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31 October 2009, 00:21 CET

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

EU warns Poland over independence of judiciary

EU warns Poland over independence of judiciary

Posted by EUbusiness at 20 July 2017, 23:44 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Poland, Headline2

The European Commission expressed grave concern Wednesday about the clear risks for the independence of the judiciary in Poland and urges the Polish Government to put its new laws on hold

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Belgian airlines aid broke state aid rules, says EU

Belgian airlines aid broke state aid rules, says EU

Posted by EUbusiness at 18 July 2017, 22:45 CET |

Public support granted by Belgium to three airlines flying from Brussels airport gave them an unfair advantage over other airlines, in breach of EU state aid rules, the EU Commission concluded Tuesday.

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Program Manager for the Global Counterterrorism Forum (GCTF) Administrative Unit, T.M.C. Asser Instituut

Posted by Asser Instituut at 18 July 2017, 12:35 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Terrorism

T.M.C. Asser Instituut seek a hands-on Program Manager with extensive experience in the fields of counter-terrorism, countering violent extremism and international relations, as well as negotiations and project management.

Senior Lawyer (Law & Policy), Fair Trials Europe

Posted by Fair Trials at 13 July 2017, 23:15 CET |
Filed under: EU Law

Fair Trials is seeking to appoint a Senior Lawyer for its Law & Policy Team in its Brussels office, starting 1 September 2017 at the earliest.

July 2017 infringements package - Part 2: other letters of formal notice

Posted by EUbusiness at 13 July 2017, 14:30 CET |
Filed under: EU Law

In addition to key decisions set out in Part 1, the European Commission decided on 13 July 2017 to send letters of formal notice for the following types of EU law infringements:

July 2017 infringements package: key decisions - Part 1

Posted by EUbusiness at 13 July 2017, 14:22 CET |
Filed under: EU Law

In its July 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.

Member States compliance with EU law - 2016 report

Posted by EUbusiness at 06 July 2017, 22:40 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Single Market

Today's Annual Report on monitoring the application of EU law sets out how the Commission monitored and enforced EU law in 2016. The online Single Market Scoreboard, also published today,shows that whilst most barriers to the free movement of persons, services, goods and capital are being eliminated, in some fields the situation is stalling or even worsening.

EU Court delivers another blow to Uber service

EU Court delivers another blow to Uber service

Posted by EUbusiness at 04 July 2017, 16:45 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Headline2, Transport

Uber, the taxi app for smartphones, again found itself on the wrong side of the EU's top Court Tuesday when its Advocate-General said France could ban it for "illegal exercise of transport activities".

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New EU insolvency rules enter in force

New EU insolvency rules enter in force

Posted by EUbusiness at 27 June 2017, 22:21 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Headline2, SMEs, Finance

New rules on cross-border insolvency proceedings, first proposed in 2012 and adopted by EU legislators in 2015 to facilitate debt recovery, entered into force throughout the European Union on Monday.

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Non-EU nationals entitled to social benefits: EU Court

Non-EU nationals entitled to social benefits: EU Court

Posted by EUbusiness at 21 June 2017, 23:43 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Headline2, Social

A non-EU national holding a single work permit in a Member State enjoys, as a general rule, the social security benefits provided for that state's nationals, the EU's top Court ruled on Wednesday.

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June 2017 infringements package: key decisions

Posted by EUbusiness at 14 June 2017, 23:05 CET |
Filed under: EU Law

In its June 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.

Gibraltar and UK are single entity, says EU Court

Gibraltar and UK are single entity, says EU Court

Posted by EUbusiness at 14 June 2017, 15:15 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Headline2, Gibraltar, UK

Providing services by operators established in Gibraltar to persons established in the UK constitutes, in EU law, a situation confined in all respects within a single Member State, the EU's top court has ruled.

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European Public Prosecutor's Office

Posted by EUbusiness at 08 June 2017, 22:00 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, fraud

in the Justice council of 8 June, 20 EU Member States reached a political agreement on the establishment of the new European Public Prosecutor's Office under enhanced cooperation.

Top EU Court upholds ban on sugar health claims

Top EU Court upholds ban on sugar health claims

Posted by EUbusiness at 08 June 2017, 15:39 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Headline2, Health

The EU's top Court upheld a Commission ban on health claims relating to glucose Thursday, saying these encouraged sugar consumption against generally accepted principles of nutrition and health.

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Worker entitled to paid holiday: EU Court opinion

Worker entitled to paid holiday: EU Court opinion

Posted by EUbusiness at 08 June 2017, 15:18 CET |

It is incompatible with EU law to require a worker to take leave first before establishing whether he is entitled to be paid for it, EU Court of Justice Advocate General Tanchev made clear in an opinion Thursday.

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New European crime investigation tool comes into force

New European crime investigation tool comes into force

Posted by EUbusiness at 22 May 2017, 22:48 CET |
Filed under: Headline2, Crime

A new tool to help European authorities fight crime and terrorism came into force Monday, simplifying the work of judicial authorities when they request evidence located in another EU country.

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May 2017 infringements package: key decisions

Posted by EUbusiness at 17 May 2017, 13:45 CET |
Filed under: EU Law

In its May 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.

Free trade deals cannot be agreed by EU alone: EU Court

Free trade deals cannot be agreed by EU alone: EU Court

Posted by EUbusiness at 16 May 2017, 15:33 CET |

The EU Commission cannot conclude trade deals without the approval of national parliaments,when they contain investment dispute systems that supersede national courts, the EU's top court ruled on Tuesday.

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