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31 October 2009, 00:21 CET

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

Police height limit may discriminate against women: EU Court

Police height limit may discriminate against women: EU Court

Posted by EUbusiness at 18 October 2017, 23:10 CET |

A Greek law laying down a minimum height requirement irrespective of sex, as a criterion for admission to a police school, may discriminate against women, the EU's top court ruled on Wednesday.

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Anti-terrorism package

Posted by EUbusiness at 18 October 2017, 17:00 CET |
Filed under: Terrorism, Crime

The European Commission reports regularly on progress made towards creating an effective and genuine Security Union and is today presenting its 11th Progress Report, setting out a package of operational and practical anti-terrorism measures to be rolled out over the next 16 months.

EU green light for new rules to resolve tax disputes

EU green light for new rules to resolve tax disputes

Posted by EUbusiness at 10 October 2017, 16:55 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Headline1, Taxation, SMEs

EU finance ministers gave their green light Tuesday to a new system for resolving resolve tax disputes between Member States, including over double taxation, seen as a major obstacle for businesses.

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Lawyer (Course Director) in European Public Law, Academy of European Law

Posted by Stephanie Hoffmann at 09 October 2017, 14:05 CET |

The Academy of European Law in Trier/Germany is looking for a new Lawyer (Course Director) with expertise and/or professional experience in EU Asylum/Migration Law and/or Data Protection Law.

Legal Officer - Services, Capital, Persons and Programmes Division

Posted by EFTA at 05 October 2017, 18:25 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Trade

The European Free Trade Association (EFTA) Secretariat is looking to recruit a Legal Officer - Services, Capital, Persons and Programmes Division.

October 2017 infringements package: key decisions

Posted by EUbusiness at 05 October 2017, 00:04 CET |
Filed under: EU Law

In its October 2017 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.

Brussels takes legal action against Ireland over Apple taxes

Brussels takes legal action against Ireland over Apple taxes

Posted by EUbusiness at 04 October 2017, 23:35 CET |

The EU Commission has decided to refer Ireland to the European Court of Justice for failing to recover from Apple illegal State aid worth up to EUR 13 billion, as required by an earlier Commission decision.

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Technical Expert - Policy Officer, The European Biodiesel Board

Posted by EBB at 03 October 2017, 22:35 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Chemicals, Energy

The European Biodiesel Board has a vacancy for a Technical Expert - Policy Officer.

Head of Human Resources, European Union Judicial Cooperation Unit

Posted by Eurojust at 03 October 2017, 20:50 CET |
Filed under: Employment, Crime

Eurojust, the European Union's Judicial Cooperation Unit, is looking to recruit a Head of Human Resources.

Enforcement Officer, The European Consumer Organisation

Posted by European Consumers’ Organisation at 28 September 2017, 18:25 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Consumer

BEUC, the European Consumer Organisation, is seeking an Enforcement Officer.

Legal/Procurement Officer, European Global Navigation Satellite Systems Agency

Posted by GSA at 28 September 2017, 18:20 CET |

The European Global Navigation Satellite Systems Agency (GSA) has set up a selection procedure that aims to establish a reserve list for a Legal/Procurement Officer.

Head of the Corporate Communications Unit, The European Union's Judicial Cooperation Unit

Posted by Eurojust at 27 September 2017, 20:45 CET |
Filed under: Crime

The European Union's Judicial Cooperation Unit is looking to recruit a Head of the Resources Department.

Assistant Data Protection/Legal Officer, European Defence Agency

Posted by EDA at 27 September 2017, 20:40 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Defence

The European Defence Agency has a vacancy for an Assistant Data Protection/Legal Officer.

Banks must inform clients of risks of foreign currency loans: EU Court

Banks must inform clients of risks of foreign currency loans: EU Court

Posted by EUbusiness at 21 September 2017, 22:42 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Banking, Headline2

Banks lending in foreign currencies are under an obligation to provide sufficient information to enable a borrower to take prudent and well-informed decisions, the EU's top Court ruled Wednesday.

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EU-UN Spotlight Initiative to eliminate violence against women and girls

Posted by EUbusiness at 21 September 2017, 20:35 CET |

The European Union and the United Nations have launched a new partnership to eliminate all forms of violence against women and girls, backed by an initial dedicated financial envelope of EUR 500 million.

Brussels to launch new cyber-security agency

Brussels to launch new cyber-security agency

Posted by EUbusiness at 19 September 2017, 20:45 CET |
Filed under: Headline1, Internet, Crime

The European Union proposed Tuesday a set of measures to step up its cybersecurity capacity, including a cyber-safety scheme and other tools to ensure Europe is better equipped to deal with cyber-attacks.

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EU Court rejects Ryanair claim to Irish law for crew

EU Court rejects Ryanair claim to Irish law for crew

Posted by EUbusiness at 14 September 2017, 22:50 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Headline2, airlines

The European Court of Justice ruled against Ryanair Thursday in its battle to consider its cabin crew as Irish under Irish law in a case of air crew against Ryanair and its temporary staff agency Crewlink.

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EU Court upholds Italian farmer use of GM crops

EU Court upholds Italian farmer use of GM crops

Posted by EUbusiness at 14 September 2017, 13:35 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Headline2

EU Member States cannot adopt emergency measures regarding genetically modified food and feed without evidence of a serious risk to health or the environment, the EU's top Court ruled on Wednesday.

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EU Court orders review of EUR 1.06 bn fine on Intel

EU Court orders review of EUR 1.06 bn fine on Intel

Posted by EUbusiness at 07 September 2017, 00:30 CET |

The EU's top Court sent back for review Wednesday a previous General Court ruling which upheld a fine of EUR 1.06 billion imposed on Intel in 2009 by the Commission for abuse of a dominant position.

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EU Court dismisses challenge to migrant quota scheme

EU Court dismisses challenge to migrant quota scheme

Posted by EUbusiness at 06 September 2017, 22:20 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Headline1, migrants, refugees

The EU Court of Justice dismissed Wednesday cases brought by Slovakia and Hungary against the European Union's provisional mechanism for the mandatory relocation of asylum seekers.

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