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31 October 2009, 00:21 CET

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

Germany sent to EU court over airport security

Germany sent to EU court over airport security

Posted by EUbusiness at 28 May 2015, 13:45 CET |

The EU referred Germany to court Thursday for failing to regularly monitor security measures at some airports, but said it was not related to the Germanwings crash.

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EU court jails 11 ex-Kosovo fighters over war crimes

EU court jails 11 ex-Kosovo fighters over war crimes

Posted by EUbusiness at 27 May 2015, 18:55 CET |
Filed under: justice, warcrimes, Kosovo

A European Union-run court Wednesday sentenced 11 former Kosovo guerrilla fighters, including two high-ranking officers, to up to 12 years behind bars for crimes during the 1990s war for independence.

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Legal Affairs & Trade Policy Adviser, European Engineering Industries Association

Posted by Orgalime at 27 May 2015, 16:45 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Trade

Orgalime is currently looking for an Adviser on Legal Affairs and Trade Policy, to reinforce the Orgalime Legal and Trade Policy department.

Russia's new 'undesirables' law draws Western ire

Posted by EUbusiness at 24 May 2015, 23:05 CET |
Filed under: law, rights, NGO, politics, Headline2, Russia

The European Union joined the United States on Sunday in condemning a Russian crackdown on "undesirable" NGOs, calling it a "worrying step" that would stifle free speech.

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Senior Specialist within the Corporate Communications Group, European Police Office

Posted by Europol at 21 May 2015, 21:15 CET |
Filed under: Crime

Applications are invited for the position of Senior Specialist within the Corporate Communications Grou at the European Police Office (Europol).

Europe migrant terror threat overblown: experts

Posted by EUbusiness at 21 May 2015, 16:32 CET |

The arrest in Italy of a terror suspect posing as a boat migrant has fuelled nightmare scenarios of jihadist infiltration of Europe, but experts say the threat is overblown and attacks by homegrown extremists are more likely.

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Con man sentenced in absentia in France for million-euro hoax

Posted by EUbusiness at 20 May 2015, 04:00 CET |
Filed under: banking, crime, court, France

A con man who swindled dozens of French banks and businesses into giving him millions of euros by pretending to be their boss or a secret service agent, was sentenced in absentia to seven years in jail on Wednesday.

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Head of Legal and Procurement Department, European Global Navigation Satellite Systems Agency

Posted by GSA at 20 May 2015, 12:10 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Czech Republic

The European Global Navigation Satellite Systems Agency (GSA) has set up a selection procedure that aims to establish a reserve list (five-year contract with the possibility of a renewal for a fixed period and a further renewal for an indefinite period on the conditions set out in the Staff Regulations and in the Conditions of Employment for Other Servants) for a Head of Legal and Procurement Department.

Hungary's Orban angers EU over death penalty, migrants

Hungary's Orban angers EU over death penalty, migrants

Posted by EUbusiness at 19 May 2015, 23:45 CET |

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban angered EU lawmakers and officials Tuesday by insisting that Budapest had the right to debate closing the door to migrants and reintroducing the death penalty.

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Better Regulation Agenda

Posted by EUbusiness at 19 May 2015, 17:55 CET |

The European Commission adopted on 19 May its Better Regulation Agenda. This comprehensive package of reforms covering the entire policy cycle will boost openness and transparency in the EU decision-making process, improve the quality of new laws through better impact assessments of draft legislation and amendments, and promote constant and consistent review of existing EU laws, so that EU policies achieve their objectives in the most effective and efficient way.

EU promises more transparency to meet eurosceptic demands

EU promises more transparency to meet eurosceptic demands

Posted by EUbusiness at 19 May 2015, 23:35 CET |

The European Commission promised Tuesday to slash bureaucracy and increase transparency to meet demands led by eurosceptic Britain that the EU mind its own business and give Member States more say.

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EU Parliament lifts immunity for Sarkozy aide

Posted by EUbusiness at 19 May 2015, 15:55 CET |

The European Parliament on Tuesday lifted the immunity of a French lawmaker wanted for questioning by judges over a scandal relating to the funding of former president Nicolas Sarkozy's 2012 presidential campaign.

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EU denounces Morsi death sentence

Posted by EUbusiness at 17 May 2015, 22:12 CET |
Filed under: Egypt, politics, unrest, trial, Morsi

The European Union denounced Sunday the death sentence handed down against Egypt's ousted president Mohamed Morsi and at least 100 others, noting the penalty stemmed from a flawed trial.

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Chinese thieves get five years for EUR 453,000 Monaco ring scam

Posted by EUbusiness at 13 May 2015, 03:10 CET |
Filed under: jewellery, crime, trial, China, Monaco, France

A French court on Wednesday handed three Chinese thieves five-year jail terms for stealing a ring worth nearly half a million euros from a Monaco jewellery store and replacing it with a fake.

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EU court rejects Commissioner's claim he was forced to resign

EU court rejects Commissioner's claim he was forced to resign

Posted by EUbusiness at 12 May 2015, 10:05 CET |

An EU court on Tuesday rejected former health commissioner John Dalli's claim that he had been wrongfully forced to resign over a tobacco-linked influence-peddling probe.

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Hungary can restore death penalty only if it leaves EU: Barroso

Posted by EUbusiness at 10 May 2015, 23:25 CET |
Filed under: politics, Hungary, Headline4, crime

Hungary could bring in the death penalty but only if it leaves the EU, former Commission president Jose Manuel Barroso said in response to calls by Hungarian premier Viktor Orban for debate on its restoration.

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Hungary's Orban wants free rein on death penalty

Hungary's Orban wants free rein on death penalty

Posted by EUbusiness at 08 May 2015, 14:40 CET |
Filed under: crime, Hungary, politics, Headline3, Orban

Hungarian Prime Minster Viktor Orban raised again on Friday the thorny topic of the death penalty in the European Union, saying member states should be able to decide on the issue themselves.

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Cannes hit by EUR 17.5m jewel heist ahead of film fest

Posted by EUbusiness at 07 May 2015, 00:55 CET |
Filed under: crime, France

Four robbers looted 17.5 million euros in jewellery and watches from a boutique in the French resort town of Cannes just days before the start of its star-studded film festival, sources said Thursday.

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