Upcoming Brazilian and French ABS laws

France: The French National Assembly voted on March 18th the new law with regards to biodiversity and reflecting the Nagoya Protocol implementation in France. This law ratifies the creations of the new French Agency for Biodiversity (AFB). This agency will be responsible for the implementation of the respecting law and therefore will be the main […]

Summary of the upcoming French ABS law

I came across an interesting article written by the law firm Evershed. This article briefly summarises the content of the new environmental French law which covers the issues related to the Nagoya Protocol. It gives the key aspects of the law with regards to ABS: Depending on the activities carried out, access to genetic resources or associated […]