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Legal and Public Affairs Manager, European Federation for Hunting and Conservation

Posted by EUbusiness at 05 December 2019, 22:50 CET |
Filed under: EU Law-environment

FACE, the European Federation for Hunting and Conservation, is looking for a Legal and Public Affairs Manager to join its team in Brussels.

Legal Liaison Officer - Grand Corruption Cases, Transparency International (TI)

Posted by EUbusiness at 05 December 2019, 21:50 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Finance

Transparency International (TI) is looking to recruit a Legal Liaison Officer - Grand Corruption Cases.

November 2019 infringements package: key decisions

Posted by EUbusiness at 27 November 2019, 18:13 CET |
Filed under: EU Law

In its November 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.

Associate - EU regulatory, VVGB Advocaten

Posted by EUbusiness at 20 November 2019, 16:05 CET |
Filed under: EU Law

VVGB is looking for an Associate in the EU Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Regulatory Practice.

EU acts against UK for not nominating Commissioner

EU acts against UK for not nominating Commissioner

Posted by EUbusiness at 14 November 2019, 23:05 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Commission, Headline2, UK

The European Commission sent a letter of formal notice to the United Kingdom Thursday for breaching its EU Treaty obligations by not suggesting a candidate for the post of EU Commissioner.

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Products from Israeli settlements must be labelled as such: EU top Court

Products from Israeli settlements must be labelled as such: EU top Court

Posted by EUbusiness at 12 November 2019, 23:45 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Israel, Headline2, Trade

Foodstuffs originating in Israel's occupied territories must bear the indication of their territory of origin, the EU's top Court ruled on Tuesday, and be labelled if originating from an Israeli settlement.

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Poland's judicial reform broke EU law: EU top Court

Poland's judicial reform broke EU law: EU top Court

Posted by EUbusiness at 05 November 2019, 17:10 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Poland, Headline2

Changes to Polish law lowering the retirement age of ordinary court judges, and setting a different retirement age depending on their gender, are contrary to EU law, the EU's top Court ruled on Tuesday.

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Report assessing consistency of approaches in the identification of operators of essential services

Posted by EUbusiness at 29 October 2019, 18:40 CET |
Filed under: Internet, Crime

Under EU Directive 2016/1148 on Security of Network and Information Systems (the "NIS Directive"), identified operators of essential services will have to take appropriate security measures and to notify serious cyber incidents to the relevant national authority. The report published on 28 October 2019 provides an overview of how Member States have identified operators of essential services who have to put in place cyber-security measures and report major cyber-incidents due to their importance for the economy and society.

Executive Human Resources Officer / Chief Talent Development Officer, European Patent Office

Posted by EUbusiness at 28 October 2019, 12:05 CET |

The European Patent Office has a vacancy for an Executive Human Resources Officer / Chief Talent Development Officer.

Rubik's Cube loses its EU trademark

Rubik's Cube loses its EU trademark

Posted by EUbusiness at 24 October 2019, 16:00 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Headline2, trademark

The EU Court confirmed Thursday cancellation of the EU trade mark consisting of the shape of the ‘Rubik’s Cube’, saying the shape was a consequence of a technical solution and could not be registered.

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October 2019 infringements package: key decisions

Posted by EUbusiness at 10 October 2019, 16:25 CET |
Filed under: EU Law

In its October 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.

New EU law to help protect whistleblowers from 2021

New EU law to help protect whistleblowers from 2021

Posted by EUbusiness at 07 October 2019, 17:10 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Headline2, Finance

The EU formally adopted Monday a new set of rules to guarantee a high level protection to whistleblowers across a wide range of sectors including public procurement, financial services and money laundering.

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EU Court forces global deletion of defamatory comment on Facebook

EU Court forces global deletion of defamatory comment on Facebook

Posted by EUbusiness at 03 October 2019, 16:25 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Headline2, Internet

Facebook can be ordered to seek and remove, among shared user content, defamatory content which is identical to content already characterised as illegal, the EU Court of Justice ruled on Thursday.

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Internet cookies 'consent or be tracked' is not an option: EU Court

Internet cookies 'consent or be tracked' is not an option: EU Court

Posted by EUbusiness at 01 October 2019, 23:20 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Headline2, Consumer, Internet

Internet 'cookies' can only be set if users have given consent that is valid under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and a pre-ticked checkbox is insufficient, the EU's top Court ruled on Tuesday.

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EU-UN Spotlight Initiative to eliminate violence against women and girls

Posted by EUbusiness at 26 September 2019, 23:21 CET |
Filed under: Development, Social, Crime

Today in the margins of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, the European Union and the United Nations are hosting a high level event on the EU-UN Spotlight Initiative - inviting all countries, leaders, civil society representatives and local ambassadors to join the movement and take action to end violence against women and girls.

MEPs give green light for first EU Chief Prosecutor

MEPs give green light for first EU Chief Prosecutor

Posted by EUbusiness at 25 September 2019, 23:39 CET |

EU Parliament and Council negotiators agreed Wednesday on the appointment of Laura Codruta Kövesi, the MEPs' preferred choice to be the first head of the new EU Public Prosecutor’s Office.

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Google 'right to be forgotten' applies only in EU: EU Court

Google 'right to be forgotten' applies only in EU: EU Court

Posted by EUbusiness at 24 September 2019, 22:00 CET |

Google's 'right to be forgotten', defined as "the right to silence on past events in life that are no longer occurring", only applies in EU Member States, the EU's top Court ruled on Tuesday.

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Suspension of Parliament unlawful, rules UK Supreme Court

Suspension of Parliament unlawful, rules UK Supreme Court

Posted by EUbusiness at 24 September 2019, 14:05 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Brexit, Headline2, Britain

The prorogation of Britain's Parliament by prime minister Boris Johnson was unlawful, the Supreme Court ruled Tuesday in a huge setback for the prime minister and his no-deal Brexit strategy.

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No patents on naturally obtained plants and seeds, say MEPs

No patents on naturally obtained plants and seeds, say MEPs

Posted by EUbusiness at 19 September 2019, 21:25 CET |

Fruit, vegetables or animals obtained from conventional breeding processes, such as crossing, must not become patentable, the European Parliament said in a non-legislative resolution on Thursday.

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EUR 740m of fake goods stopped at EU borders

EUR 740m of fake goods stopped at EU borders

Posted by EUbusiness at 19 September 2019, 18:10 CET |

Fake and potentially dangerous goods worth nearly EUR 740 million were intercepted at EU customs borders in 2018, according to new figures released Thursday by the European Commission.

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