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31 October 2009, 00:21 CET

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

Russia's Rosneft takes EU to court over sanctions

Posted by EUbusiness at 17 October 2014, 18:00 CET |
Filed under: Ukraine, court, Russia, sanctions

Russian oil giant Rosneft and a close associate of President Vladimir Putin are fighting the EU in court over sanctions imposed on some of Russia's biggest companies, an official website indicated Friday.

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Spanish judge sets EUR 3m bail for ex-IMF head in credit card scandal

Posted by EUbusiness at 16 October 2014, 22:40 CET |
Filed under: banking, court, Spain, crime

A Spanish judge on Thursday ordered ex-IMF head Rodrigo Rato to pay a three-million-euro bond as a court probes allegations that former bank bosses spent millions on nightclubs, safaris and other treats using company credit cards.

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EU court orders Tamil Tigers' removal from terror list

Posted by EUbusiness at 16 October 2014, 19:00 CET |
Filed under: SriLanka, sanctions, court, politics

A European court on Thursday ordered Brussels to remove Sri Lanka's Tamil Tigers from an EU terror list, but said the group's assets should stay frozen pending further legal action.

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EU pursues Hungary over foreign ownership land law

EU pursues Hungary over foreign ownership land law

Posted by EUbusiness at 16 October 2014, 17:50 CET |

The EU launched legal action against Hungary on Thursday arguing that a ban on foreign ownership of land pushed through by the right-wing government of Viktor Orban was illegal.

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Banking / Finance Lawyer, European Investment Bank

Posted by EUbusiness at 16 October 2014, 15:30 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Finance, Luxembourg

The EIB, the European Investment Bank, is seeking for its Legal Directorate (JU), Legal Department, Operations (OPS) at its headquarters in Luxembourg, Banking / Finance Lawyers.

Red tape bonfire 'could keep Britain in EU': report

Red tape bonfire 'could keep Britain in EU': report

Posted by EUbusiness at 14 October 2014, 22:30 CET |

Plans by Brussels to slash the red tape that businesses face could help keep Britain in the European Union, the man behind the proposals Edmund Stoiber said on Tuesday.

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Budget Officer, European Agency for the operational management of large-scale information systems in the area of freedom, security and justice

Posted by eu-LISA at 13 October 2014, 18:40 CET |
Filed under: justice, Estonia

Applicants are invited for the position of Budget Officer at the European Agency for the operational management of large-scale information systems in the area of freedom, security and justice (eu-LISA).

Austrian ex-MEP loses appeal over jail term for corruption

Austrian ex-MEP loses appeal over jail term for corruption

Posted by EUbusiness at 13 October 2014, 19:10 CET |

Former Austrian interior minister and Euro-MP Ernst Strasser lost Monday a final appeal against a jail term for offering to change legislation in Brussels in exchange for money.

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Record million-euro payout for Romania child AIDS victim

Posted by EUbusiness at 09 October 2014, 18:02 CET |
Filed under: Health, Romania, AIDS, justice, children

A Romanian woman who contracted HIV as a baby in hospital in 1990 will receive one million euros in compensation after a landmark court decision in the country with Europe's highest number of child AIDS victims.

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EU, Japan press for war crimes probes in North Korea

Posted by EUbusiness at 09 October 2014, 14:35 CET |
Filed under: sanctions, rights, NKorea, UN, warcrimes, Japan

The European Union and Japan are asking the United Nations to press for war crimes prosecutions in North Korea following a report that laid bare Pyongyang's brutality, according to a draft resolution circulating Thursday.

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EU top court sees no fault in 'medical tourism'

EU top court sees no fault in 'medical tourism'

Posted by EUbusiness at 09 October 2014, 23:15 CET |
Filed under: medicine, health, Headline3, court

The EU's top court, ruling on a so-called "medical tourism" case, said patients seeking treatment in another member state should have the cost covered by their home authorities if local care is not available in "good time."

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Belgium Islamist 'no different to Pussy Riot', trial hears

Posted by EUbusiness at 08 October 2014, 18:50 CET |
Filed under: Belgium, Syria, court

A hardline Islamist accused of inspiring dozens of young Belgians to fight jihad in Syria is no different from feminist activists Femen and Pussy Riot, his lawyer said on Wednesday.

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Danish PM pledges referendum on EU opt-outs

Posted by EUbusiness at 07 October 2014, 15:15 CET |
Filed under: politics, Denmark, crime

Denmark intends to hold a referendum on whether to keep its opt-outs of the European Union's justice and home affairs rules, Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt said on Tuesday.

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Russia sets 'high price' for release of Lithuanian trawler: lawyer

Posted by EUbusiness at 07 October 2014, 14:50 CET |
Filed under: court, Lithuania, Russia, fishing

A Russian court on Tuesday demanded a bond of almost $3 million dollars for the release of a Lithuanian trawler seized by border guards to the alarm of the EU, a lawyer for the vessel's owner said.

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Secretary General, Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe

Posted by CCBE at 06 October 2014, 12:45 CET |
Filed under: EU Law

The Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE) is seeking applications for the position of Secretary General.

Legal adviser, PensionsEurope

Posted by PensionsEurope at 01 October 2014, 18:25 CET |

PensionsEurope, the voice for workplace pensions in Europe, is looking for a full-time legal adviser (m/f) to join its Brussels secretariat.

Russian court to rule on seized Lithuanian fishing boat

Posted by EUbusiness at 01 October 2014, 16:30 CET |

A Russian court is due to decide next week whether to release a Lithuanian fishing boat that was seized by Russian border guards to the alarm of the EU, the owner's lawyer said Wednesday.

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Deadly 'bath salts' legal high banned across EU

Posted by EUbusiness at 25 September 2014, 16:35 CET |
Filed under: drugs, Headline3, Health, crime

The European Union banned Thursday the party drug nicknamed "bath salts" and other so-called legal highs that have been linked to nearly 150 deaths.

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