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Evaluation of the EU regulations for electrical appliances

The Association for the Take-Back and Recycling of Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (VERE) e.V. has taken the opportunity to present an opinion on the EU Commission’s consultation. The statement pays special attention to aspects where the implementation of the WEEE Directive has been particularly difficult, for example achieving the targets for the collection of waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE).
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Save 20 per cent on copyright fees

Members of the VERE association, as distributors of products subject to royalties under the Copyright Act (UrhG), have the opportunity to join an overall agreement and save 20 per cent of the copyright fees due. Currently, you can join overall contracts for mobile phones, tablets, PCs, USB sticks and memory cards, smartwatches, hard drives and external burners through VERE:
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Traders dissatisfied with EPR policy

Six out of ten traders feel that the federal government is doing a poor or even very poor job with regard to the industry. Among other things, this is also due to the numerous legal requirements for their own business.
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The Future of Product Responsibility

At the end of a year 2022 that will be significantly shaped by the topic of “EPR”, we will join you in Berlin/Germany to look into the future of product responsibility directly in front of the Federal Chancellery, free of charge for VERE members, take-e-way and trade-e-bility customers as well as partners, authorities and associations. As the number of places is limited, please register at your earliest convenience.
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Spain: VERE opposes country-specific packaging labelling

As an association especially representing the interests of producers in terms of fair competition, VERE e.V. calls on the EU Commission to intervene and reject the development towards country-specific labelling and regulations that hinder the free movement of goods in the EU's internal market.
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The VERE association supports EU consultation on the Toys Directive

In all well-intentioned efforts to increase the protection goals of the Toys Directive, the concerns of SMEs must also be taken into account. In addition, the VERE association commented on the problem of manual signatures in the declaration of conformity.
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No fear of market surveillance thanks to technical documentation

In the interests of its members, the association VERE e.V. has discussed with AAMÜ representatives (AAMÜ = Market Surveillance Committee) of Baden-Württemberg/Germany whether there can be differences in the assessment of the technical documentation of an SME or a large-cap company, respectively what scope the AAMÜ perceives in this regard.
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Toys Directive: Your opinion is needed

The association VERE e.V. will participate in the EU consultation on the Toys Directive in the interests of its more than 3,900 members and asks for your opinion. We will make an overall statement as an association from your submissions. Please send your submissions to info@vereev.de by no later than 26 October 2021
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Save 20 per cent on copyright fees on smartwatches, hard drives and external disk burners

As a member of the association VERE e.V., you can become a party to an overall agreement as a distributor of products subject to copyright fees under the Copyright Act (UrhG) and save 20 per cent of the copyright fees payable.
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Regulatory challenges in trade with China

Diverging standards, double certification requirements or unclear regulatory procedures can limit the ability of companies to integrate their global value chains and are often a hurdle for market entry and trade in China. In cooperation with GIZ (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit), the VERE association provides a first insight into the challenges that arise in this context and lays a foundation for further in-depth discussions.
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