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30 October 2009, 23:21 CET

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Project Manager, Victim Support Europe

Posted by VSE at 08 December 2016, 20:40 CET |
Filed under: Social, Crime

Victim Support Europe have a vacancy for a Project Manager.

EU takes action against UK and Germany over dieselgate

EU takes action against UK and Germany over dieselgate

Posted by EUbusiness at 08 December 2016, 21:45 CET |

The European Commission announced Thursday that it is to open infringement procedures against the 7 EU Member States for their handling of the dieselgate scandal.

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December 2016 infringements package: key decisions

Posted by EUbusiness at 08 December 2016, 15:45 CET |
Filed under: EU Law

In its December 2016 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.

Lawyer specialised in regulatory matters, European Investment Bank

Posted by EIB at 08 December 2016, 00:10 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Finance

The EIB, the European Union's bank, is seeking to recruit for its Legal Directorate (JU) - Legal Department, Corporate (CORP) - Financial Issues Division (FI) at its headquarters in Luxembourg, a Lawyer specialised in regulatory matters.

Legal & Executive Affairs Officer, EFTA Surveillance Authority

Posted by EFTA at 08 December 2016, 00:05 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Trade

The EFTA Surveillance Authority is looking to recruit a Legal & Executive Affairs Officer.

Commission, Germany agree road toll compromise

Commission, Germany agree road toll compromise

Posted by EUbusiness at 01 December 2016, 23:25 CET |

The European Commission and Germany finally reached agreement Thursday on a solution to end a long-running legal dispute over the planned introduction of a road charge for passenger cars in Germany.

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EU-U.S. Data Protection "Umbrella Agreement" - questions & answers

Posted by EUbusiness at 01 December 2016, 14:45 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, USA, Data protection

The EU-US data protection "Umbrella Agreement", given the green light by the European Parliament on 1 December, puts in place a comprehensive high-level data protection framework for EU-US law enforcement cooperation.

Lawyer (Course Director) for European Private Law with special expertise in European Consumer Law, Academy of European Law

Posted by Stephanie Hoffmann at 01 December 2016, 13:15 CET |
Filed under: EU Law

The Academy of European Law in Trier, Germany is looking for a Lawyer (Course Director) for European Private Law with special expertise in European Consumer Law.

Public has a right to information on pesticide dangers, rules EU Court

Public has a right to information on pesticide dangers, rules EU Court

Posted by EUbusiness at 24 November 2016, 13:20 CET |

Safety tests conducted by the chemical industry and used by regulators to assess the dangers of pesticides must be disclosed, the EU's top court ruled on Wednesday.

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Senior Editor, Practical Law EU, Thomson Reuters

Posted by Thomson Reuters at 23 November 2016, 12:55 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Media

Thomson Reuters are looking for a Senior Editor, Practical Law EU.

November 2016 infringements package: key decisions

Posted by EUbusiness at 17 November 2016, 15:40 CET |
Filed under: EU Law

In its November 2016 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.

Legal Counsel in the field of EU constitutional and administrative law

Posted by ECB at 17 November 2016, 11:00 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Finance

The European Central Bank, based in Frankfurt, has a vacancy for a Legal Counsel in the field of EU constitutional and administrative law.

French practice on out-of-print books against copyright directive: EU Court

French practice on out-of-print books against copyright directive: EU Court

Posted by EUbusiness at 17 November 2016, 00:55 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Media, Headline2

The EU's copyright directive protects the rights of authors against exploitation through the digital reproduction of out-of-print books, the eU's top court ruled on Wednesday.

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Bank lender can be penalised for not including all information: EU Court

Bank lender can be penalised for not including all information: EU Court

Posted by EUbusiness at 10 November 2016, 00:35 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Consumer, Finance

Failure by a lender to include essential information in its credit agreement with a consumer could deprive the lender of entitlement to interest and charges, the EU's top court has ruled.

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Hungarian ad tax 'breaches EU State aid rules'

Posted by EUbusiness at 08 November 2016, 15:45 CET |

The Hungarian advertisement tax is in breach of EU State aid rules, the European Commission has found, because its progressive tax rates grant a selective advantage to certain companies.

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France Télécom loses pensions appeal at EU Court

France Télécom loses pensions appeal at EU Court

Posted by EUbusiness at 27 October 2016, 14:25 CET |

The EU Court of Justice rejected Wednesday an appeal by France Télécom against a European Commission decision over the company's financing of reform of pensions for its civil servants.

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EU Court advisor upholds Intel appeal against record EU fine

EU Court advisor upholds Intel appeal against record EU fine

Posted by EUbusiness at 20 October 2016, 19:20 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Headline2, Competition

Intel's appeal against the imposition by the EU of a EUR 1.06 billion fine for abuse of its dominant position should be referred back to the European Court of Justice, its Advocate General said on Thursday.

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Websites can store IP Addresses, rules EU Court

Websites can store IP Addresses, rules EU Court

Posted by EUbusiness at 20 October 2016, 18:41 CET |

A website operator can store certain personal data relating to visitors of the site if it helps to identify the visitor and also to protect itself against cyber attacks, the EU's top court ruled on Thursday.

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Only original software can be resold, rules top EU court

Only original software can be resold, rules top EU court

Posted by EUbusiness at 12 October 2016, 22:40 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Media, Headline2, Internet

The owner of a computer program with an unlimited user licence is entitled to resell the original, the EU's top court ruled on Wednesday, but not a back-up copy if the original is not available.

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Germany in EU dock over road toll plan

Germany in EU dock over road toll plan

Posted by EUbusiness at 29 September 2016, 19:25 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Cars, Headline2

Germany was referred Thursday to the EU Court of Justice over its plan to introduce a road charging scheme for private vehicles (PKW-Maut) which, according to the European Commission, is discriminatory.

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