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Brussels launches 'eLeniency' tool to help break cartels

Brussels launches 'eLeniency' tool to help break cartels

Posted by EUbusiness at 19 March 2019, 23:24 CET |
Filed under: Headline2, Competition, Crime

A new online 'eLeniency' tool, launched by the EU on Tuesday, is aimed at making it it easier for companies and lawyers to submit documents as part of leniency and settlement proceedings in cartel cases.

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MEPs call for tougher cyber-security to counter Chinese 5G threat

MEPs call for tougher cyber-security to counter Chinese 5G threat

Posted by EUbusiness at 12 March 2019, 18:30 CET |
Filed under: Headline, Internet, Crime

The EU Parliament called Tuesday for action at EU level on the security threats linked to China’s growing technological presence in the EU, as it adopted a new Cybersecurity certification scheme for products, processes and services.

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First EU whistleblower law 'to protect interests of citizens'

First EU whistleblower law 'to protect interests of citizens'

Posted by EUbusiness at 12 March 2019, 17:30 CET |
Filed under: EU, EU Law, Headline2

EU negotiators reached an agreement Tuesday on rules to protect whistleblowers, with a new system to protect and encourage reporting of breaches of EU law in a range of areas including tax fraud and public procurement.

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Head of EEA Legal Coordination (Senior Officer), European Free Trade Association

Posted by EUbusiness at 08 March 2019, 11:45 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Trade

The European Free Trade Association is looking to recruit a Head of EEA Legal Coordination (Senior Officer) - EEA Coordination Division.

Food agency must reveal glyphosate studies: EU Court

Food agency must reveal glyphosate studies: EU Court

Posted by EUbusiness at 07 March 2019, 15:50 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Food & Drink, Headline2

The EU's top Court annulled Thursday decisions by the EU food agency EFSA to refuse access to studies on the toxicity and carcinogenicity of the pesticide glyphosate, which the World Health Organisation has linked to cancer.

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March 2019 infringements package: key decisions

Posted by EUbusiness at 07 March 2019, 13:50 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Commission

In its March 2019 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.

Euro tax police needed to tackle financial crime: MEPs

Euro tax police needed to tackle financial crime: MEPs

Posted by EUbusiness at 27 February 2019, 23:15 CET |

A special tax committee set up by the EU Parliament in the wake of the Luxleaks, Panama Papers and Paradise papers scandals adopted Wednesday a roadmap to fairer, more effective taxation and to tackling financial crimes.

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Lawyer in Directorate Patent Law, European Patent Office

Posted by EUbusiness at 28 February 2019, 23:10 CET |
Filed under: EU Law

The European Patent Office (EPO) - the second-largest public institution in Europe, with 7 000 staff members and a self-financed annual budget of EUR 2bn - is looking for a lawyer to work on patent law-related projects and tasks.

Amazon not obliged to provide phone no for consumers: EU Court Opinion

Amazon not obliged to provide phone no for consumers: EU Court Opinion

Posted by EUbusiness at 28 February 2019, 12:50 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Headline1, Consumer, Internet

Amazon and other e-commerce platforms are not obliged to make a telephone number available for consumers on their web pages, the EU top Court's Advocate General stated in an Opinion on Thursday.

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Myerson Solicitors LLP

Posted by EUbusiness at 28 February 2019, 11:50 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, UK

Myerson Solicitors are an award-winning, ‘Top Tier’ Legal 500-rated law firm, providing expert commercial and private services to businesses and individuals nationwide and beyond.

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EU adds Saudi Arabia to money-laundering blacklist

EU adds Saudi Arabia to money-laundering blacklist

Posted by EUbusiness at 13 February 2019, 20:50 CET |
Filed under: Headline2, Finance, Crime

Saudi Arabia has been added to the EU's list of 23 third countries with strategic deficiencies in their anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing frameworks, revealed Wednesday by the Commission.

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Money laundering: EU list of high-risk third countries

Posted by EUbusiness at 13 February 2019, 20:55 CET |
Filed under: Finance, Crime

The EU Commission adopted on 13 February its new list of 23 third countries with strategic deficiencies in their anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing frameworks.

Mandate for the EU-U.S. cooperation on electronic evidence

Posted by EUbusiness at 08 February 2019, 00:08 CET |
Filed under: USA, Crime

The European Commission recommended on 5 February engaging in two international negotiations on cross-border rules to obtain electronic evidence.

EU company law set to go digital

EU company law set to go digital

Posted by EUbusiness at 06 February 2019, 00:18 CET |

EU co-legislators agreed Monday on new rules to make it easier to establish a business electronically and promote online operations throughout a company's lifecycle through the use of digital tools.

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CETA investor dispute system 'compatible with EU law'

CETA investor dispute system 'compatible with EU law'

Posted by EUbusiness at 30 January 2019, 21:05 CET |
Filed under: Canada, Finance, EU Law, Trade, Headline2

The investment dispute mechanism of the free trade agreement between the EU and Canada (CETA) is compatible with EU law, an advocate-general of the EU Court said Wednesday in an Opinion.

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New EU property regime for international couples in force

New EU property regime for international couples in force

Posted by EUbusiness at 30 January 2019, 23:15 CET |

New EU regulations establishing clear rules applicable to property regimes for international married couples or registered partnerships in cases of divorce or death apply as of Tuesday.

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Austria's Good Friday law discriminatory: EU Court

Austria's Good Friday law discriminatory: EU Court

Posted by EUbusiness at 24 January 2019, 20:59 CET |

Austria's granting of a paid public holiday on Good Friday only to employees who are members of certain churches constitutes religious discrimination prohibited under EU law, the EU's top Court has ruled.

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January 2019 infringements package: key decisions

Posted by EUbusiness at 24 January 2019, 17:15 CET |
Filed under: EU Law

In its January 2019 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.

States who violate rule of law could lose EU funds, say MEPs

States who violate rule of law could lose EU funds, say MEPs

Posted by EUbusiness at 17 January 2019, 23:09 CET |

Governments who interfere with courts or fail to tackle fraud and corruption will risk suspension of EU funds, according to a draft law endorsed by the European Parliament on Thursday.

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EU Court annuls Commission block of UPS buy of TNT

EU Court annuls Commission block of UPS buy of TNT

Posted by EUbusiness at 17 January 2019, 00:14 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Headline2

The European Court of Justice confirmed Wednesday that a 2013 Commission decision to prohibit the acquisition of TNT Express by UPS must be annulled due to procedural irregularity.

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