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30 October 2009, 23:21 CET

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

EU vows 'thorough probe' of bribery claims in Kosovo mission

EU vows 'thorough probe' of bribery claims in Kosovo mission

Posted by EUbusiness at 30 October 2014, 18:55 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Headline, Kosovo

The head of the European Union's justice mission in Kosovo on Thursday said he took "very seriously" allegations that some top officials had taken bribes to drop criminal cases and vowed a thorough investigation.

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80 countries join fight to end banking secrecy

80 countries join fight to end banking secrecy

Posted by EUbusiness at 29 October 2014, 23:55 CET |
Filed under: fraud, tax, budget, OECD, Germany, Headline2

More than 80 countries signed up to a deal that could help end banking secrecy Wednesday in what the sponsors hope will be a major step in the global battle against tax evasion and fraud.

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Tax summit in Berlin aims to say goodbye to banking secrecy

Tax summit in Berlin aims to say goodbye to banking secrecy

Posted by EUbusiness at 29 October 2014, 11:45 CET |

The finance ministers of around 50 countries meet in Berlin on Wednesday to sign a deal they hope will put an end to banking secrecy and aid the worldwide fight against tax fraud and evasion.

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'Naked Rambler' case doesn't stand up in court

Posted by EUbusiness at 28 October 2014, 17:30 CET |
Filed under: Britain, court, Headline4, rights

The European Court of Human Rights has rejected the case brought by Britain's "Naked Rambler", saying his freedoms had not been transgressed by his multiple convictions for nudity.

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Lawyer-linguists (m/f), Council and Parliament, European Personnel Selection Office

Posted by EPSO at 27 October 2014, 11:05 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Languages

The Council of the European Union and the European Parliament in Brussels are looking to recruit lawyer-linguists with the following main languages: Finnish, French, Portuguese, Romanian or Slovak.

Russian banks take EU to court over sanctions

Russian banks take EU to court over sanctions

Posted by EUbusiness at 24 October 2014, 16:20 CET |

Three of Russia's biggest lenders said Friday that they are taking the EU to court over sanctions imposed on them as part of measures aimed at forcing Moscow's cooperation in the Ukraine crisis.

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Senior Lawyer - Justice & Fundamental Rights, Milieu Ltd

Posted by Milieu at 23 October 2014, 15:55 CET |
Filed under: EU Law

Milieu Ltd are seeking to recruit an additional senior/principal legal advisor to compliment their team and maintain their continued growth.

Ex-IMF head pays EUR 3m bond in Spain scandal: source

Posted by EUbusiness at 22 October 2014, 14:55 CET |
Filed under: banking, corruption, Spain, crime

Ex-IMF head Rodrigo Rato paid a three-million-euro court bond Wednesday over allegations of lavish spending on company expenses while he was an executive at a bailed-out bank, a judicial source said.

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Regulatory Impact Assessment Specialist/Economist, Milieu Ltd.

Posted by Milieu at 22 October 2014, 11:00 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Finance

Milieu Ltd. is looking to recruit a Regulatory Impact Assessment Specialist/Economist.

Italy uncovers EUR 1.7 bn vast corporate fraud

Posted by EUbusiness at 21 October 2014, 11:50 CET |
Filed under: tax, fraud, Italy, budget

Italy's financial police on Tuesday said they had broken up a ring of companies they believe used false accounting to defraud the state out of 1.7 billion euros of tax.

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Cap on migrants to UK against rules: Barroso

Cap on migrants to UK against rules: Barroso

Posted by EUbusiness at 20 October 2014, 00:40 CET |

Limiting the number of migrants to Britain from within the European Union would be against EU law, outgoing Commission president Jose Manuel Barroso warned in London on Sunday.

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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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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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