Writer: Benoit Roussel


The EU’s shift towards economic security and industrial policy. Understanding an evolving landscape and its implications for business  

Economic Security Strategy  Last month the European Commission published its highly anticipated “Economic Security Strategy” – a first-of-its-kind policy document that provides a comprehensive picture of the economic risks the EU is facing from an increasingly challenging geopolitical environment, from supply chain resilience to economic coercion. Building on international discussions on how to “de-risk” international […]
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10 Jul, 2023

A step towards a Health Union or a blow to the EU’s competitiveness: stakeholder reactions to the Pharmaceutical Package

On 26 April, after months of delay, the European Commission published its long-awaited proposed reform of the pharmaceutical legislation. The largest overhaul of the EU’s health legislation in over 20 years, the “Pharma Package” focuses on supporting both drug availability and affordability and investment in health innovation by making pharmaceutical incentives more conditional. Heated debates […]
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05 May, 2023

The EU’s Data Act: a new market or a major risk?

With Spring in full swing, the EU’s legislators have begun the final stage of negotiations on the Data Act: the EU’s sweeping new law to build a single market for data for the 27 Member States. Businesses must be ready for the possibility that an early agreement is reached before the end of Summer – […]
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17 Apr, 2023

Transaction clearance - our predictions for 2023

UK  National security clearance – appetite for intervention likely to grow, particularly on China, tech, and private equity transactions  In just over a year since the introduction of the National Security and Investment Act (NSIA), the Government has blocked five transactions. Proportionally, this is a much higher hit rate than comparable regimes. With Westminster broadly […]
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30 Jan, 2023

Flint News & Flint in the Media

Flint has opened in Paris...  

Flint has taken a significant step in expanding our European offer, opening a new permanent office in Paris headed by Partner Anne-Juliette Rohrbach. Our Flint France team across the company has experience working at the most senior levels in the French government, parliament, regulatory agencies, and the private sector. They support clients on commercial, political […]
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07 Sep, 2022
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