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Oppenhoff has once again comprehensively advised the EIC Fund on its German investments. This time, the EIC Fund invested together with Dr. Hans Riegel Holding GmbH (one of the two shareholder holding companies of the Haribo Group) and REWE in the Hamburg biotech start-up Infinite Roots. The investment was in the form of an equity investment under the "Horizon Europe Programme" as part of a second closing of the Series B financing round.
The European legal framework for due diligence obligations in supply chains has been finalised. The EU member states and the EU Parliament's chief negotiators have agreed on key points for a directive on supply chain compliance (Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive/ CSDDD or CS3D for short), which was still subject to approval by the Parliament and the mem-ber states.
From 1 October 2023, importers of CO2-intensive goods will be required to submit a quarterly report to the European Commission on the CO2 emissions caused by the production of the imported goods. Companies will have to submit their first report by 31 January 2024 at the latest.