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February 2021 infringements package: key decisions

Posted by EUbusiness at 21 February 2021, 22:00 CET |
Filed under: EU Law

In its regular package of infringement decisions, the European Commission pursues legal action against EU Member States for failing to comply with their obligations under EU law. These decisions, covering various sectors and EU policy areas, aim to ensure the proper application of EU law for the benefit of citizens and businesses.

Legal project manager in European banking and financial law, Tipik

Posted by EUbusiness at 17 February 2021, 23:35 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Finance

Tipik are looking to recruit a Legal Project manager in European banking and financial law to consolidate their Brussels-based Legal Department.

Legal Advisor (environment/energy), Milieu Law & Policy Consulting

Posted by EUbusiness at 14 February 2021, 15:45 CET |
Filed under: EU Law-environment

Milieu Law & Policy Consulting are looking for a full-time Legal Advisor with a background in EU law and expertise in environment or energy, for an immediate position to support their busy team.

States fail to transpose new EU telecoms rules

States fail to transpose new EU telecoms rules

Posted by EUbusiness at 04 February 2021, 17:30 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Headline2, Telecoms, Internet

The EU Commission started legal action Thursday against 24 Member States for failing to enact a new EU telecoms directive which regulates and reforms electronic communications networks and services.

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General counsel, Greenpeace International

Posted by EUbusiness at 02 February 2021, 11:35 CET |
Filed under: EU Law-environment

Greenpeace International is seeking a General Counsel to continue its proud tradition of building movements that fight for a just and sustainable future for our planet and its people.

Brussels takes next step in rule of law action against Poland

Brussels takes next step in rule of law action against Poland

Posted by EUbusiness at 28 January 2021, 00:23 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Poland

The European Commission sent an additional reasoned opinion to Poland on Wednesday as it steps up its legal action to safeguard the independence of the judiciary in Poland.

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Latvian Law Firms

Posted by EUbusiness at 25 January 2021, 22:15 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Latvia

When somebody calls himself a 'lawyer' in English, this typically means that he or she has a lawyer's degree and is a member of a Bar association of the respective state. In its term, 'law firm' would mean a partnership or a company where 'lawyers' are practicing together with other lawyers.

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EUR 20m to help European SMEs maximise IP assets

EUR 20m to help European SMEs maximise IP assets

Posted by EUbusiness at 11 January 2021, 23:22 CET |

As of Monday, small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) were able to apply for financing under a EUR 20 million grant scheme to help EU companies to make better use of intellectual property rights.

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MEPs approve 'rule of law conditionality' for access to EU funds

MEPs approve 'rule of law conditionality' for access to EU funds

Posted by EUbusiness at 16 December 2020, 18:25 CET |

EU states failing to uphold the EU's common values risk losing access to EU funds, following MEPs' approval Wednesday of a regulation to protect EU funds from being misused by governments who bend the rule of law.

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EU to tighten cybersecurity of connected devices

EU to tighten cybersecurity of connected devices

Posted by EUbusiness at 03 December 2020, 21:50 CET |
Filed under: Internet, Headline2, Crime

The EU Council approved Thursday conclusions acknowledging increased use of consumer devices connected to the internet and the related new risks for privacy, information security and cybersecurity.

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December 2020 infringements package: key decisions

Posted by EUbusiness at 03 December 2020, 18:22 CET |
Filed under: EU Law

In its regular package of infringement decisions, the European Commission pursues legal action against EU Member States for failing to comply with their obligations under EU law. These decisions, covering various sectors and EU policy areas, aim to ensure the proper application of EU law for the benefit of citizens and businesses.

Modernising EU justice systems

Posted by EUbusiness at 02 December 2020, 21:54 CET |
Filed under: EU Law

The European Commission adopted oon 2 December a package of initiatives to modernise the EU justice systems. The two main pillars of the new package are a Communication on the digitalisation of justice in the EU, and a new Strategy on European judicial training.

EU Parliament green light for consumers to defend their rights collectively

EU Parliament green light for consumers to defend their rights collectively

Posted by EUbusiness at 24 November 2020, 23:40 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Headline2, Consumer

Groups of consumers will be able to join forces and launch collective action in the EU, following the final green light from MEPs Tuesday to EU-wide rules for the protection of collective interest of consumers.

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EU Court rules against French ban on marketing CBD

EU Court rules against French ban on marketing CBD

Posted by EUbusiness at 19 November 2020, 18:08 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Headline2, Health

The European Court of Justice ruled Thursday against France's ban on the marketing of wholly hemp-derived cannabidiol (CBD), when it has been lawfully produced in another EU Member State.

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Access to EU funds to be conditional on rule of law

Access to EU funds to be conditional on rule of law

Posted by EUbusiness at 05 November 2020, 22:10 CET |

EU countries that disrespect the rule of law will risk losing access to EU funds, under a provisional deal on 'budget conditionality' struck by the EU Parliament and Council negotiators on Thursday.

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Class actions in Europe move a step closer

Class actions in Europe move a step closer

Posted by EUbusiness at 04 November 2020, 23:15 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Headline2, Consumer

The EU Council adopted its position at first reading Wednesday on a draft directive on representative actions for the protection of the collective interests of consumers within Europe.

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October 2020 infringements package: key decisions

Posted by EUbusiness at 30 October 2020, 23:45 CET |
Filed under: EU Law

In its regular package of infringement decisions, the European Commission pursues legal action against EU Member States for failing to comply with their obligations under EU law. These decisions, covering various sectors and EU policy areas, aim to ensure the proper application of EU law for the benefit of citizens and businesses. The key decisions taken by the Commission are presented below and grouped by policy area. The Commission is also closing 97 cases in which the issues with the Member States concerned have been solved without the Commission needing to pursue the procedure further.

Cyber attacks threat grows under Covid-19

Cyber attacks threat grows under Covid-19

Posted by EUbusiness at 20 October 2020, 23:15 CET |
Filed under: Internet, Headline2, Crime

Cyber criminals have advanced their capabilities during the pandemic, adapting quickly and targeting victim groups more effectively, according to a report Tuesday from the EU cybersecurity agency.

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EU begins legal action against UK for breaching legal obligations

EU begins legal action against UK for breaching legal obligations

Posted by EUbusiness at 01 October 2020, 14:25 CET |

Following Britain's refusal to remove parts of its draft Internal Market Bill by end September, the Commission began legal action Thursday for the UK's breach of obligations under the Withdrawal Agreement.

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Poland, Hungary under rule of law spotlight

Poland, Hungary under rule of law spotlight

Posted by EUbusiness at 30 September 2020, 21:40 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Hungary, Poland, Headline2

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 judicial independence and corruption in Hungary.

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