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Unique focus on trade and customs
Unique focus on trade and customs

We are passionate about customs and trade law. Greenlane is unique group of true customs specialists, evidenced by our track records before the European Commission andcustoms authorities, and our successes in courts. We are excellent in customs and trade everywhere we are.

Investigations and litigation
Investigations and litigation

We assist our clients in complex trade investigations and disputes before the national and EU courts in Luxembourg. Greenlane is made of seasoned litigators throughout Europe.  Wherever you may be facing challenges, we have lawyers close to the investigating authorities and ­experienced in the judicial review process.

Leveling the playing field
Leveling the playing field

Our dense network enables us to level the playing field with the EU customs authorities, the Commission and the EU’s anti-fraud office (OLAF). Our lawyers learn from each other, and from the investigations and practice in all the member states.  This is making us better, more cost-efficient lawyers.

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We assists clients in navigating the complex web of customs and international trade laws that are regulated centrally by the EU, but are implemented by authorities of the 28 EU member states.

Rapid reaction: you will be supported by a team of specialists able to help you overcome the hurdles affecting your supply chain.

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EU Regulation 2017/821 related to supply chain due diligence obligations for EU importers of tin, tantalum, tungsten, their ores and gold originating from conflict-affected and high-risk areas: enforceability in France and future assessments

Author: Anne-Cécile Bannier-Mathieu, Stream On January 1, 2021, the EU “conflict minerals” Regulation 2017/821 related to 3 TGs i.e. tin, tantalum, tungsten and gold came in force in the EU. The aim is to ensure that European importers of these materials source them from conflict-affected or high-risk areas responsibly, by establishing due diligence obligations according

ECJ renders judgement in Jumbocarry case: suspension provision Art. 103(3)b UCC applies to customs debt incurred under CCC

The ECJ just rendered a decision on the application of the suspension provisions of Article 103(3)b and 124(1)a of the UCC to customs debts incurred pursuant to the CCC before 1 May 2016 that had not yet become time-barred on that date, and rules that this application does not infringe with the principles of legal certainty and protection of legitimate expectations.    Author: Jikke Biermasz is attorney-at-law

European Commission sharpens pencil to control foreign subsidies in the EU

Authors: Christian Filippitsch, Max Seuster, Isabelle Rahman, Geert Goeteyn, Yves Melin, Charles Sauvage At a Glance… On 5 May 2021, the European Commission (the Commission) published its proposal for a far-reaching regulation (the Regulation) to tackle foreign subsidies that distort the level playing field in the EU Single Market. This legislative proposal builds on the

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    Germany - GvW Graf von Westphalen
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    Italy - Armela & Associati
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    Portugal - SPCA Advogados
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    United Kingdom - Reed Smith
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    Spain - Arola
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    Brazil - Uno Trade Strategy Advisors
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