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31 October 2009, 00:21 CET

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

Kosovo's parliament votes in favour of war crime court

Kosovo's parliament votes in favour of war crime court

Posted by EUbusiness at 03 August 2015, 20:15 CET |

Kosovo's parliament on Monday amended the constitution to allow the creation of a special EU-backed court to examine war crimes allegedly committed by ethnic Albanian guerrillas during the 1998-1999 war.

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Company Formation in Turkey

Posted by Herdem Gültekin at 29 July 2015, 10:35 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Turkey, Companies, Finance

At Ketenci&Ketenci we regularly assist foreign corporations and investors to form new companies and branches in Turkey. Thanks to the Turkish Direct Foreign Investment regulation; foreign investors can incorporate or participate in all types of companies in Turkey which are available for local investors in accordance with the equal treatment principle.

Mergers and Acquisitions in Turkey

Posted by Herdem Gültekin at 29 July 2015, 10:30 CET |

Mergers and Acquisitions (“M&A”) is defined as the combining of two or more companies or buying-selling or dividing of two or more companies as a part of corporate finance in order to grow rapidly in business field of activity.

Joint Ventures in Turkey

Posted by Herdem Gültekin at 29 July 2015, 10:25 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Turkey

Joint ventures with the participation of foreign shareholders became very popular in Turkey, especially after the late 1980s. The major reasons behind this popularity were the necessity to attract foreign investment, and the significant improvement in the Turkish economy.

Huhtamaki to appeal fine for cartel pricing

Posted by EUbusiness at 24 July 2015, 11:50 CET |

Finnish packing company Huhtamaki will launch an appeal of a European Commission fine for cartel pricing, the company announced on Friday.

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Legal Policy Officer, European Network of National Human Rights Institutions

Posted by ENNHRI at 24 July 2015, 00:05 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, human rights

To support and develop its expanding policy agenda, the European Network of National Human Rights Institutions (ENNHRI) opens a vacancy for a Legal Policy Officer.

Drop in euro forgeries in second half of 2014: ECB

Drop in euro forgeries in second half of 2014: ECB

Posted by EUbusiness at 17 July 2015, 12:20 CET |
Filed under: euro, fraud, ECB, counterfeit

The number of counterfeit euro banknotes withdrawn from circulation decreased in the first six months of 2015, the European Central Bank said on Friday.

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Bosnian Serbs to vote on state court system

Bosnian Serbs to vote on state court system

Posted by EUbusiness at 15 July 2015, 22:30 CET |
Filed under: politics, Court, Serbs, Bosnia

Legislators in Bosnia's semi-autonomous Serb entity on Wednesday backed the holding of a referendum on whether to continue to recognise the state court system, Fena news agency said.

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Fisheries Lawyer, ClientEarth

Posted by ClientEarth at 07 July 2015, 14:25 CET |

ClientEarth has a vacancy for an Environmental Lawyer (fisheries).

Top Greece court rules referendum can go ahead

Posted by EUbusiness at 03 July 2015, 19:20 CET |
Filed under: debt, court, referendum, Greece

Greece's top administrative court ruled Friday that a weekend referendum asking voters whether or not they support bailout conditions can go ahead, rejecting a challenge by two individuals.

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Greece's top court to rule on legality of referendum

Posted by EUbusiness at 02 July 2015, 19:05 CET |

Greece's top administrative court, the Council of State, is to rule on the legality of the government's rushed bailout referendum set for this weekend, judicial sources said Thursday.

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Thailand slammed for 'disturbing' student sedition charges

Posted by EUbusiness at 30 June 2015, 08:20 CET |
Filed under: Thailand, rights, court, politics

The European Union hit out at Thailand's junta Tuesday for pursuing sedition charges against a group of anti-coup student activists, describing their arrest and prosecution in a military court as a "disturbing development".

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Greece could seek legal action against euro exit: report

Posted by EUbusiness at 30 June 2015, 02:20 CET |
Filed under: IMF, Greece, politics, law, economy

Greece could seek legal action to stop the country being forced out of the eurozone if it fails to seal a debt deal, The Daily Telegraph reported on Monday.

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Kosovo fails to amend constitution on warcrime court

Posted by EUbusiness at 27 June 2015, 02:27 CET |
Filed under: Kosovo, Serbia, warcrimes

Kosovo's parliament on Friday failed to adopt constitutional amendments needed for the creation of a special court that would handle war crimes allegedly committed by former ethnic Albanian guerrillas.

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Austria to file EU complaint against UK nuclear plant

Austria to file EU complaint against UK nuclear plant

Posted by EUbusiness at 23 June 2015, 23:25 CET |

Austria will next week officially file a legal complaint in Brussels against state subsidies for Britain's planned new Hinkley Point nuclear power plant, the government in Vienna said on Tuesday.

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European cyber police unit to take on Islamic State propaganda

European cyber police unit to take on Islamic State propaganda

Posted by EUbusiness at 22 June 2015, 16:00 CET |

European police agency Europol says it is launching a continent-wide cybercrime unit to combat social media accounts promoting jihadist propaganda, particularly those of the Islamic State (IS) group.

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EU takes legal action against German road toll

EU takes legal action against German road toll

Posted by EUbusiness at 18 June 2015, 19:45 CET |

The European Commission is taking legal action against German plans to introduce a road toll for its motorways, says EU Transport Commissioner Violeta Bulc, amid concerns it discriminated against non-Germans.

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Kosovo ex-guerillas protest against war crimes court

Posted by EUbusiness at 17 June 2015, 13:50 CET |
Filed under: court, Serbia, warcrimes, Kosovo

Some 1,000 Kosovo Albanians, mostly veterans of the 1990s war with Serbia, protested Wednesday against the creation of a special court that would handle war crimes allegedly committed by former ethnic Albanian guerrillas.

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'Lego man' trademark challenge blocked by EU court

'Lego man' trademark challenge blocked by EU court

Posted by EUbusiness at 16 June 2015, 12:05 CET |

The shape of Danish toy giant Lego's famous figurines is a protected trademark, an EU court ruled Tuesday, blocking a move by a rival company that wanted to copy them.

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Top EU court backs ECB's bond-buying scheme

Posted by EUbusiness at 16 June 2015, 20:35 CET |
Filed under: ECB, justice, Germany, Headline3, bank, economy

The European Central Bank scored a landmark victory when the EU's top court ruled its scheme to buy potentially unlimited amounts of government bonds was legal.

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