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EC: Extended intervention period for butter and skimmed milk powder

Measure #8736 | Published 1 May 2015 | Inception 6 Sep 2014 ▲

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 On 4 September 2014, the European Commission announced regulation 949/2014 extending the annual intervention period for butter and skimmed milk powder from March-September to March-December.

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EC: Introduction of a EU Blue Card system for high-skilled non-EU workers

Measure #8078 | Published 15 Jan 2015 | Last Updated 13/12/2013 | Inception 19 Jun 2009 ▲

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On 25 May 2009, the European Council issued Directive 2009/50/EC, creating a EU Blue Card system, allowing highly skilled non-EU workers to join the European labour market.

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Russian Federation: Proposed ban on conclusion of state contracts with companies registered in offshore jurisdictions

Measure #8024 | Published 31 Dec 2014 ▲

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With Order № 2783-p of 30 December, 2014 was proposed to be introduced for discussions and voting at the State Duma, the Lower House of the Russian Parliament, a draft bill which proposes the introduction of a ban on awarding state contracts to co

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Russian Federation: Approved list of VAT-exempt imports for research work

Measure #7600 | Published 28 Oct 2014 | Inception 24 Oct 2014 ▲

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Decree №1096 of October 24, 2014, exempts  from VAT the imports of more than 180 items that are not manufactured on the territory of the Russian Federation and that are used in research work.

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Russian Federation: Discussed ban on Vnesheconombank dealings with companies registered in tax havens

Measure #7319 | Published 24 Sep 2014 ▲

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Rossiyskaya Gazeta, an official newspaper of the Russian government, Issue 6464 of 26 August 2014, reports that the Ministry of Economic Development has proposed to ban the state-owned Vnesheconombank to enter into transactions with companies, the

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Italy: Facilitating measures for participants to the Milan Universal Exposition 2015

Measure #4141 | Published 14 Feb 2013 | Inception 26 Jan 2013 ▲

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On 14 January 2013, the Italian Senate published law 3/2013, concerning measures aiming at easing the transit and stay of foreign workers participating to the Universal Exposition 2015, taking place in Milan.

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United Kingdom: Eased visa procedures for young people of certain countries

Measure #4077 | Published 17 Jan 2013 | Inception 28 Nov 2008 ▲

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On 28 November 2008, the Youth Mobility Scheme (Tier 5 visa) was implemented in the UK. The scheme allows young (18 to 31 years old) citizens of selected overseas countries to obtain British work and travel visa with much easier procedures.

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United States of America: Imposition of a fee on foreign travelers.

Measure #0204 | Published 2 Jul 2009 ▲

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      President Obama signed into law on March 4, 2010 the “Travel Promotion Act” (part of H.R.1299, now Public Law 111-145) The law in

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