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In its April 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.
The European Court of Justice confirmed Thursday that in proving a cartel the Commission can rely on and use as evidence documents from national authorities other than competition authorities.
The Academy of European Law, based in Trier, Germany is looking to recruit a Project Lawyer in European Environmental Law (f/m).
A European Parliament committee is working on new privacy rules which would take account of new practices such as internet-based messaging and allow users better control of their privacy settings.
European justice systems received their annual inspection Monday, with the EU's Justice Scoreboard assessing the length of criminal court proceedings relating to money laundering for the first time.
The European Commission published on 10 April the 2017 EU Justice Scoreboard which gives a comparative overview of the efficiency, quality and independence of justice systems in the EU Member States.
EU states are justified in banning genetically modified food and feed only if they can establish a clear, urgent and serious risk to health and the environment, the top EU Court's adviser said on Thursday.
The European Court of Justice on Tuesday declared valid EU sanctions against Russian companies in response to the crisis in Ukraine, including Rosneft, the state-owned Russian oil giant.
Over 24,000 complaints were lodged in the first year of the EU's Online Dispute Resolution platform, launched in February 2016 to help consumers and traders resolve their disputes out-of-court.
MEPs on the EU Parliament's legal affairs committee gave their backing Thursday to new draft rules to make more books available in formats designed for blind and visually impaired people.
The European Commission set out new rules Wednesday to deepen partnership with national competition authorities by enabling them to be more effective enforcers of the EU's antitrust rules.
The EU Commission re-imposed a fine of EUR 776 million on 11 air cargo carriers Friday for operating a price–fixing cartel, re-adopting a decision annulled by the EU's top Court on procedural grounds.
The actions by armed forces during periods of armed conflict, within the meaning of international humanitarian law, may constitute 'terrorist acts', rules the European Court of Justice.
A telephone subscriber's consent to having their personal data published in one EU Member State makes it valid for another, the European Court of Justice declared in a ruling on Wednesday.
There is no right to be forgotten in respect of personal data in the companies register, although restricted access is possible after a company's dissolution, the EU's top court ruled on Thursday.
Gina Miller came to the European Parliament Wednesday, threatening to take the British government to court for a second time if it tried to bypass Parliament following its Brexit negotiations with the EU.
The cost of making a call to an after-sales telephone number must not exceed the cost of a standard call, the European Court of Justice ruled on Thursday.