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30 October 2009, 23:21 CET

Latest business news about EU law, legal issues and the European Court of Justice

Britain wins court ruling against ECB on euro banks

Britain wins court ruling against ECB on euro banks

Posted by EUbusiness at 04 March 2015, 10:40 CET |

Britain won a court challenge Wednesday against a European Central Bank ruling that required banks to base clearing houses dealing with euros in the eurozone.

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Public Relations Officer, Academy of European Law

Posted by Stephanie Hoffmann at 03 March 2015, 15:40 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Germany

The Academy of European Law is looking for a Public Relations Officer.

EU condemns 'arbitrary' Nemtsov funeral bans

EU condemns 'arbitrary' Nemtsov funeral bans

Posted by EUbusiness at 03 March 2015, 13:30 CET |
Filed under: politics, Russia, crime

The EU on Tuesday condemned Russia's "arbitrary" refusal to allow several prominent European figures to attend the funeral of assassinated opposition leader Boris Nemtsov.

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Paralegal Assistant Administrator, European Space Agency

Posted by ESA at 01 March 2015, 22:30 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Space, France

Vacancy in the Directorate of Directorate of Industry, Procurement and Legal Services of the European Space Agency for a Paralegal Assistant Administrator

Eight jailed in EUR 100m double Paris jewellery heist

Posted by EUbusiness at 24 February 2015, 08:50 CET |
Filed under: France, Crime

A French court has sentenced eight men to jail over a double heist at a Harry Winston jewellery shop in Paris in which they made off with gems and watches worth more than 100 million euros.

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Commission February infringements package: referrals to European Court of Justice

Posted by EUbusiness at 26 February 2015, 13:55 CET |
Filed under: EU Law

The European Commission on 25 February announced its monthly package of infringement decisions, legal actions it is pursuing against EU Member States for failing to comply properly with their obligations under EU law. The Commission took 276 decisions, which include 44 reasoned opinions and 9 referrals to the European Union's Court of Justice. The Commission also closed a number of cases where the issues with the Member States concerned have been solved without the Commission needing to pursue the procedure further.

EU backs Germany over US Iraq deserter asylum refusal

EU backs Germany over US Iraq deserter asylum refusal

Posted by EUbusiness at 26 February 2015, 13:30 CET |
Filed under: justice, Iraq, Germany, US

The EU's top court on Thursday backed a decision by Germany to deny asylum to a former US soldier who deserted on the grounds that the Iraq war was unlawful.

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Polish-qualified Banking - Finance lawyer, European Investment Bank

Posted by EIB at 23 February 2015, 16:30 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Poland, Finance

The EIB, the European Union's bank, is seeking to recruit for its Legal Department, Baltic Sea Division (MB), at its headquarters in Luxembourg, a Polish-qualified Banking - Finance lawyer.

Belgium remands man found with chainsaw near EU Parliament

Posted by EUbusiness at 03 February 2015, 12:40 CET |

A Belgian judge on Tuesday ordered a man found with a chainsaw and a gun near the European Parliament to be detained for a week on charges of threatening an attack.

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Egypt confirms mass death sentences for police killings

Posted by EUbusiness at 03 February 2015, 06:35 CET |
Filed under: Egypt, Islamists, trial, politics

An Egyptian court Monday confirmed death sentences against 183 men convicted of killing 13 policemen, in a verdict the European Union denounced as a violation of the country's human rights obligations.

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Man with chainsaw, gun arrested near European Parliament

Posted by EUbusiness at 02 February 2015, 18:10 CET |

Belgian police arrested a man who had a chainsaw and gun in his car near the European Parliament Monday, prompting the evacuation of several buildings, prosecutors said.

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Second French suspect charged over Luxleaks tax probe

Posted by EUbusiness at 23 January 2015, 21:15 CET |

A second French suspect was charged Friday with theft and money-laundering in ongoing investigations into the leaking of secret tax avoidance deals between Luxembourg and multinational companies.

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Rise in euro forgeries in second half of 2014: ECB

Posted by EUbusiness at 23 January 2015, 11:17 CET |
Filed under: ECB, fraud, money, counterfeit

The number of counterfeit euro banknotes withdrawn from circulation increased in the second half of 2014, the European Central Bank said on Friday.

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Hamas says EU appeal to keep it on terror list 'immoral'

Posted by EUbusiness at 19 January 2015, 15:00 CET |
Filed under: Israel, court

Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas slammed as "immoral" Monday an EU appeal to keep it on the bloc's terror blacklist, a month after a European court ordered its removal.

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EU challenges removal of Hamas from terror blacklist

EU challenges removal of Hamas from terror blacklist

Posted by EUbusiness at 19 January 2015, 15:55 CET |
Filed under: Headline1, Israel, court

The EU will appeal a controversial court decision ordering the removal of the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas from the bloc's terrorism blacklist, foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said Monday.

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Monaco can't trademark 'Monaco', EU court rules

Monaco can't trademark 'Monaco', EU court rules

Posted by EUbusiness at 15 January 2015, 23:55 CET |
Filed under: justice, trademark, Headline4, Monaco

Monaco cannot register its own name as a trademark because the principality is too well known on account of its royal family and Formula One race, an EU court ruled Thursday.

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London black taxis win EU court fight with minicabs

London black taxis win EU court fight with minicabs

Posted by EUbusiness at 14 January 2015, 23:05 CET |

London's iconic black taxis won a battle with private minicabs Wednesday as the European Court of Justice upheld their right to use bus lanes while excluding their competitors.

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Top EU lawyer clears ECB bond-buying

Top EU lawyer clears ECB bond-buying

Posted by EUbusiness at 14 January 2015, 13:05 CET |
Filed under: eurozone, court, ECB, Headline2, economy

A senior advisor to the EU's top court found Wednesday that a hugely controversial bond-buying programme by the European Central Bank is legal, clearing the way for the ECB to begin buying government debt.

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Europol says up to 5,000 EU nationals in jihadist ranks

Posted by EUbusiness at 13 January 2015, 18:55 CET |
Filed under: attacks, Charlie, France, Hebdo, Europol

Up to 5,000 European Union citizens have joined jihadist militant ranks, the head of European police agency Europol told British lawmakers on Tuesday.

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EU says Russia's Navalny verdict seems 'politically motivated'

Posted by EUbusiness at 30 December 2014, 18:15 CET |
Filed under: justice, politics, Navalny, Russia

The European Union said a Russian court's conviction Tuesday of opposition leader Alexei Navalny and his brother seemed to be politically motivated, while calling for restraint during any protests against the verdict.

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