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Scope of EU corporate due-diligence rules widened in trade lawmakers' compromise deal

By Joanna Sopinska
  • 24 Jan 2023 16:23
  • 24 Jan 2023 16:23
EU corporate due-diligence obligations should apply more widely and to smaller companies than originally proposed by the bloc's executive, lawmakers from the European Parliament's international trade committee agreed today as they narrowly voted for a compromise plan on the rules.

The coalition of liberal and left-leaning groups — Renew Europe, the Greens,

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Joanna Sopinska

Senior Correspondent


Joanna covers trade in Brussels. Formerly trade editor of EU Trade Insights, she has many years' experience reporting on trade, investment policy and foreign affairs. Before that, she spent nine years at Europolitics news agency writing on trade, agriculture policy and foreign affairs. Before moving to Brussels in 2006, Joanna worked as an analyst at the Polish Institute of International Relations (PISM) in Warsaw.

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