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EU begins action against Poland over independence of judiciary
Despite repeated efforts to engage with Polish authorities over judicial independence, the European Commission concluded Wednesday that there is a clear risk ... last modified 24 December 2017, 12:57 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
Illegal Bialowieza logging could cost Poland EUR 100,000 a day
Poland will have to pay a EUR 100,000 penalty per day if it continues banned logging activities in the EU-protected Bialowieza Forest, one of the last ... last modified 22 November 2017, 00:01 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
Poland's Bialowieza Forest logging 'infringes EU law'
It is unlawful to increase logging in Poland's Bialowieza Forest, the Advocate General of the European Court of Justice confirmed in an opinion issued Tuesday. ... last modified 21 February 2018, 22:55 CET — filed under: , , , — Relevance: 1%
EU launches legal action over Poland's Supreme Court changes
The EU Commission launched an infringement procedure against Poland Monday over changes to Polish law on the Supreme Court, which it says undermines the ... last modified 03 July 2018, 17:52 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
Brussels OKs Polish energy production scheme
A Polish scheme to support high-efficiency co-generators of heat and power complies with EU state aid rules, the EU Commission found Wednesday, since it ... last modified 28 September 2016, 20:40 CET — filed under: , , , — Relevance: 1%
Poland: "overwhelming evidence" of rule of law breaches, say MEPs
After Poland's right-wing presidency retained power last weekend, an EU Parliament committee accused it Thursday of backsliding on democracy, the rule of law ... last modified 17 July 2020, 00:04 CET — filed under: , , , — Relevance: 1%
Lowering Polish judges' retirement age unlawful: EU top Court
Polish legislation to lower the retirement age of Supreme Court judges breaches EU law, the EU's top Court ruled Monday, going against principles of the ... last modified 25 June 2019, 00:48 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
Doing business in Poland: Sustainability
According to the Polish Constitution, the state has to protect the environment, guided by the principle of sustainable development. In order to contribute to ... last modified 03 April 2012, 12:05 CET — filed under: , , , , — Relevance: 1%
Doing business in Poland: Staff welfare
This guide outlines the social rules in Poland and the legislation that regulates workers' rights and employers' obligations. last modified 03 April 2012, 12:04 CET — filed under: , , , — Relevance: 1%
EU steps up legal action against Poland over judicial independence
The European Commission took another step in its infringement procedure against Poland over the rule of law Tuesday, pursuing efforts to protect the ... last modified 14 August 2018, 21:43 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
EU warns Poland on rule of law
The European Commission warned Poland on Wednesday of a "systemic risk to the rule of law" in a first step setting out the EU's concerns on various ... last modified 02 June 2016, 01:43 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
EU questions Italy, Poland and Germany over safety of inland waterways vessels
The European Commission has yesterday sent reasoned opinions to Italy, Poland and Germany for failing to notify measures for the implementation of EU ... last modified 04 June 2010, 23:26 CET — filed under: , , , , — Relevance: 1%
Poland and the euro
Poland joined the European Union in 2004 and is currently preparing to adopt the euro. last modified 04 February 2008, 00:32 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
Commission decision against Telekomunikacja Polska
The European Commission has imposed a fine of €127 554 194 on telecoms operator Telekomunikacja Polska S.A. (TP) for abusing its dominant position in Poland in ... last modified 22 June 2011, 20:30 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
Brussels takes legal action against Poland over judges' independence
The EU Commission launched legal action again Poland Wednesday over a new law which it says undermines the judicial independence of Polish judges and is ... last modified 05 May 2020, 00:12 CET — filed under: , , , — Relevance: 1%
Logging in Bialowieza Forest broke law: EU Court
Increasing logging operations in Poland's Białowieza Forest nature reserve infringed EU law, the European Court of Justice ruled Tuesday in a final judgement. last modified 20 April 2018, 00:14 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
EU top court demands Poland halt Supreme Court purge
The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) decided Friday that Polish authorities must halt the appointment of new judges to the Supreme Court while it ... last modified 25 October 2018, 18:04 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
EU finance for new express roads in Poland to overcome bottlenecks in trans-European infrastructure
The European Commission approved on 17 March ten major projects worth EUR 3.3 billion for the construction of approximately 330km of new express roads in ... last modified 17 March 2016, 15:46 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
Logging of Bialowieza Forest illegal, confirms Advocate General of EU Court
The Advocate General of the Court of Justice of the European Union has today issued an opinion in which he confirms that it was unlawful to increase logging in ... last modified 20 February 2018, 21:11 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
EU opens infringement procedure against Poland over judicial independence
The European Commission launched an infringement procedure against Poland Wednesday, citing the aim of protecting Polish judges from political control. The ... last modified 05 April 2019, 00:12 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
Jewish life in Poland: Achievements, challenges and priorities since the collapse of communism
A detailed look at Jewish life in Poland based on interviews with a broad range of Polish Jewish leaders. It highlights the 'multiplier effect' of Jewish ... last modified 28 October 2014, 10:53 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
Poland, Hungary under rule of law spotlight
Europe faces important challenges to the rule of law, an EU-wide report published Wednesday by the Commission shows, highlighting the threat to Poland's ... last modified 01 October 2020, 18:28 CET — filed under: , , , — Relevance: 1%
Synchronisation of Baltic States' electricity networks with the continental European network (CEN)
On 28 June, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker signed, jointly with leaders of Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia and Poland a political Roadmap for ... last modified 28 June 2018, 22:47 CET — filed under: , , , , — Relevance: 1%
EU greenlights Polish CO2 emissions allocation plan
The European Commission has no objections to Poland's new national allocation plan for distributing CO2 emission allowances for the 2008-2012 trading period of ... last modified 19 April 2010, 23:58 CET — filed under: , , , — Relevance: 1%
Germany's restriction on Polish labour deemed discriminatory
Germany has infringed Community law by restricting to its own undertakings alone the possibility of entering into contracts with Polish undertakings in respect ... last modified 04 February 2010, 23:58 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
Commission approves EUR 251 million aid for Gdansk shipyard in Poland - briefing
Following an in-depth investigation opened in June 2005, the European Commission has authorised under EC Treaty state aid rules various support measures worth ... last modified 22 July 2009, 13:38 CET — filed under: , , , , — Relevance: 1%
Poland taken to EU Court of Justice over biofuel restrictions
Poland is being referred to the Court of Justice of the EU for establishing restrictions in Polish law against certain imported biofuels and raw materials for ... last modified 26 May 2016, 19:23 CET — filed under: , , , , — Relevance: 1%
Polish retail tax comes under Brussels scrutiny
The EU Commission opened an in-depth probe into a Polish tax on the retail sector Tuesday, concerned that the progressive rates based on turnover give ... last modified 20 September 2016, 23:44 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
EU asks Poland to comply with rules on flood prevention
The European Commission asks Poland to comply with EU environmental legislation in the area of flood prevention and risk management. last modified 14 July 2010, 18:31 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
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