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31 October 2009, 00:21 CET

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

EU says Russia's jailing of Ukrainian filmmaker 'in breach of international law'

Posted by EUbusiness at 25 August 2015, 18:40 CET |

The EU sharply criticised Russia on Tuesday for the jailing of Ukrainian filmmaker and Kremlin critic Oleg Sentsov, calling it a violation of international law.

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Denmark to hold referendum on Europol in December

Denmark to hold referendum on Europol in December

Posted by EUbusiness at 21 August 2015, 16:40 CET |
Filed under: Denmark, referendum, Europol

Denmark will hold a referendum December 3 on whether to keep its opt-out to the EU's justice and home affairs rules, it said on Friday.

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Director International Legal Affairs, European Patent Office

Posted by EPO at 21 August 2015, 13:35 CET |

The European Patent Office in Munich is seeking a Director International Legal Affairs.

Head of Legal Affairs Division, European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites

Posted by EUMETSAT at 21 August 2015, 13:20 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Environment

EUMETSAT, the European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites, is now inviting well qualified candidates from its Member States to apply for the post of Head of Legal Affairs Division.

Russia jails Estonian policeman for 15 years for spying

Posted by EUbusiness at 19 August 2015, 23:50 CET |

A Russian court has sentenced an Estonian policeman to 15 years in jail on espionage charges in a move slammed by the European Union, as tensions spike over the Ukraine crisis.

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EU urges Russia to free 'immediately' jailed Estonian policeman

Posted by EUbusiness at 19 August 2015, 12:40 CET |

EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini urged Russia to free an Estonian policeman it sentenced Wednesday to 15 years' jail on espionage charges, denouncing his "abduction" as a breach of international law.

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Kosovo Serb leader hospitalised due to hunger strike

Posted by EUbusiness at 15 August 2015, 17:32 CET |
Filed under: Kosovo, Serbs, warcrimes

A top Kosovo Serb politician detained over suspected war crimes against ethnic Albanians has been hospitalised after his health deteriorated from a hunger strike, a medical official said Saturday.

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Spanish, Dutch police smash European ecstasy ring

Posted by EUbusiness at 08 August 2015, 12:07 CET |
Filed under: Spain, Netherlands, crime, drugs

Spanish and Dutch police have smashed a ring that distributed the party drug ecstasy across the European Union, Spain's interior ministry said Saturday.

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Procurement Expert, European Organisation for the Safety of Air Navigation

Posted by Eurocontrol at 04 August 2015, 22:00 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Transport

Eurocontrol, the European Organisation for the Safety of Air Navigation, is looking to recruit a Procurement Expert.

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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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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