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30 October 2009, 23:21 CET

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

MEPs back plans to adapt more books for blind people

MEPs back plans to adapt more books for blind people

Posted by EUbusiness at 24 March 2017, 00:13 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Culture, Headline2

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.

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EU looks to boost power of national competition authorities

EU looks to boost power of national competition authorities

Posted by EUbusiness at 22 March 2017, 22:35 CET |

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.

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Legal Advisor, European Chemicals Agency

Posted by ECHA at 21 March 2017, 14:20 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Chemicals

The European Chemicals Agency has a vacancy for a Legal Advisor

EU re-imposes EUR 776m fines on air cargo cartel

EU re-imposes EUR 776m fines on air cargo cartel

Posted by EUbusiness at 18 March 2017, 23:40 CET |

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.

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Action of armed forces in conflicts can be terrorist acts: EU Court

Action of armed forces in conflicts can be terrorist acts: EU Court

Posted by EUbusiness at 16 March 2017, 00:50 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Defence, Headline2

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.

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Phone subscriber's data consent valid for all member states: EU Court

Phone subscriber's data consent valid for all member states: EU Court

Posted by EUbusiness at 16 March 2017, 14:09 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Headline2

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.

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Building Infrastructure Assistant, European Agency for the operational management of large-scale IT systems in the area of freedom, security and justice

Posted by eu-LISA at 13 March 2017, 00:05 CET |
Filed under: EU Law

The European Agency for the operational management of large-scale IT systems in the area of freedom, security and justice (eu-LISA) has a vacancy for a Building Infrastructure Assistant.

'Right to be forgotten' in companies register limited: EU Court

'Right to be forgotten' in companies register limited: EU Court

Posted by EUbusiness at 09 March 2017, 17:58 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Headline2

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.

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Gina Miller threatens second court case against UK government

Gina Miller threatens second court case against UK government

Posted by EUbusiness at 08 March 2017, 22:25 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Headline1, UK

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.

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After-sales calls should not be excessive: EU Court

After-sales calls should not be excessive: EU Court

Posted by EUbusiness at 03 March 2017, 00:22 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Headline2, Telecoms

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.

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Court backs EU anti-dumping measures against Chinese solar panels

Court backs EU anti-dumping measures against Chinese solar panels

Posted by EUbusiness at 28 February 2017, 18:41 CET |

The EU's top court gave its backing Tuesday to anti-dumping duties imposed by the EU in respect of imports of solar panels and key components originating in and consigned from China.

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Austria misrepresentation of government debt data

Posted by EUbusiness at 23 February 2017, 13:35 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Austria, Facts & Figures

The European Commission adopted a proposal for a Council implementing decision on 22 February for Austria to pay a fine of EUR 29.8 million for the misrepresentation of some government debt data.

Tax exemptions for Church run schools do not breach state aid rules: EU Court

Tax exemptions for Church run schools do not breach state aid rules: EU Court

Posted by EUbusiness at 16 February 2017, 18:50 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Headline2, Spain

As a rule, tax exemptions for Church-run schools do not breach prohibitions on state aid, the EU Court's Advocate General stated Thursday in an Opinion on building work for a Catholic school in Spain.

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February 2017 infringements package: key decisions

Posted by EUbusiness at 16 February 2017, 00:52 CET |
Filed under: EU Law

In its February 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.

Comparative advertising must not mislead, rules EU Court

Comparative advertising must not mislead, rules EU Court

Posted by EUbusiness at 09 February 2017, 23:04 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Headline2, Consumer

The European Court of Justice on Wednesday ruled against inaccurate and misleading advertising practices which compare prices between shops while using different formats and sizes.

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EU countries fall short in implementing environmental laws

EU countries fall short in implementing environmental laws

Posted by EUbusiness at 06 February 2017, 23:24 CET |

States are falling short in implementing EU environmental laws in areas such as waste management, air quality and water management, the EU Commission said on Monday.

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Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting

Posted by EUbusiness at 06 February 2017, 17:45 CET |
Filed under: Development, EU Law, Social

The European Union has actively participated in international cooperation to promote the elimination of Female Genital Mutilation. Discussion on Female Genital Mutilation is included in human rights and political dialogues with partner countries and in annual dialogues with civil society organisations.

Terrorist links sufficient to reject asylum seeker: EU Court

Terrorist links sufficient to reject asylum seeker: EU Court

Posted by EUbusiness at 01 February 2017, 13:54 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, terrorism, Headline2

An asylum seeker does not personally need to have committed terrorist acts for an application for asylum to the EU to be refused, the European Court of Justice ruled on Tuesday.

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ECB Greek debt exchange scheme lawful: EU Court

ECB Greek debt exchange scheme lawful: EU Court

Posted by EUbusiness at 26 January 2017, 18:30 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Headline2, Finance, Greece

The ECB is not bound to make good losses allegedly sustained in 2012 by commercial banks holding Greek debt instruments in connection with restructuring of Greek debt, the EU's top court ruled Tuesday.

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