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Pedestrians walk across Westminster Bridge in front of the Big Ben clock tower in London. (STEFAN WERMUTH/STEFAN WERMUTH/REUTERS)
Pedestrians walk across Westminster Bridge in front of the Big Ben clock tower in London. (STEFAN WERMUTH/STEFAN WERMUTH/REUTERS)

PART ONE: TAKING YOUR BUSINESS ABROAD

Navigating Europe is tempting but tricky Add to ...

Michael Moffatt, whose business, NexReg Compliance, helps companies navigate overseas regulations, still takes a certain pleasure in pointing to the European Union’s Commission Regulation 2257/94 as an example of why foreign markets can be hard to navigate.

For years, the rule set out the standards for the appropriate condition and curvature of bananas, including a minimum length of 14 centimetres and grade of 27 millimetres.

 

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