Corporation.
As a consequence of the Government's adoption of the Producer Responsibility for Packaging Regulation (2022:1274), extended producer responsibility for waste management of packaging will enter into force on 1 January 2023. The aim of the regulation is to reduce the amount of packaging, limit the harmful environmental impact of packaging, reduce litter, and achieve recycling targets. The regulation is aimed at ensuring that packaging waste is handled acceptably from health and environmental perspectives, and that the producers assume operational or financial responsibility for collecting and treating packaging waste.
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The system of inspections according to AB 04 and ABT 06 plays a central role in construction. The main purpose of all inspections is to determine whether the total works or part of it has been completed in accordance with the contract. An inspection report is of great importance as evidence of the condition of the total works and is often the basis for negotiations between the parties on the existence of defects. It is therefore important that a party who is not satisfied with an inspection report has the opportunity to have it reconsidered.