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31 October 2009, 00:21 CET

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

New EU insolvency rules enter in force

New EU insolvency rules enter in force

Posted by EUbusiness at 27 June 2017, 22:21 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Headline2, SMEs, Finance

New rules on cross-border insolvency proceedings, first proposed in 2012 and adopted by EU legislators in 2015 to facilitate debt recovery, entered into force throughout the European Union on Monday.

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Non-EU nationals entitled to social benefits: EU Court

Non-EU nationals entitled to social benefits: EU Court

Posted by EUbusiness at 21 June 2017, 23:43 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Headline2, Social

A non-EU national holding a single work permit in a Member State enjoys, as a general rule, the social security benefits provided for that state's nationals, the EU's top Court ruled on Wednesday.

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EU Internal Market Policy Adviser, UK Law Societies

Posted by Law Society at 15 June 2017, 00:05 CET |
Filed under: EU Law

The UK Law Society is looking to recruit an EU Internal Market Policy Adviser.

Lawyer/Project Lead - EU Environment and Chemicals, ClientEarth

Posted by ClientEarth at 14 June 2017, 23:45 CET |
Filed under: EU Law-environment

ClientEarth has a vacancy for a Lawyer/Project Lead – EU Environment and Chemicals.

June 2017 infringements package: key decisions

Posted by EUbusiness at 14 June 2017, 23:05 CET |
Filed under: EU Law

In its June 2017 monthly package of infringement decisions, the European Commission is pursuing legal action against EU Member States for failing to comply with their obligations under EU law.

Gibraltar and UK are single entity, says EU Court

Gibraltar and UK are single entity, says EU Court

Posted by EUbusiness at 14 June 2017, 15:15 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Headline2, Gibraltar, UK

Providing services by operators established in Gibraltar to persons established in the UK constitutes, in EU law, a situation confined in all respects within a single Member State, the EU's top court has ruled.

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European Public Prosecutor's Office

Posted by EUbusiness at 08 June 2017, 22:00 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, fraud

in the Justice council of 8 June, 20 EU Member States reached a political agreement on the establishment of the new European Public Prosecutor's Office under enhanced cooperation.

Top EU Court upholds ban on sugar health claims

Top EU Court upholds ban on sugar health claims

Posted by EUbusiness at 08 June 2017, 15:39 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Headline2, Health

The EU's top Court upheld a Commission ban on health claims relating to glucose Thursday, saying these encouraged sugar consumption against generally accepted principles of nutrition and health.

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Worker entitled to paid holiday: EU Court opinion

Worker entitled to paid holiday: EU Court opinion

Posted by EUbusiness at 08 June 2017, 15:18 CET |

It is incompatible with EU law to require a worker to take leave first before establishing whether he is entitled to be paid for it, EU Court of Justice Advocate General Tanchev made clear in an opinion Thursday.

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EU Public Affairs Economist, European Association of the Machine Tool Industries

Posted by CECIMO at 08 June 2017, 00:00 CET |
Filed under: EU Law

CECIMO seeks an EU Public Affairs Economist within its secretariat team based in Brussels.

Executive Director, European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Cooperation

Posted by Europol at 06 June 2017, 14:00 CET |
Filed under: Crime

Europol, the European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Cooperation, is looking to recruit an Executive Director.

New European crime investigation tool comes into force

New European crime investigation tool comes into force

Posted by EUbusiness at 22 May 2017, 22:48 CET |
Filed under: Headline2, Crime

A new tool to help European authorities fight crime and terrorism came into force Monday, simplifying the work of judicial authorities when they request evidence located in another EU country.

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May 2017 infringements package: key decisions

Posted by EUbusiness at 17 May 2017, 13:45 CET |
Filed under: EU Law

In its May 2017 monthly package of infringement decisions, the European Commission is pursuing legal action against EU Member States for failing to comply with their obligations under EU law.

Free trade deals cannot be agreed by EU alone: EU Court

Free trade deals cannot be agreed by EU alone: EU Court

Posted by EUbusiness at 16 May 2017, 15:33 CET |

The EU Commission cannot conclude trade deals without the approval of national parliaments,when they contain investment dispute systems that supersede national courts, the EU's top court ruled on Tuesday.

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Uber still needs licences: EU Court advisor

Uber still needs licences: EU Court advisor

Posted by EUbusiness at 11 May 2017, 18:45 CET |

The innovative Uber electronic taxi platform is required to obtain necessary transport licences under national law, a European Court advocate general made clear in an opinion Thursday.

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German law on worker participation compatible with EU law: EU Court

German law on worker participation compatible with EU law: EU Court

Posted by EUbusiness at 04 May 2017, 13:39 CET |

Advocate-general Saugmandsgaard Øe confirmed in an Opinion from the European Court of Justice Thursday that German law on employee participation is compatible with EU law.

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Brussels issues guidelines on green justice

Brussels issues guidelines on green justice

Posted by EUbusiness at 02 May 2017, 22:36 CET |

The EU Commission issued a guidance document on access to green justice Friday, outlining how the public can hold authorities to account on environmental matters.

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April 2017 infringements package: key decisions

Posted by EUbusiness at 27 April 2017, 22:40 CET |
Filed under: EU Law

In its April 2017 monthly package of infringement decisions, the European Commission is pursuing legal action against EU Member States for failing to comply with their obligations under EU law.

EU Court of Justice rejects banana cartel appeal

EU Court of Justice rejects banana cartel appeal

Posted by EUbusiness at 27 April 2017, 18:40 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Headline2, Competition

The European Court of Justice confirmed Thursday that in proving a cartel the Commission can rely on and use as evidence documents from national authorities other than competition authorities.

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