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Heated finance debate risked ‘derailing’ EU due-diligence talks, lead lawmaker says

By Kathryn Carlson and Koen Verhelst
  • 24 Apr 2023 17:27
  • 24 Apr 2023 17:27
Debates on the inclusion of the finance sector in upcoming due-diligence rules became so heated that they risked derailing the overall talks, the leading lawmaker on the text said on the eve of a key vote on the legislation.

The European Parliament’s judicial affairs committee will vote on the upcoming Corporate

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Kathryn Carlson

Financial Services Correspondent, Europe

Kathryn is a correspondent leading EU financial services coverage for MLex in Brussels. She previously covered energy and trade as a reporter for MLex, and has written for Reuters and The Times of London among other outlets. Kathryn holds a degree in English Literature from the University of Oxford and spent time working in Italy and France before making the move to Brussels.

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